Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection  - Joseph Boone Hunter, MS.0119

Joseph Boone Hunter was born on December 27, 1886, and died in September 1987. His career included teaching in public schools and colleges, the army chaplaincy with active foreign service, missionary work in the Far East and Middle East, United States Civil Service, and a score of interim pastorates. His contributions in Arkansas include service at Rohwer Relocation Camp where he was in charge of the school, hospital, and social welfare, as well as his church service. He was the first pastor of Pulaski Heights Christian Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1927-1940.

This collection contains Hunter's correspondence and writings. The writings include articles, poems, sermons, and books.

  • I. Correspondence (Box 1)
    • A. General
    • B. 1934 trip
    • C. Mike Masaoka and Rohwer
    • D. Yoshida letters
    • E. “Dear Dr. Hunter,” a bound volume of letters from students, former students, faculty, administrative associates, and other friends
  • II. Financial papers
  • III. Writings
    • A. Poems
      • 1. Alone
      • 2. Amazing grace
      • 3. Autumn in Vermont
      • 4. Betty Lu
      • 5. Bliss
      • 6. Buddy goes a'fishin
      • 7. Christ would come again
      • 8. Christmas can never grow old
      • 9. Christmas and children
      • 10. Christmas night
      • 11. Communion
      • 12. Larry Connelley
      • 13. Conviction
      • 14. The erroneous quest
      • 15. Evening reflections
      • 16. The flame
      • 17. Futility
      • 18. Goodbye to Richard Clayborne
      • 19. Growing up
      • 20. Edward Lee Hunter
      • 21. Luther Taylor Hunter
      • 22. I am a square
      • 23. Integrity
      • 24. A last request
      • 25. Life's joy
      • 26. Little Rock
      • 27. Loxley Hall
      • 28. Just as I am
      • 29. Midnight reverie
      • 30. My Christmas wish
      • 31. My confident hope
      • 32. My task
      • 33. My young friend
      • 34. Our bondage
      • 35. Our wedding song
      • 36. Personal problems
      • 37. Elmer Pigg
      • 38. Put more Jesus into your life
      • 39. The quandery
      • 40. The real victor
      • 41. Reflections
      • 42. Response
      • 43. Responsibility
      • 44. Thanksgiving evening
      • 45. To Karen
      • 46. To our neighbor Bobby
      • 47. Traditions
      • 48. Useful retirement
      • 49. The vision
      • 50. The voyage
      • 51. Watergate
      • 52. Welcome
      • 53. The West
      • 54. Other assorted poems
    • B. Poems from which copies were made 1979 February 13
    • C. Articles, speeches, et cetera
      • 1. About the Hunter ancestry
      • 2. Baseball and house arrest in Tokyo
      • 3. A Christian world order
      • 4. The end of war?
      • 5. The evacuation of Japanese Americans
      • 6. Freedom to inquire
      • 7. The “go-for-broke” boys of World War II
      • 8. The great decisions
      • 9. Historic monuments
      • 10. Honorable mention
      • 11. Joseph Boone Hunter
      • 12. Japanese agricultural loss
      • 13. Life and work of Joseph B. Hunter
      • 14. Light in the darkness
      • 15. A minority in our midst
      • 16. One man's judgment
      • 17. Our world in miniature
      • 18. Personal reflections and associations at the time of my final decision to enter the ministry
      • 19. A place called Rohwer (2 different articles)
      • 20. Recollections and reflections which may be of interest to the next generation of the Hunter tradition, et cetera
      • 21. Reflections on experiences in the Far East
      • 22. Remembering the dead, Decoration Day address delivered at Forest Grove, 1943 May 6
      • 23. Rohwer relocation story
      • 24. Seeing through the darkness
      • 25. The significance of the monument located at the Rohwer Relocation Center Cemetery
      • 26. The Sino-Japanese War: Its causes and its ultimate consequences
      • 27. The skeleton in our closet
      • 28. Speaking of operations
      • 29. This is a postscript
      • 30. A unique monument in Arkansas
    • D. Sermons
      • 1. The absolute standard
      • 2. The assurance of immortality
      • 3. The authority of Christ
      • 4. The beatitudes
      • 5. The beloved physician
      • 6. Can an old book teach us?
      • 7. The Christian movement and world order
      • 8. Christianity discovers its task
      • 9. The church’s great hour
      • 10. The church’s one foundation
      • 11. A commission for Christians
      • 12. Compassion is our business
      • 13. Continuing what the Lord Jesus began
