Michigan Daily records  1950-1995
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Bishops' Files [series]:

The Bishops series consists of six sub-series covering the papers of Bishops George D. Gillespie, Lewis B. Whittemore, Charles E. Bennison, Howard S. Meeks, Edward L. Lee, and Robert R. Gepert.

 
George D. Gillespie [subseries]:

The George D. Gillespie subseries consists of five record volumes dating from Inclusive dates: 1875 to Inclusive dates: 1908 and documenting this bishop's activities within the diocese.

Out. Vol.  
Record Books,  1875-1908 (5 volumes)     (Oversized Volumes 1-5) 
 
Lewis B. Whittemore [subseries]:

The Lewis B. Whittemore sub-series is further divided into Parish and Mission Correspondence which is arranged alphabetically by the name of the city where the individual Episcopal parish or mission is located; and Topical Files that include correspondence and information about diocesan activities and property.

 
Parish and Mission Correspondence
Box   1  
Albion,  1935-1953 (14 folders)
Box   1  
Allegan,  1935-1956 (12 folders)
Box   1  
Battle Creek,  1903-1942 (4 folders)
Box   2  
Battle Creek,  1943-1953 (4 folders)
Box   2  
Benton Harbor,  1936-1953 (10 folders)
Box   2  
Big Rapids,  1918-1953 (10 folders)
Box   2  
Cadillac,  1939-1942 (4 folders)
Box   3  
Cadillac,  1943-1954 (5 folders)
Box   3  
Charlevoix,  1936-1953 (5 folders)
Box   3  
Charlotte,  1936-1953 (6 folders)
Box   3  
Coldwater,  1929-1953 (10 folders)
Box   3  
Dowagiac,  1927,  1936-1938 (3 folders)
Box   4  
Dowagiac,  1939-1953 (8 folders)
Box   4  
East Jordan,  1924
Box   4  
Eaton Rapids,  1952-1953
Box   4  
Elk Rapids,  1934-1953
Box   4  
Frankfort,  1946-1947 (See also Manistee)
Box   4  
Grand Haven,  1936-1954 (11 folders)
Box   4  
Grand Ledge,  1936-1946 (5 folders)
Box   5  
Grand Ledge,  1947-1953 (2 folders)
 
Grand Rapids
Box   5  
Grace Church,  1937-1953 (4 folders)
Box   5  
St. Mark's,  1924-1953 (11 folders)
Box   5  
St. Paul's,  1925-1953 (6 folders)
Box   6  
St. Philip's,  1932,  1936-1953 (6 folders)
Box   6  
Greenville,  1936-1953 (6 folders)
Box   6  
Harbor Springs,  1938-1953 (3 folders)
Box   6  
Hastings,  1931-1953 (9 folders)
Box   6  
Holland,  1935-1941 (4 folders)
Box   7  
Holland,  1942-1953 (4 folders)
Box   7  
Ionia,  1936-1953 (7 folders)
Box   7  
Kalamazoo,  1937-1953 (16 folders)
Box   7  
Lee Township,  1945-1948
Box   8  
Lee Township,  1949-1953 (4 folders)
Box   8  
Ludington,  1936-1953 (12 folders)
Box   8  
Lyons,  1945-1946
Box   8  
Manistee,  1935-1947 (10 folders)
Box   9  
Manistee,  1948-1953 (2 folders)
Box   9  
Marshall,  1936-1954 (9 folders)
Box   9  
Mendon,  1946-1950
Box   9  
Mount Pleasant,  1936-1953 (9 folders)
Box   9  
Muskegon,  1936-1945 (7 folders)
Box   10  
Muskegon,  1946-1953 (2 folders)
Box   10  
Newaygo,  1937-1953 (4 folders)
Box   10  
Niles,  1936-1953 (11 folders)
Box   10  
Onekama,  1928-1953
Box   10  
Orangeville Township,  1941-1944 (5 folders)
Box   11  
Orangeville Township,  1944-1953 (5 folders)
Box   11  
Orangeville,  1951-1953
Box   11  
Paw Paw,  1936-1953 (8 folders)
Box   11  
Pentwater,  1937-1953 (3 folders)
Box   11  
Petoskey,  1936-1944 (10 folders)
Box   12  
Petoskey,  1945-1953 (6 folders)
Box   12  
Rockford,  1932
Box   12  
St. Joseph,  1936-1953 (9 folders)
Box   12  
Saugatuck,  1917,  1932-1954 (9 folders)
Box   12  
South Haven,  1936-1939 (5 folders)
Box   13  
South Haven,  1940-1953 (9 folders)
Box   13  
Sturgis,  1936-1953 (7 folders)
Box   13  
Three Rivers,  1936-1945 (7 folders)
Box   14  
Three Rivers,  1946-1953 (4 folders)
Box   14  
Traverse City,  1936-1953 (11 folders)
Box   14  
Whitehall,  1938
 
Topical File
Box   14  
Akeley Hall,  1922-1943
Box   14  
Anglo-Saxon Federation,  1941-1942
Box   14  
Anniversary of the Diocese
Box   14  
Bishop's Correspondence,  1944-1949 (8 folders)
Box   15  
Bishop's Correspondence,  1950-1951 (3 folders)
Box   15  
Brough, Maud,  1945-1951
Box   15  
Brough Community Association,  1942-1945 (6 folders)
Box   15  
Building Fund,  1947-1950
Box   15  
Fletcher Farm,  1934-1947
Box   15  
Funds-Diocesan,  1945-1957 (2 folders)
Box   15  
Gorham, F.A.,  1919-1935
Box   15  
McCormick, John (Bishop),  1936-1939 (2 folders)
Box   15  
Miscellaneous,  1945-1950
Box   15  
Seabury-Western Special Committee,  1949-1950
Box   15  
Seminaries,  1946-1952 (7 folders)
Box   15  
Tustin Trust,  1937-1938
Box   16  
Candidates for the Ministry,  1944-1957
 
Charles E. Bennison [subseries]:

The papers of Charles E. Bennison, the third subseries in the Bishop's Files series, includes Correspondence, Topical Files, and Parish and Mission Files.

