Dale E. Soden Papers, 1890-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Dale E. Soden Papers
Dates
1890-2000 (inclusive)
1970's-1990's (bulk)
Quantity
4 cu. ft.
Collection Number
General Collection N-3-S
Summary
This collection consists mainly of the papers and research notes created by professor of History and Political Science Dale E. Soden. Included in the collection are miscellaneous Whitworth College History documents, correspondence to and from Soden, college publications, copies of Whitworthians, and research about Rev. Mark Matthews. Also included in the collection are oral history tapes from 1988-1993 as well as the camera ready plates for A Venture of Mind and Spirit, a book written by Soden.
Repository
Whitworth University Archives and Special Collections
Whitworth University Archives and Special Collections
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA
99251
Telephone: 509-777-4481
archives@whitworth.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment of the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Dr. Dale E. Soden came to Whitworth College in 1985 to teach in the History and Political Science Department. In addition to teaching, Soden was also involved in many other aspects of Whitworth such as serving as the director of the Weyerhaeuser Center for Christian Faith and Learning and working in the department of Academic Affairs.

Soden studied and wrote much about religion in the Pacific Northwest and also wrote the centennial history of Whitworth College, A Venture of Mind and Spirit. Soden also wrote a book about Reverend Mark Matthews, which was published in 2000.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists mainly of the papers and research notes created by professor of History and Political Science Dale E. Soden. Included in the collection are miscellaneous Whitworth College History documents, correspondence to and from Soden, college publications, copies of Whitworthians, and research about Rev. Mark Matthews. Also included in the collection are oral history tapes from 1988-1993 as well as the camera ready plates for A Venture of Mind and Spirit, a book written by Soden.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

This collection is open for use

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Introduction and InventoryReturn to Top

Container(s): Box-folder 1/1

A Venture of Mind and SpiritReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/2
Business concerning A Venture of Mind and Spirit
1980's
1/3
Book notes and outlines
miscellaneous dates
1/4
Book notes
miscellaneous dates

Whitworth College HistoryReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/5
Correspondence
miscellaneous dates
1/6
Whitworth Graduates
miscellaneous dates
1/7
"Whitworth Facts"
1950's
President Warren's Letters to the Faculty
1959
Box/Folder
1/9
Black Student Union
1960's, 1995
1/10
Summary's of Action
1970's, 1980's
1/11
Course Descriptions
1974-1975
1/12
Activity and Special Events Calendar
1976-1977
1/13
Community Service Award
1979
1/14
Whitworth Centennial History
1980's, 1990's
1/15
Archives/Library History
1990's
1/16
Miscellaneous Papers
miscellaneous dates
1/17
Miscellaneous Papers
miscellaneous dates
1/18
Miscellaneous Papers
miscellaneous dates
1/19
Miscellaneous Papers
miscellaneous dates
1/20
Miscellaneous Papers
1890-1900
1/21
Miscellaneous Papers
1900-1910
1/22
Miscellaneous Papers
1910-1920
1/23
Miscellaneous Papers
1920-1930
1/24
Miscellaneous Papers
1930-1940
1/25
Miscellaneous Papers and Notes
1940-1950
1/26
Miscellaneous Papers
1950-1960
1/27
Miscellaneous Papers
1957-1961
1/28
Miscellaneous Papers
1960-1970
1/29
Miscellaneous Papers
1970-1980
1/30
Miscellaneous Papers
1980-1990
1/31
Miscellaneous Papers
1990-2000
1/32
Miscellaneous Papers
1990-2000
1/33
Miscellaneous Papers
1990-2000
2/1
Box 2 Inventory

PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/2
Washington State Historical Society
Dates?
2/3
Publications by Dr. D.E. Soden
miscellaneous dates
2/4
Gift and Endowment Manual
1960's
2/5
Miscellaneous Publications
miscellaneous dates
2/6
Miscellaneous Publications
miscellaneous dates
2/7
Miscellaneous Publications
miscellaneous dates
2/8
Miscellaneous Publications
miscellaneous dates
2/9
Of Mind and Heart
1990's
2/10
Whitworthians
1989, 1990, 1991, 1992
2/11
Whitworthians
1994
2/12
Whitworthians
1995, 1996
2/13
Whitworthian Articles
1950-1960
2/14
Whitworthian Articles
1960-1970
2/15
Whitworthian Articles
1970-1980
2/16
Whitworthian Articles
1980-1990

Rev. Mark A. MatthewsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
2/17
Miscellaneous research materials
miscellaneous dates
2/18
Miscellaneous research materials
late 1800's, early 1900's
2/19
"Mail and Herald" articles
1902-1910
2/20
Matthews vs. Machen
1930's
2/21
Graft Reports
1911, 1916
2/22
Correspondence with President Woodrow Wilson
1914-1919
First Presbyterian Church (Seattle, Wash.)
Box/Folder
2/23
Session Minutes and Budgets
early 1900's

Oral History TapesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
3/1
Grant Rodkey (Original Tape)
Oct. 25, 1998
3/1a
Grant Rodkey (Duplicate)
Oct. 25, 1998
3/2
Gail Fielding (Original)
Date?
3/2a
Gail Fielding (Duplicate)
Date?
3/3
Bob Clark (Original)
Date?
3/3a
Bob Clark (Duplicate)
Date?
3/4
Laura Bloxham (Original)
Date?
3/4a
Laura Bloxham (Original)
Date?
3/5
Mrs. Betty (Lange) Stratton (Original)
Aug. 17, 1988
3/5a
Mrs. Betty (Lange) Stratton (Duplicate)
Aug. 17, 1988
3/6
Margaret Ott (Original)
Aug. 9, 1993
3/6a
Margaret Ott (Duplicate)
Aug. 9, 1993
3/7
Burton Belknap (Original) and Arlene Toole
Aug. 23, 1988
3/7a
Burton Belknap (Duplicate) and Arlene Toole
Aug. 23, 1988
3/8
Roy Fait
Date?
3/9
Betsy Briggs
Oct. 8, 1992
3/10
Dr. Alvin B. Quall
Aug. 18, 1988
3/11
Randy Taylor
Oct. 14, 1988
3/12
Freda Nelson
Nov. 25, 1992
3/13
John
Date?
3/14
Stoucis?
Date?
3/15
?
Date?
4/1
Box 4 Inventory
4/2
Camera ready A Venture of Mind and Spirit Book Plates

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Christian leadership
  • College teachers as authors--Pacific Northwest
  • Historian--Pacific Northwest
  • History--20th century---Whitworth College
  • Personal Names :
  • Matthews, Mark A., (Rev.)
  • Soden, Dale E., (Dr.)
  • Warren, Frank F.
  • Wilson, Woodrow (Pres.)
  • Corporate Names :
  • First Presbyterian Church (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Whitworth College (Spokane, Wash.)--Archives
  • Geographical Names :
  • Hillyard (Wash.)
  • Seattle, (Wash.)
  • Spokane (Wash.)
  • Sumner (Wash.)
  • Tacoma (Wash.)