      • 14. The fiftieth anniversary
      • 15. The forgiveness of sin
      • 16. The glory of the defeated
      • 17. Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel
      • 18. The gospel of God
      • 19. The greatest commandment
      • 20. Guideposts for a great life
      • 21. I believe in Christ
      • 22. I believe in Christ Jesus
      • 23. I believe in God
      • 24. I believe in the Holy Spirit of God
      • 25. I believe in man
      • 26. I believe in man: What is man that thou art mindful of him?
      • 27. Jesus' final sermon
      • 28. Jesus the great gatherer
      • 29. Jesus' highest praise
      • 30. The judgment of God
      • 31. Lessons from history
      • 32. Life's guideposts
      • 33. Making life new
      • 34. The meaning of Easter
      • 35. Mercy is our business
      • 36. My gospel
      • 37. The new testament message for its day and our day
      • 38. No triumphal marches
      • 39. An ordinary charge
      • 40. Our debt to the apostle Paul
      • 41. Praying for the peace of the world
      • 42. Preaching in an unjust society
      • 43. Saving America
      • 44. The sermon on the mountain
      • 45. Shall I join the church
      • 46. Shall we belittle religion or glorify it?
      • 47. Softening the demands of Jesus
      • 48. This strange religion
      • 49. Understanding the Christian scriptures
      • 50. Understanding Jesus
      • 51. Wanted, a statesman and diplomat
      • 52. Wedding ceremony
      • 53. What is the Christian religion?
      • 54. What is the gospel?
      • 55. What is happening to our civilization?
      • 56. What shall we do with truth? Or the danger of listening
      • 57. What would ye do or granted one request
      • 58. Who paid for my Bible?
      • 59. Who shall roll away the stone?
    • E. Memorials
      • Jacob Caswell Mason
      • Colonel Robert Sanders
    • F. Diary
    • G. Other
      • 1. China's Living Goddess of Mercy
      • 2. Rohwer Relocation Center certificate of entry on the National Register of Historic Places
      • 3. China's Millions
      • 4. Book review: Joseph Boone Hunter - A parson's diary by Mims Thornburg Workman
      • 5. Questions asked Dr. Hunter
      • 6. Unidentified translation sheet
      • 7. Lists
  • IV. Printed materials
    • A. Books, pamphlets, et cetera
      • 1. The argonaut, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1951 1951
      • 2. Facts about Japanese Americans
      • 3. 50 years of service, 1927-1977: Pulaski Heights Christian Church 1977
      • 4. Along the way by Joseph Boone Hunter (Fort Smith, Texas: Branch-Smith, Incorporated, 1972) 1972
      • 5. Christmas greetings and other poems by Joseph Boone Hunter
      • 6. Glimpses into the life of Christ by Joseph Boone Hunter (Fort Smith, Texas: Branch-Smith, Incorporated, 1975) 1975
      • 7. Japan: Cross roads of culture and commerce 1961, Tokyo 1961
      • 8. Pictorial Korea (Box 2)
      • 9. How I became a Christian (an invalid's testimony) by Teishin Yoshida
      • 10. [Girls Saint School], written in Japanese
    • B. Magazines, periodicals, et cetera
      • 1. The Japan architect: International edition of Shinkenchiku, 1979 May 1979
      • 2. Minister's bulletin, 1953 February 1953
      • 3. Tributes to Japanese American military service in World War II, Congressional Record, 1963 1963
    • C. Newspapers, clippings, et cetera
      • 1. The Pacific citizen, the national publication of the Japanese American Citizen League 1981-1983
        • a. 1981 August 28
        • b. 1983 February 11
      • 2. Clippings
      • 3. Rohwer clippings
    • D. Music
    • E. Other
      • 1. A memorial service: Our tribute of honor to Terou “Ted” Fujioka, First Methodist Church of Hollywood, 1945 November 11
      • 2. Wall hanging
  • V. Visuals 1916-1983
    • A. Drawings, paintings, et cetera
    • B. Photographs
    • C. Albums
    • D. Printed materials
  • VI. Diplomas, et cetera (Box 3)
    • A. Joseph Boone Hunter
      • 1. Bachelor of Arts, Transylvania University, 1916 1916
      • 2. Master of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1920 1920
      • 3. Theology, Yale, 1927 1927
      • 4. Doctor of Divinity, Butler University, 1956 1956
      • 5. Varsity Club membership, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1956 1956
    • B. Mary Cleary
      • 1. Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1916 1916
      • 2. Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, appointment as a missionary, 1921 1921

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