 
Correspondence File
Box   17  
 1975-1978 (3 folders)
 
Topical File,  1956-1987
Box   17  
"A",  1979-1984
Box   17  
Aging,  1976-1984
Box   17  
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse,  1978-1984
Box   17  
Arts Committee,  1969-1975
Box   17  
"B",  1979-1985
Box   17  
Bicentennial, United States,  1975-1976
Box   17  
Bishop Whittemore Foundation,  1969-1984 (11 folders)
Box   17  
Bishop's Advisory Committee on Aspirants for Ministry (BACAM)
Box   17  
General,  1976-1984 (5 folders)
Box   17  
Conferences,  1972-1977
Box   17  
Bishop's Bulletin,  1979-1984 (2 folders)
Box   17  
Bishop's Cabinet,  1971-1983
Box   18  
Bishop's United Investment of Lay Discipleship (BUILD),  1960-1971
Box   18  
Black Clergy,  1981-1985
Box   18  
Bonnell House,  1957-1975 (2 folders)
Box   18  
Budget,  1978-1983
Box   18  
"C",  1978-1983
Box   18  
Candidates for Holy Orders, Examination,  1970
Box   18  
Canons,  1956-1984 (4 folders)
 
Cathedral Congregation
Box   18  
Bishop's Advisory Committee,  1972-1984 (2 folders)
Box   18  
Budget,  1987
Box   19  
Cathedral Corporation
Box   19  
General,  1966-1988 (10 folders)
Box   19  
Record Book,  1966-1979 (2 folders)
 
Cathedral Council
Box   19  
Minutes,  1986-1989 (3 folders)
Box   19  
Retreat,  1987
Box   19  
Cathedral Representatives,  1970-1974
Box   19  
Cathedral Youth Group,  1980-1985
Box   19  
Centennial Committee Fund,  1971-1973 (2 folders)
Box   19  
Centennial Observance,  1974
Box   19  
Chancellor,  1963-1970
Box   20  
Chancellor,  1971-1981 (2 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Education,  1961-1984 (3 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Education Department,  1971-1978
 
Christian Social Action
Box   20  
General,  1979-1985
Box   20  
Church Proxy Resolutions,  1980-1983
Box   20  
Christian Social Relations,  1960-1979 (5 folders)
Box   20  
Christian Unity, National Workshop,  1982
Box   20  
Church Notes Newsletter,  1960-1965
 
Clergy Index
Box   20  
Active,  1952-1984
Box   20  
Inactive,  1962-1983
Box   20  
Non-parochial,  1936-1984
Box   20  
Convention of the Diocese of Western Michigan,  1966-1967,  1970
Box   20  
Convention of the Diocese of Western Michigan, Reports,  1976
Box   21  
Correspondence, Clergy,  1965-1975 (2 folders)
Box   21  
Correspondence (out-of-diocese),
Box   21  
"Court for the Trial of a Bishop,"  1968
Box   21  
"D",  1967-1984
Box   21  
Daughters of the King,  1966-1978
Box   21  
Day of Prayer Conference,  1970
Box   21  
Deaconesses,  1962-1969
Box   21  
Deacon's Program,  1975
Box   21  
Deaf Ministry,  1961-1977
Box   21  
Deaneries,  1966-1977 (2 folders)
Box   21  
"Diaconal Ministry Reflections to Domestic Violence Victims," Thesis,  1986
Box   21  
Diaconal Project, Women in the Church,  1985
 
Diaconate
Box   21  
General,  1981-1986
Box   21  
Permanent,  1965-1986 (4 folders)
Box   21  
Diocesan Center School,  1964-1966
 
Diocesan Convention
Box   21  
General,  1960-1968 (5 folders)
Box   22  
Diocesan Convention
Box   22  
General,  1969-1978 (24 folders)
Box   23  
General,  1979-1989 (22 folders)
Box   24  
General,  1990 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Bishop's Notebook,  1980-1982 (4 folders)
Box   24  
Committee on Audit,  1978
Box   24  
Committee on Resolutions,  1978
Box   24  
Constitution, Diocese of Western Michigan,  1968
Box   24  
Press Kit,  1966-1968 (3 folders)
Box   24  
Reports for the Journal,  1979
Box   24  
Secretary's notebook,  1977
Box   24  
Secretary to the Convention,  1980 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Special Convention,  1970
Box   24  
Diocesan Consulting Team,  1985-1990 (3 folders)
Box   24  
Diocesan Debt,  1967 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Diocesan Treasurer,  1984-1989
Box   24  
Diocese of Kimberly-Kuruman, South Africa,  1964-1977 (4 folders)
Box   24  
Dissolution Canon,  1983-1984
 
Division of the Diocese
Box   24  
General,  1971-1972
Box   24  
"Report of Study Committee Concerning the Possible Division of the Diocese of Michigan,"  1971
Box   24  
Eastern Deanery,  1978-1983
Box   24  
Ecumenical Relations,  1970-1987 (9 folders)
Box   24  
Ecumenicity,  1961-1967
Box   24  
Episcopalians and Others for Responsible Social Action,  1969-1970
 
