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John Cobb Papers

A description of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Cobb, John B.
Title: John Cobb Papers
Inclusive Dates: before 1971
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: American Methodist theologian. Collection includes correspondence, printed material, manuscripts and other material.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

John B. Cobb, Jr. (1925- ) is an American United Methodist theologian known for his work in the development of process theology and in integrating Alfred North Whitehead's metaphysics into Christianity, and for his interest in social justice. He taught for more than thirty years in the Claremont School of Theology at Claremont College.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The John Cobb Papers consist of correspondence, printed material, manuscripts and other material.

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Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and remains in original order.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is currently unprocessed and not available for research. Please contact Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Cobb, John B.

Corporate Bodies

Methodist Church (U.S.)


Theologians -- United States.
Theology -- Study and teaching.
Theology, Practical.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts (document genre)



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

John Cobb Papers,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of John Cobb, 1969, 1971.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 25 Apr 2010
Revision history:

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