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CRA347 -- James Lewis Papers


1.25 Linear Feet
June 1993
Revised August 1994

The research materials of Dr. James W. Lewis constitute this collection. The files were gathered by Dr. Lewis during research for his book, The Protestant Experience in Gary, Indiana, 1906-1975: At Home in the City. The following inventory duplicates the folder titles used by Dr. Lewis. All of the items are photocopies, collected by Dr. Lewis from the archives at DePauw University, the First Presbyterian Church in Gary, and the Calumet Regional Archives at Indiana University Northwest.

Box Folder Description
1 1 Source Lists, James W. Lewis
2 Weekly Church Schools
3 City Church - Seaman Years
4 City Church - Devel and Avann
5 City Church - Clark and After
6 City Church Histories - Seaman, Switzer and B. Lewis
7 City Church, 1972-1975
8-9 City Church, Documents and Correspondence re: Building

Box Folder Description
2 1 First Presbyterian Church, 1906-1954
2 First Presbyterian Church, Post-Backmeyer, (1054-1986)
3 Minutes, First Presbyterian Church, Long-Range Planning Committee, (1956-1964)
4 Article, Christ Church, Gary, Indiana: A Sketch Book of Parish History, 1907-1940, 1940
5 Report, Reconnaissance Study of the Inner City, Gary, Indiana, 1964

Subject Tracings

  • Christ Church Episcopal
  • Churches
  • City Methodist Church
  • Education
  • First Presbyterian Church (Gary)
  • Gary