Executive Council
Box   24  
General,  1978-1990 (5 folders)
Box   24  
Cathedral Committee Report,  1989-1990
Box   24  
"F",  1968-1984 (2 folders)
Box   24  
Fair Share Review Committee,  1973-1984 (5 folders)
Box   26  
"Faith Alive Movement,"  1969-1970
Box   26  
Finance Department,  1968-1985 (9 folders)
Box   26  
"For Your Information" Bulletin,  1985-1989 (5 folders)
Box   26  
"G",  1968-1973 (2 folders)
 
General Convention
Box   26  
General,  1964-1970 (4 folders)
Box   27  
General,  1973-1988 (7 folders)
Box   27  
Bishop's Pre-Convention Meeting, Province 5,  1970
Box   27  
Special General Convention,  1969 (2 folders)
Box   27  
General Convention Special Program (GCSP) Grants,  1973
Box   27  
Girls Friendly Society,  1961-1966
Box   27  
Grand Valley Deanery,  1978-1984
Box   27  
"H",  1968-1984 (2 folders)
Box   27  
Handbook, Diocese,  1983
Box   27  
"Healing" Ministry,  1987
Box   27  
Hispanic Ministry,  1979-1983
Box   27  
Historiographers,  1953-1977
Box   27  
Holy Communion for Unconfirmed Children,  1971-1977
Box   27  
Holy Land Pilgrimage,  1977
Box   27  
Hospice Survey,  1979
Box   27  
Hospice Task Force,  1979-1984
Box   27  
House Group Ministry,  1984
 
House of Bishops
Box   28  
General,  1959-1982 (21 folders)
Box   28  
Bishop James A. Pike,  1966-1967
Box   29  
Housing for the Elderly,  1972-1977 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Human Sexuality,  1971-1987 (3 folders)
Box   29  
Hunger,  1974-1983 (3 folders)
Box   29  
"I",  1969-1984
Box   29  
Insurance,  1968-1974
Box   29  
"J",  1968-1983 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Jeanne Griffin Foundation,  1981-1985
Box   29  
"K",  1968-1982 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Kalamazoo, City of,  1964-1968
Box   29  
Kalamazoo County Council of Churches,  1965-1967
Box   29  
Kalamazoo Gazette,  1969-1977
Box   29  
Kemper Hall,  1967-1968
Box   29  
Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP),  1966-1969
Box   29  
"L",  1969-1984 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Laity Conference,  1977-1979
Box   29  
Lay Distribution of Sacrament,  1984-1986
 
Lay Eucharist Ministers
Box   29  
General,  1981-1990 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Guidelines,  1991
Box   29  
Lay Ministry,  1979-1983 (2 folders)
Box   29  
Lay Readers,  1975-1977
Box   29  
Leadership Training,  1972-1974
Box   30  
Lent, Holy Week and Easter,  1985-1987 (2 folders)
Box   30  
Library,  undated
Box   30  
Liturgical Commission,  1968-1982 (9 folders)
 
Liturgics
Box   30  
General,  1963-1987 (5 folders)
Box   30  
Conference,  1973-1974
Box   30  
"Living Church,"  1968-1983
Box   30  
Locum Tenens/Interim Pastors,  1977-1978
Box   30  
Long Range Planning,  1969-1982 (3 folders)
Box   30  
"Look Inward, Look Forward,"  undated
Box   30  
"M",  1968-1971 (2 folders)
Box   31  
"M",  1972-1988 (2 folders)
Box   31  
Michigan Ecumenical Forum (Michigan Council of Churches),  1981-1988 (3 folders)
Box   31  
Mid-America Center for Theological Education,  1972
Box   31  
Mission,  1962-1967
Box   31  
Mission Strategy,  1964
Box   31  
Missions and Church Extension,  1964-1967 (2 folders)
Box   31  
Missions and Church Extension,  1973-1981
Box   31  
Music,  1953-1977 (2 folders)
Box   31  
"N",  1970-1984 (2 folders)
Box   31  
National Church,  1961-1972
Box   31  
National Committee on Indian Work (NCIW),  1969-1974
Box   31  
Necrology Reports,  1985-1988 (3 folders)
Box   31  
Non-Parochial Clergy Reports,  1981-1989 (3 folders)
Box   32  
"O",  1969-1983
Box   32  
Ordination of Women,  1972-1986 (4 folders)
Box   32  
Organization, Committee on,  1975-1984 (4 folders)
Box   32  
Organization, Preliminary Committee,  1974-1976
Box   32  
"P",  1968-1983 (2 folders)
Box   32  
Parish Visits, Questions,  1983
Box   32  
"Partners in Mission,"  1977
Box   32  
Pastoral Care and Counseling,  1972-1983 (2 folders)
Box   32  
Pastoral Letters,  1965-1982
Box   32  
Pentecost,  1981
Box   32  
Pentecost Balloon Responses,  1981-1985
Box   32  
Presiding Bishop,  1965-1990 (5 folders)
Box   33  
Press Releases,  1966-1983 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Press Relations, Elizabeth Slye,  1965-1967
Box   33  
Programs,  1969-1970
Box   33  
Project Equality,  1989
Box   33  
Province of the Midwest (Province V),  1966-1990 (9 folders)
Box   33  
Provincial Synod,  1966
Box   33  
Psychological Institute,  1970-1974
Box   33  
"Q",  1969-1983
Box   33  
"R",  1969-1978 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Recorder of Ordinations, Annual Report,  1964-1984 (2 folders)
Box   33  
Religious Orders,  undated
Box   33  
Renewal and Evangelism,  1980-1981
Box   33  
Resource Center for Small Churches,  1984-1985
Box   33  
Restorations,  1971
Box   33  
Ruth Bigelow Memorial Fund,  1968
Box   34  
"S",  1968-1984 (5 folders)
Box   34  
Seabury-Western Theological Seminary,  1962-1968 (3 folders)
Box   34  
Seabury-Western "Weekend,"  1973-1974
Box   34  
Search Committee, Bishop Co-Adjutor,  1983-1984 (2 folders)
Box   34  
Small Group Ministry,  1985
 
