John E. Meally Papers: 1893-1949
Summary Information
Title: John E. Meally Papers
Creator: Meally, John Edward, 1864-
Dates: 1893-1949
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract:
Methodist minister; Correspondence and other papers relating primarily to his ministerial career.
Call number: 851814 Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
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Finding aid prepared by: Michigan Historical Collections staff

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was the gift of Rev. Meally (donor no. 1747) and came to the library in 1946 and 1949.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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Copyright:

Donor(s) have not transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., John E. Meally Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Methodist minister and secretary of the Board of Stewards of the Detroit Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection divides into three series: Correspondence; Ministerial Papers; and Miscellaneous.

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.


  • Clergy -- Michigan.
  • Plymouth (Mich. : Township)
  • Superior (Washtenaw County, Mich. : Township)
  • Churches -- Michigan -- Farmington.
  • Dwellings -- Michigan -- Plymouth.
  • Farmington (Mich.) -- Churches.
  • Plymouth (Mich.) -- Dwellings.
  • Teachers -- Michigan -- Plymouth.
  • Photographs.
  • Meally, John Edward, 1864-
  • Methodist Episcopal Church -- Michigan.
  • Methodist Episcopal Church. Detroit Conference.
  • Peoples' Congress of Applied Religion.
  • Farmington Methodist Church (Farmington, Mich.)
  • Meally, John Edward, 1864-
  • Baldwin, C. W.
  • Barton, Charles Morris.
  • Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982.
  • Cook, William Randolph, 1866-1946.
  • Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977.
  • Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969.
  • Johnson, Edward Shurley, 1896-
  • Leete, Frederick Deland, 1866-1958.
  • Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943.
  • Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963.
  • Reed, Marshall Russell, 1891-
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Correspondence [series]

The Correspondence dates from 1893 to 1949 and includes correspondence from such notables as C. W. Baldwin, Charles M. Barton, Charles W. Brashares, William R. Cook, Henry H. Crane, Harry E. Fosdick, Edward S. Johnson, Frederick D. Leete, Ben B. Lindsey, G. Bromley Oxnam, and Marshall R. Reed.

Box   1  
1893-1949, undated (25 folders)
 
Ministerial Papers [series]

Ministerial Papers includes a 1944 report of the Peoples' Congress of Applied Religion and miscellaneous other papers of the Detroit Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Box   1  
Report of the Peoples' Congress of Applied Religion 1944
Box   1  
Detroit Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church miscellanea (12 folders)
 
Miscellaneous [series]

Miscellaneous consists of personal items, financial materials relating to his work on behalf of retired ministers; scattered records of Superior Township, Washtenaw County and Plymouth Township, Wayne County, Michigan; and photographs.

Box   1  
Personal miscellanea
Box   1  
Record of service and payments of retired Methodist ministers undated
Box   1  
Itemized expenditures, Superior Township, Washtenaw County 1910-1911
Box   1  
Census list of school children, Plymouth Township, Wayne County 1901-1928
Box   1  
Memorial record of Ann A. Meally 1944
Box   1  
Scrapbook containing letters of appreciation upon the retirement of John E. Meally 1940
Box   1  
Photographs

Portrait; photo (1909) of Farmington Methodist Church; and photo (1904) of Plymouth school teachers taken outside a local residence

Additional Descriptive Data
Selective Index to Correspondents
Baldwin, C. W
  • Dec. 13, 1918, June 6, 1919, July 24, 1919, Aug. 18, 1919, and Oct. 2, 1919.
Barton, Charles Morris
  • Sept. 16, 1919, Jan. 17, 1924, July 29, 1925, Aug. 24, 1926, Sept. 14, 1927.
Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982.
  • Oct. 27, 1936, Nov. 8, 1940, Nov. 27, 1940
Cook, William Randolph, 1866-1946.
  • Jan. 1, 1944
Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977.
  • Mar. 17, 1939, July 8, 1943
Fosdick, Harry Emerson, 1878-1969.
  • Oct. 3, 1940
Johnson, Edward Shurley, 1896-
  • Nov. 1, 1938
Leete, Frederick Deland, 1866-1958.
  • Sept. 20, 1919, July 20, 1928
Lindsey, Ben B. (Ben Barr), 1869-1943.
  • Mar. 2, 1910
Oxnam, G. Bromley (Garfield Bromley), 1891-1963.
  • Mar. 24, 1939
Reed, Marshall Russell, 1891-
  • Jan. 18, 1926, June 22, 1931, Apr. 5, 1939, Aug. 7, 1939