Guide to the Van Austin Harvey Papers

Stanford University Libraries Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2010 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1000
Title: Van Austin Harvey papers
Dates: 1952-2007
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: Collection includes correspondence with Rudolf Bultmann, 1960-73, Schubert Ogden, 1960-61, D. Z. Phillips, 2004, 2006, and Alvin Plantinga, 1997-98; a radio script, "The Academy Awards," prepared by Harvey and Bob Batchelder for Religion at the News Desk broadcast over WELI in New Haven, CT, March 22, 1952; bound copy of his dissertation "Myth, Faith, and History"; and examples of his published work including reprints, journal issues, and books.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Van A. Harvey, 2010.

Cite As

[identification of item], Van Austin Harvey Papers (SC1000). Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Professor of Religious Studies at Stanford University since 1978, Harvey trained at Yale Divinity School and taught at the University of Pennsylvania before coming to Stanford.

Scope and Contents note

Collection includes correspondence with Rudolf Bultmann, 1960-73, Schubert Ogden, 1960-61, D. Z. Phillips, 2004, 2006, and Alvin Plantinga, 1997-98; a radio script, "The Academy Awards," prepared by Harvey and Bob Batchelder for Religion at the News Desk broadcast over WELI in New Haven, CT, March 22, 1952; bound copy of his dissertation "Myth, Faith, and History"; and examples of his published work including reprints, journal issues, and books.

Access Terms

Bultmann, Rudolf Karl , 1884-1765.
Ogden, Schubert Miles, 1928-
Phillips, D. Z., (Dewi Zephaniah)
Plantinga, Alvin.
Religions --Study and teaching.
Stanford University--Faculty.


Collection Contents

 

Accession ARCH-2010-109 Papers and publications 1952-2007

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 1

Bultmann, Rudolf--correspondence, photocopies, [partly in German] 1960-1973

Box 1, Folder 2

Ogden, Schubert--correspondence [partly in German] 1960-1961

Box 1, Folder 3

Phillips, D. Z.--correspondence and Harvey's memorial address 2004-2006

Box 1, Folder 4

Plantinga, Alvin--correspondence and chapter text 1997-1998

Box 1, Folder 5

Colloquium on Kaufman's Systematic Theology--invitation letter and Harvey's text 1958

Box 1, Folder 6

Harvey, "The Proper Task of Theology: Seven Theses" undated

Box 1, Folder 7

Radio script, "The Academy Awards," prepared by Harvey and Bob Batchelder for Religion at the News Desk broadcast over WELI in New Haven, CT 1952 March

Box 1, Folder 8

Harvey and Ogden, "How New is the 'New Quest of the Historical Jesus'?"--mimeographed article with German reprint 1962

Box 1, Folder 9

Harvey, reprints 1959-2007

Box 1, Folder 10

Harvey's CV and biographical sketch by Charley Hardwick

Box 1, Folder 11

Harvey, "Myth, Faith, and History"--carbon copy of dissertation (bound)

Box 2, Folder 1

Stanford publications by Harvey (Sandstone and Tile article 1998; interview in Humanist Forum newsletter 1995)

Box 2, Folder 2

Photocopied articles

Box 2

Published works in journals and magazines, including: Perkins School of Theology Journal, 1958-88; Religion in Life, 1952-64; Theology Today 1958-64; Free Inquiry 1985-2007; The Christian Century, 1965-2000; Religious Education, 1954, 1967

Box 2

Harvey, Van A. Theologische Begriffe 1966

Box 2

Books with chapters by Harvey: Theology at the End of Modernity (1991); Can Religion Be Explained Away? (1996); Il Problema de Dio Nella Teologia Americana Contemporanea (1970); The Historical Jesus and the Kerygmatic Christ (1964); The Future of Philosophical Theology (1971)