Standing Committee
Box   34  
General,  1955-1984 (11 folders)
Box   34  
Sharon M. Mahood,  1985-1989
Box   34  
Robert A. Martin,  1957-1960
Box   35  
Starr Commonwealth for Boys,  1968-1976
Box   35  
State of the Church,  1963-1970
Box   35  
Statistics,  1960-1964
 
Stewardship
Box   35  
General,  1947-1984 (5 folders)
Box   35  
Consultants Training,  1977
Box   35  
Stress Seminar,  1980
Box   35  
Suspensions, Other Diocese,  1964-1968
Box   35  
"T",  1968-1984 (3 folders)
Box   35  
Theological Education Board,  1970-1975
Box   35  
Town and Country Division,  1970-1977
Box   35  
Training Commission,  1968
Box   35  
Trinity Institute,  1969-1975
 
Trustees of the Association
Box   35  
General,  1967-1982 (8 folders)
Box   35  
Investment Analysis,  1983-1986
Box   35  
"U",  1966-1975
Box   35  
United Thank Offering,  1971-1991 (6 folders)
Box   35  
Urban Caucus,  1982-1985
Box   35  
"V",  1969-1984
Box   35  
Venture in Mission,  1976-1980 (2 folders)
Box   35  
Vicar's Conference,  1977-1978 (2 folders)
Box   35  
"W",  1968-1984 (5 folders)
Box   35  
"X-Y-Z",  1968-1980
Box   35  
Youth Conference,  1930-1967
Box   35  
Youth Representatives,  1970
 
Parish and mission files
Box   37  
Ada-Cascade, St. Michael's,  1966-1982 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Albion, St. James',  1962-1984 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Allegan, Good Shepherd,  1964-1981
Box   37  
Battle Creek. Church of the Resurrection,  1969-1977
Box   37  
Battle Creek. St. Thomas',  1963-1981 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Beaver Island, St. James',  1954-1977 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Bellaire, Holy Trinity,  1962-1967
Box   37  
Benton Harbor, St. Augustine's,  1962-1977
Box   37  
Benzie County, St. Philip's,  1963-1980
Box   37  
Big Rapids, St. Andrew's,  1963-1985
Box   37  
Cadillac, St. Mary's,  1963-1985 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Charlevoix, Christ Church,  1963-1984 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Charlotte, St. John's,  1963-1983 (2 folders)
Box   37  
Coldwater, St. Mark's,  1963-1984
Box   37  
Dowagiac, St. Paul's,  1963-1977
Box   37  
Elk Rapids, St. Paul's,  1964-1973
Box   37  
Fremont, St. John's,  1963-1983 (3 folders)
Box   37  
Grand Haven, St. John's,  1964-1977
Box   37  
Grand Ledge, Trinity,  1963-1978
 
Grand Rapids
Box   38  
Grace Church,  1963-1981
Box   38  
St. Andrew's,  1963-1977
Box   38  
St. Mark's,  1963-1984 (2 folders)
Box   38  
St. Paul's,  1961-1983
Box   38  
St. Paul's,  1961-1983 (6 folders)
Box   38  
St. Philip's,  1963-1985 (2 folders)
Box   38  
Greenville, St. Paul's,  1963-1980 (3 folders)
Box   38  
Harbert, Church of the Mediator,  1964-1979
Box   38  
Harbor Springs,  1964-1977
 
Hastings, Emmanuel,
Box   38  
General,  1963-1978
Box   38  
Schism,  1977-1978
Box   38  
Holland, Grace Church,  1963-1982 (2 folders)
Box   38  
Ionia, St. John's,  1963-1981 (4 folders)
 
Kalamazoo,
Box   38  
St. Aidan,  undated
Box   38  
St. Luke's,  1963-1990 (2 folders)
Box   38  
St. Martin's,  1964-1977 (2 folders)
Box   38  
The Cathedral,  1972-1987 (5 folders)
Box   38  
Kentwood, Holy Cross,  1962-1979 (3 folders)
Box   38  
Lakeside, Church of the Mediator,  1966-1975 (3 folders)
Box   38  
Lansing, St. David's,  1963-1988 (4 folders)
Box   38  
Leland, St. Peter's,  1969-1977
Box   38  
Ludington, Grace Church,  1963-1977 (2 folders)
Box   40  
Manistee, Holy Trinity,  1963-1984
Box   40  
Manitou Island  1956
Box   40  
Marshall, Trinity,  1963-1979 (4 folders)
Box   40  
Montague-Whitehall, St. Peter's,  1962-1979 (2 folders)
 
Mt. Pleasant, St. John's
Box   40  
General,  1955-1985 (8 folders)
Box   40  
Correspondence,  1976-1981
Box   40  
Executive Council,  1969-1981
Box   40  
Fair Share Review,  1979-1982
Box   40  
Standing Committee,  1973-1977
 
