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Henry Nathan Blanchard Papers

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Henry Nathan Blanchard was a Wake Forest College alumnus (1909) and a Chaplain in the U.S. Army. This collection contains article typescripts, sermons, and biographical information, particularly relating to Blanchard's work as an Army chaplain.

Biographical and Historical Note

Henry Nathan Blanchard was born on September 24, 1885. He was an alumnus of Wake Forest College (1909) and was ordained in 1908. He married Bertha Wells on June 14, 1914, in Kent, Indiana, while serving as a pastor there; he also acted as pastor in Greenville, North Carolina. While a chaplain in the U.S. Army, Blanchard served in Mobile, Alabama; France; Charleston, South Carolina; Key West, Florida; and Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Collection Overview

This collection contains article typescripts, sermons, and biographical information about Blanchard, particularly relating to his work as an Army chaplain.

Collection Inventory

  • Biographical Card / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Historical Commission Baptist State Convention Data for Files / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Medical Field Service School, "Espirit de Corps," published at Carlisle Barracks, PA (1930 April 2) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • "Across the Channel" by Camp Chaplain Henry N. Blanchard / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Extract from Anniston Star, Anniston, AL (1923 August 26) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Sermon, "The Pure in Heart, Matthew 5:8" (1924 October) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Armistice Day Address (1929 November 11) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • The Service Sunday School, Service Chaplains' Conference, Honolulu (1927 June 7) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Extract from the Key West Citizens Memorial Address (1922 February 16) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • The Chaplain as Liaison Between the Army and the Community (1921 March 30) / Box 1 Folder 1
  • Use of Literature and Publications in the Chaplain's Work (1920 July 7) / Box 1 Folder 1

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator - Creator
Blanchard, Henry Nathan
Title
Henry Nathan Blanchard Papers
ID
MS9
Date [inclusive]
1920-1930
Extent
0.21 linear feet  1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2014
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett July 2016
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Henry Nathan Blanchard Papers (MS9), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • United States--Army--Chaplains.
  • Wake Forest College--Alumni and alumnae.

Personal Name(s)

  • Blanchard, Henry Nathan

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