Owen Pence papers
SCOPE AND CONTENTS OF THE COLLECTION
Among the items collected by Pence include materials on atomic energy and its uses. The Middle East and its politics was also an interest of Pence and can be found in a small collection of publications. Pence's work with the YMCA is documented through correspondence, writings and materials on the United Nations.
- Majority of material found within ( 1950-1960)
- Pence, Owen E. (Owen Earle), 1887- (Person)
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BIOGRAPHY OF OWEN EARLE PENCE
Born in Keokuk, Iowa on September 2, 1887, Pence's YMCA career covered a period of more than 40 years. He began in student work at Robert College, Constantinople (now Istanbul), Turkey and in Illinois. Other positions included war service in France and with the National War Work Council, and 23 years on the staff of the National Council in the personnel department and later as director of the Bureau of Records, Studies and Trends and editor of the YMCA yearbook. After retirement in 1949, Pence represented the World Alliance of the YMCAs at the United Nations, where he was one of the best known and widely respected representatives of non-governmental organizations.
1.4 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)
Collected materials by Pence documenting his personal interests. Also included are materials on Pence's YMCA work.
Audio/visual materials removed from this collection include 8 photographs.
Material in this collection was formerly cataloged as part of the YMCA Biographical Files.
Processed by: Chan Harries, March 2005.
Catalog Record ID number: 4513087
- OWEN EARLE PENCE:
- An Inventory of His Papers
- Finding aid prepared by Chan Harries.
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