Muskegon
Box   40  
St. Gregory's,  1963-1971 (2 folders)
Box   41  
St. Paul's,  1962-1989 (6 folders)
Box   41  
Newaygo, St. Mark's,  1964-1977 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Niles, Trinity,  1962-1981 (2 folders)
Box   41  
North Muskegon, St. Alban's,  1966-1977 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Onekema, St. John's By the Lake,  1964-1989 (3 folders)
Box   41  
Orangeville, St. Francis',  1963-1984 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Paw Paw, St. Mark's,  1962-1988 (3 folders)
Box   41  
Pentwater, St. James',  1962-1975 (2 folders)
Box   41  
Petoskey, Emmanuel,  1963-1989 (3 folders)
Box   42  
Plainwell, St. Stephen's,  1963-1977
Box   42  
Portage, St. Barnabas',  1963-1977
Box   42  
Richland, St. Timothy's,  1962-1977 (2 folders)
Box   42  
St. Jospeh, St. Paul's,  1962-1976
Box   42  
Saugatuck, All Saints',  1963-1977
Box   42  
South Haven, Epiphany,  1963-1983 (6 folders)
Box   42  
Sparta, St. Matthew's,  1962-1989 (4 folders)
Box   42  
Sturgis, St. John's,  1962-1986 (6 folders)
 
Three Rivers
Box   42  
St. Gregory's Priory,  1945-1975 (2 folders)
Box   42  
Trinity,  1960-1987 (3 folders)
Box   42  
Traverse City, Grace,  1962-1971 (2 folders)
Box   42  
Westwood, St. Martin's,  1964-1966
Box   42  
Wyoming, Holy Trinity,  1962-1979 (3 folders)
 
Howard S. Meeks,  1961-1993 [subseries]:

The papers of Howard S. Meeks contain similar records as Bishop Bennison's papers. Files of note include the Commission on Ministry, Ordained, which contains documents regarding the selection process for the ministry. The Executive Council and the Executive Council, National files contain minutes, financial reports, and correspondence about the financial and social issues concerning the diocese and the National Episcopal Church.

The files of Bishops Lee and Gepert have been put into separate alphabetical files. Before researching the papers of Bishops Bennison, Meeks, and Lee, the researcher should note that papers from one bishop May be found in the files of the other. The dates provided after each folder heading should provide information necessary to determine in which episcopate the papers were created.

 
Topical File
Box   43  
Anglican-Roman Consultation,  1978-1985
Box   43  
Baptismal/Renewal and Catechumenal Process,  1990
Box   43  
Bishop Whittemore Foundation,  1985-1987 (3 folders)
Box   43  
Bishop's Advisory Committee on Aspirants for Ministry (BACAM),  1976-1978 (3 folders)
Box   43  
Bulletins,  1988-1989 (2 folders)
Box   43  
Bulletins, Special Events,  1985-1986
Box   43  
Budget, Diocese,  1984-1985
Box   43  
Cathedral and Diocesan Consulting Team,  1988-1989
Box   43  
Cathedral Committee,  1989
Box   43  
Cathedral Congregation, Advisory Committee Minutes,  1974-1979 (2 folders)
Box   43  
Cathedral Endowment Fund,  1981-1987
Box   43  
Cathedral Fest,  1983
Box   43  
Christian Advocacy,  1985-1990 (2 folders)
Box   43  
Christian Unity,  1986
Box   43  
Clergy Day,  1985
Box   43  
Clergy Grants, Approved,  1990
Box   43  
Clergy-Medical Conference,  1978
Box   43  
Commission on Lay Ministry,  1979-1982 (2 folders)
 
Commission on Ministry, Ordained
Box   44  
General,  1979-1989 (4 folders)
Box   44  
Elizabeth Tomkins,  1983-1991 (3 folders)
Box   44  
Sharon Mahood,  1985-1989
Box   44  
Robert S. Rudesill,  1987-1991
Box   44  
Committee on Organization,  1984
Box   44  
Communications, Department of,  1978-1985
Box   44  
Communications Task Force,  1987
 
Consecration
Box   44  
Howard S. Meeks,  1984 (2 folders)
Box   44  
Edward L. Lee,  1989
Box   45  
Consecration Procedures,  1989
Box   45  
Constitution and Canons,  1991-1992
Box   45  
Croft Retreat and Study Center,  1979-1987
Box   45  
Death Penalty,  1986
Box   45  
Diocesan Center Campaign,  1965-1977 (2 folders)
Box   45  
Diocesan Convention,  1980-1991 (13 folders)
Box   45  
Directory of Churches and Clergy,  1983-1990 (2 folders)
Box   45  
"E"  1972-1985
Box   45  
Ecumenical Relations,  1989-1990
Box   45  
Episcopal Peace Fellowship,  1980-1986
Box   45  
Evangelism and Mission,  1986-1990 (2 folders)
Box   45  
Evangelism Development Team,  1989-1990
Box   45  
Every-Member Canvass,  1970-1972 (2 folders)
 
Executive Council
Box   45  
General,  1969-1975 (2 folders)
Box   46  
General,  1976-1993 (22 folders)
Box   47  
Committee on Restructuring,  1989-1990
Box   47  
Long-Range Planning,  1990
Box   47  
Task Force on Educational Ministries,  1989-1990
Box   47  
Executive Council, National,  1965-1977 (7 folders)
Box   47  
General Convention  1988-1991 (2 folders)
Box   47  
History, Diocese,  1983
Box   47  
Holy Land Pilgrimage Applications,  1977 (2 folders)
Box   47  
Human Sexuality,  1987-1988
Box   47  
Long-Range Planning,  1981-1983
Box   47  
Parochial Reports,  1987
Box   47  
Pastoral Care,  1986-1987
Box   47  
Religion and Health,  1976-1977
Box   47  
Retirement, Bishop Charles E. Bennison,  1984
 
