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Office of Religious Life records, 1861-2015

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Archives RG-10

Scope and Contents

RG 10 contains the records of the Office of Religious Life, which encompasses the Chaplain's Office and the Abbe Center for Jewish Life. The majority of these materials were given to the Archives by the Chaplain's Office sometime around 1994. These are the Chaplain's Office records, RG 10.04. The files include records on visiting professors and fellows, the Association of Episcopal Colleges, the Voorhees Exchange program, chapel bulletins and newsletters, the Canterbury Association, the William Smith College Christian Association, the religious requirement at Hobart College, and more. There are also chapel event programs organized by year (RG 10.01). There is one folder on the Abbe Center for Jewish Life, one on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Fund, and one on general information on religious life at the Colleges.


  • Creation: 1861-2015
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1939 - 2015


Historical Note

The Office of Religious Life was renamed the Office for Spiritual Engagement in 2015.


4 Linear Feet ([3 boxes])

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RG 10 is arranged in the following sub-groups:

.01: Chapel programs by year, 1934-2013 (Bulk, 1998-2013)

.02: Martin Luther King, Jr. Fund, 2003-2012

.03: Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 2010-2013

.04: Chaplain's Office records, 1861-1994 (Bulk, 1939-1994)

.05: General information on Religious Life, undated


Materials will be added to this Record Group as they are received.

Office of Religious Life records, 1861-2015: A Finding Aid
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Repository Details

Part of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections Repository

Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)