Search Committee
Box   47  
Bishop,  1988
Box   47  
Coadjutor,  1983-1984
Box   47  
Search Process, Parishes,  1988
Box   47  
South Africa, Divestiture,  1986-1987
Box   47  
Standing Committee,  1984-1988
Box   47  
Steering Committee,  1985-1987
Box   47  
Stewardship,  1979
Box   48  
Stewardship,  1979-1990 (2 folders)
Box   48  
Stewardship Conference,  1971
Box   48  
SWEEP Program,  1984-1985
Box   48  
Survey, Expectations of Bishop,  1983-1984
Box   48  
Theology, Committee on,  1980-1985
Box   48  
Transfers to Diocese,  1968-1973
Box   48  
Trustees of the Association,  1977-1985
Box   48  
Workshops,  1986-1989
Box   48  
Youth,  1976-1977
Box   48  
Youth Camps,  1967-1974
Box   48  
Youth Convention,  1970-1975
Box   48  
Youth Ministries,  1979-1990 (4 folders)
 
Edward L. Lee [subseries]:

The files of Edward L. Lee have been arranged in a single alphabetical file covering the years 1989-2002

 
Topical Files,  1989-2002     (include files from previous bishops, some dating to the 1960s multiple folders not indicated) 
Box   74  
A miscellaneous
Box   74  
AMEN (All Michigan Episcopal Network),  1994-2001
Box   74  
Assisted Suicide,  1998
Box   74  
Audit,  1995-1996
Box   74  
Alcohol and Drugs, National Episcopal Coalition on,  1986-1992
Box   74  
Anglican Fellowship of Prayer,  1989-1992
Box   74  
Archbishop of Uganda Visit,  1996
Box   74  
B miscellaneous
Box   74  
Barrier--free (survey of diocesan parishes),  1992-1993
Box   74  
Bishop-clergy day,  1991
Box   74  
Bishop Whittemore Foundation,  1988-2001
Box   74  
C miscellaneous
Box   74  
CAB (Communication Advisory Board),  1990
Box   74  
Campus Ministry,  1990-1996
Box   74  
Campus Ministry, Bishop's Advisory Committee on,  1985-1987     (re search for St. Aidan's Chapel chaplain) 
Box   74  
Catechumenate process (Journey in Covenant),  1989-1991
Box   75  
Cathedral Corporation/Cathedral Chapter,  1988-2002
Box   76  
Cathedral Building specifications     (see also architectural drawings in blueprint drawer) 
Box   76  
Cathedral Fest,  1990
Box   76  
Celebration of baptismal ministries,  1995
Box   76  
Chancellor C. Reid Hudgins,  1993-1995
Box   76  
Chancellor Ward Kuhn,  1995-1998
Box   76  
Chancellors and Bishops meetings,  1989-1992
Box   76  
Children's charter,  1997
Box   76  
Christian Formation Consultant,  1993-2002
Box   76  
Christian Social Relations (Dept. of),  1980-1981
Box   76  
Clericus (organization),  1969-1970
Box   76  
Clergy Association,  1988-1991
Box   76  
Clergy Conferences,  1996-2002
Box   76  
Clergy and Spouse Conferences,  1993-2001
Box   76  
Clergy Day,  1995-1996
Box   77  
Clergy Day,  1993-2001     (some gaps) 
Box   77  
Clergy Mailings,  1991-2002
Box   78  
Clergy (other topics)
Box   78  
Clergy Compensation,  1995,  1998
Box   78  
Clergy/Laity Workshop,  1993
Box   78  
Clergy Leadership Project,  1994
Box   78  
Clergy Orientation,  1989-1996
Box   78  
Clergy Peer Group Workshop,  1990-1991
Box   78  
Clergy Severance policy,  1990
Box   78  
College of Presbyters,  1995-1996
 
Commissions
Box   78  
Commission on Ministry,  1972-1985     (some gaps) 
Box   79  
Commission on Ministry,  1986-1994 and  1999-2000
Box   79  
Commission on Ministry to the World,  1991-1996
Box   79  
Commission on Ministry Within the Church,  1995-1998
Box   79  
Commission on Lay Ministry,  1979-1985
Box   79  
Commission on Finance,  1990-1997
Box   79  
Commission on Stewardship,  1991-1994
Box   79  
Commission on Management,  1985-1990
Box   79  
Commission on Parish Growth and Development,  1985-2001
Box   80  
Commission on Ministry Ordained,  1971-1988 (scattered)
Box   80  
Umbrella Commissions,  2001-2002
Box   80  
Commission to Study Mission Policy and Strategy,  1969
Box   80  
Commission on Evangelism and Missions,  1991-1993
Box   80  
Commission on Worship,  1991-1996
Box   80  
Commission on Youth Ministries,  1994-2001
Box   80  
Commissions (miscellaneous information)
 
Committees
Box   80  
AIDS,  1995-1996
Box   80  
Committee on Canons,  1985
Box   80  
Christian Education,  1985-1990
Box   80  
Clergy Communication,  1996-2000
Box   80  
Committee on Clergy Salaries,  1967-1974
Box   80  
Companions in Mission Committee,  1995-1996
Box   81  
Cursillo Committee,  1964-2000
Box   81  
Committee on Evangelism and Missions,  1996-2000
Box   81  
Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Health Insurance,  1996-2002
Box   81  
Committee for Handicapped Access, Participation, Education and Legislation (CHAPEL),  1985-1986
Box   81  
Committee on Human Sexuality,  1987-1988
Box   81  
Long Range Planning Committee,  1991
Box   81  
Parish Support,  1990-1994
Box   81  
Small Church Committee,  1996
Box   81  
Standing Committee,  1988-2002
Box   82  
Stewardship Committee,  1994-2000
Box   82  
Strategic Oversight Committee,  1994-2000
Box   82  
Year of Action (Year of Vision) Committee,  1992-1993
Box   82  
Communications Advisory Board,  1984-2000
Box   82  
Community Service of Faith and Witness,  1969
Box   82  
Confirmation Services,  1996-1997
 
Conferences
Box   82  
Church Growth Conference,  1982-1983
Box   82  
Environmental Issues,  1998
Box   82  
Medical Clergy Conference,  1978
Box   82  
Connections (newsletter),  1994-1998
Box   82  
Consultation on Church Union,  1960s-1980s
Box   82  
Correspondence (miscellaneous)
Box   82  
Crossroads Ministry (anti-racist training),  2001-2002
Box   83  
D (miscellaneous)
Box   83  
Daughters of the King,  1993-2001
Box   83  
Deacons and deacons meetings,  1993-2001
Box   83  
Deacons, Status of, meetings,  1995-1996
 
Deaneries
Box   83  
Eastern,  1984-1997
Box   83  
Grand Valley,  1989-2001
Box   83  
Lakeshore,  1989-2000
Box   83  
St. Joseph,  1989-2001
Box   83  
Traverse,  1991-1998
Box   83  
Deans' Council,  1992-1993
Box   83  
Department of College Work,  1964-1979
Box   83  
Diaconal Formation Process,  1990
Box   83  
Diocesan Conventions,  1990-1992
Box   84  
Diocesan Conventions,  1993-2002
Box   85  
Diocesan Consulting Team,  1991-1998
Box   85  
Diocesan deployment office,  1991-1998
Box   85  
Diocesan liturgist,  1996-1999
Box   85  
Diocesan organizational chart
Box   85  
Diocesan Pastoral Care Team (DPCT),  1991-1998
Box   85  
Diocesan Pledge,  2000-2001
Box   85  
Diocesan Resource Notebook,  1997-1998
Box   85  
Diocesan Website,  2000-2002
Box   85  
Diocese of Eastern Michigan,  1996
Box   85  
Diocese of Michigan,  1988-1994
Box   86  
Directories,  1991-2002
Box   86  
E (miscellaneous)
Box   86  
Ecumenical Committee,  1994-1998
Box   86  
Ecumenical events,  1990-1998
Box   86  
Ecumenical officer,  1990-1999
Box   86  
Ecumenical organizations,  1990-1998
Box   86  
Ecumenical relations,  1989-2000
Box   86  
Education for Ministry,  1989-1992
Box   86  
Episcopal Church Building Fund,  1996-1999
Box   86  
Episcopal Church Center,  1989-2002     (include some material dated in the 1970s) 
Box   86  
Episcopal Church Foundation,  1981-1996
Box   86  
Episcopal Churchmen's Association,  1965-1968
Box   87  
Episcopal Church Women (ECW),  1967-1998
Box   87  
Episcopal Search,  1988-1989 and  2001
Box   87  
Evaluation of the Bishop,  1991
Box   87  
Evaluation of the Diocese,  1974-1975
Box   87  
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America,  1998-2000
Box   87  
Evangelism (Dept. of) and evangelism (miscellaneous),  1970-1989
 
Executive Council Meeting files
Box   88  
 1989-1993
Box   89  
 1994-1996
Box   90  
 1997-2001
 
Executive Council Topical     (include administrative miscellanea and planning retreats, etc.) 
Box   90  
Administrative Plan (Subcommittee on the),  1992-1997
Box   90  
Administrative Plan (Committee on the),  1998-2001
Box   90  
Forms
Box   90  
General, correspondence and minute drafts,  1968-1971
Box   90  
In-Between Mailing,  1998
Box   91  
New Member Orientation,  1995-1996
Box   91  
Planning Weekend,  1998-2001
Box   91  
F (miscellaneous)
Box   91  
Faith Alive Weekend,  1981-1989
Box   91  
Finance Commission,  1991-1992
Box   91  
Fund Raising for Cathedral,  1968-1970
Box   91  
G (miscellaneous)
Box   91  
General Board of Examining Chaplains,  1957-2000
Box   92  
General Convention,  1991-2000
Box   92  
Grant applications/funding requests
Box   92  
Grassroots Episcopal Environmental Network,  1993-1996
Box   92  
Guidelines (marriage, etc.),  1995-1996
Box   92  
H (miscellaneous)
Box   92  
Historiographer,  1990-1994
Box   92  
Hospice proposal,  1995-1996
 
House of Bishops
Box   92  
General,  2000-2001
Box   92  
Human Sexuality,  1994-1995     (regarding statement of Koinonia and Bishop Spong) 
Box   92  
Kanuga meeting,  1998
Box   92  
Portland meeting,  1995
Box   92  
Human sexuality,  1991-2000     (regarding in part ordination of gay clergy) 
Box   93  
I (miscellaneous)
Box   93  
Inclusive language,  1990-1991
Box   93  
Integrity (lesbian-gay ministry),  1989-1993
Box   93  
Interim ministry and workshop,  1984-1999
Box   93  
J (miscellaneous)
Box   93  
Journey to Adulthood (program for youth),  1994-1998
Box   93  
Jubilee Ministry,  1983-1996
Box   93  
Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Commission,  1997-2002
Box   93  
K (miscellaneous)
Box   93  
L (miscellaneous)
Box   93  
Leadership Academy for New Directions (L.A.N.D.),  1985-1986
 
Lee, Bishop Edward
Box   93  
Installation and seating,  1989
Box   93  
Interview,  1994
Box   93  
Library,  1991
Box   93  
Liturgical Service for the Ending of a Pastoral Relationship,  1996
Box   93  
Living Stones Diocesan Partnership,  2001
Box   93  
Lutheran-Episcopal Concordant,  1996
Box   93  
Lutherans, Anglicans and Roman Catholics (LARC) covenant,  2001
Box   93  
Lutherans, Anglicans and Roman Catholics (LARC),  1980-1985
Box   93  
M (miscellaneous)
Box   93  
Mailings (various),  1990-1995
Box   93  
Marriage (various),  1977-1981
Box   93  
McGehee Fund,  1998-2000
Box   93  
Michigan Church Leaders Forum,  1991-1997
Box   93  
Michigan Council of Churches,  1965-1977
Box   94  
Michigan Ecumenical Forum Coordinating Committee,  1990-1999
Box   94  
Michigan Episcopal Dioceses Task Force,  1991-1992
Box   94  
Middle East (Persian Gulf) situation,  1990
Box   94  
Midwest Ministry Development Service (Midwest Career Development Service),  1989-2003
Box   94  
Ministry Area Profile for St. Philip's Episcopal Church, Grand Rapids,  1995
Box   94  
Mutual Ministry Review,  1999
Box   94  
N (miscellaneous)
Box   94  
Nashotah House (Episcopal theological seminary),  1985-1990
Box   94  
National Patterns (overview of the Episcopal Church),  1993
Box   94  
New clergy orientation,  1995-2000
Box   94  
New Person ministry,  1998
Box   94  
Nigeria (companion dioceses of Ondo and Kwara),  1987-1998
Box   94  
Non-Parochial Reports,  1990-2001
Box   94  
P (miscellaneous)
Box   95  
Parish mailings,  1995-2001
Box   95  
Parish Parochial audits,  2000-2001
Box   95  
Parish Support Committee,  1987-1995
Box   95  
Parish support staff mailings,  1995-2001
Box   95  
Pastoral Letter Drafting Commission,  1988-1993     (regarding racial inclusiveness) 
Box   95  
Pastoral letters,  1984-1992
Box   95  
Prospects for Ministry,  1950s and  1960s
Box   95  
Press Conference,,  1989-1992     (regarding concern about political and social issues) 
Box   95  
Province V (Province V Synod),  1997-2001
Box   95  
R (miscellaneous)
Box   95  
S (miscellaneous)
Box   96  
St. Aidan's Chapel (WMU student ministry),  1985-1992
Box   96  
Season of Creation,  1996
Box   96  
Sexual misconduct: Policies and prevention,  1994-2001
Box   96  
Spiritual Directors,  1994-2000
Box   96  
T (miscellaneous)
 
Task Force
Box   96  
Communications,  1994-1998
Box   96  
Racism, Task Force on,  1993-1996
Box   96  
Realignment of the Diocese of Michigan and Western Diocese,  1989-1990
Box   96  
Status of Women
Box   96  
Teaching Day,  1994-1999
Box   96  
Total Ministry Oversight Committee,  1993-2002
Box   97  
Total Ministry Oversight Committee,  1993-2002 (cont.)
Box   97  
U (miscellaneous)
Box   97  
United Thank Offering (UTO),  1991-1999
Box   97  
Urban Bishops Coalition,  1980s-1990s
Box   97  
Vestry List,  1994-1995
Box   97  
Vestry Workshop,  1994-1995
Box   97  
Visitation (Bishop's) material,  1997
Box   97  
W (miscellaneous)
Box   97  
Wardens and treasurers,  1997
Box   97  
Wyoming, Holy Trinity Church,  1979-1998
Box   97  
Y (miscellaneous)
Box   97  
Year of Identity,  1991
Box   97  
Youth Camp,  1996-1998
Box   97  
Youth and Violence Subcommittee
Box   97  
Youth (miscellaneous),  1997-2002
Box   97  
Z (miscellaneous)
Box   97  
Miscellaneous
 
Robert R. Gepert [subseries]:

The Bishop Gepert sub-series, arranged alphabetically, in addition to its documentation of the Executive Council and the Diocesan Conventions, also includes extensive material relating to the church's anti-racism initiatives.

 
Topical Files
Box   110  
Anti-Racism Task Force and related (5 folders)
Box   110  
Bishop Whittemore Foundation,  2003-2006
Box   110  
Cathedral Corporation,  2003-2007
Box   110  
Cathedral Study Committee
Box   110  
Cathedral Sales Agreement and related material,  2007
Box   110  
Cathedral School
Box   110  
Clergy Mailings,  2003-2005 (4 folders)
 
Commission on Ministry
Box   110  
 1997-1999
Box   110  
 2000
Box   110  
 2001
Box   111  
 2002 (2 folders)
Box   111  
Miscellaneous: include Total Ministry Curriculum
Box   111  
Diocesan Convention,  2002-2005 (5 folders)
Box   111  
Executive Council,  2002-2005 (multiple folders)