Bertil Ivar Anderson Papers

Manuscript Collection # 49

Box# 535

Content Summary: The Papers of B.I. Anderson reflect his work with Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS) in the 1950s and 60s, the early portion of his pastorate at Alta Woods Presbyterian Church (1955 - 1985) and evangelistic and revival services conducted by the Rev. Anderson. Other items include a file on the history of Highland Heights Church, Memphis, TN, as well as pastoral correspondence.

Span Dates: 1945, 1954 - 1968

Size: 1 cu. ft.

Access Restrictions: None

Collection Citation: Bertil Ivar Anderson Papers, Box 535, Folder __: item description, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, MO.

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Finding Aid is normally located in folder number 1 of each box.

Subject

Box

File

Finding Aid 535 1

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1957, Resignation of Dr. R.E. Hough

535 2

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1957 - 1958, Commission on the Minister and His Work:  Minutes; Correspondence; Data Forms

535 3

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1958, Called Meeting of March 6; Correspondence, October 10, 1957 - February 20, 1958, [A.H. Freundt, Jr., W.A. Gamble, Dwyn M. Mounger, etc]; Petition of Central Presbyterian Church

535 4

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1958, Christian Education Committee: Reports and Financial Audit

535 5

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1961, April Stated Meeting, White Book No. N-2; Correspondence; Reports

535 6

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1961, October Stated Meeting, White Book No. N-4; Correspondence; Reports

535 7

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1962, January 18th Meeting, White Book No. 5; Minutes of Commission on the Minister and His Work; Correspondence

535 8

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1962, April Stated Meeting, White Book No. 6; Correspondence; Reports; Notes on the Book of Church Order

535 9

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1962, July Stated Meeting, White Book No. 7; Memorial and Response of July 12, 1962

535 10

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1962, October Stated Meeting, White Book No. 8; Correspondence; Notice of December Called Meeting; Procedures for Stated Clerk

535 11

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1963, January Stated Meeting, White Book No. 9, Correspondence

535 12

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1963, April Stated Meeting, White Book No. 10; Correspondence; Reports

535 13

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1963, July Stated Meeting, White Book No. 11; Correspondence

535 14

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1965, January Stated Meeting, White Book No. 17; Proposed Budget; Proposed Amended Docket

535 15

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1965, April Stated Meeting, White Book No. 18; Job Descriptions; Statement Concerning 1962 Memorial

535 16

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1965, July Stated Meeting, White Book No. 19; Docket; Reports

535 17

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1965, October Stated Meeting, White Book No. 20; Evangelism Policy; Reports

535 18

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1966, January Stated Meeting, White Book No. 21; Correspondence; Preliminary Study of New Wine Skins

535 19

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1966, April Stated Meeting, White Book No. 22; Reports; Presbytery Action re:  New Wine Skins

535 20

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1966, July Stated Meeting, White Book No. 23, Roll Call Vote on Complaint Against Action of Synod's Special Judicial Commission

535 21

Central Mississippi Presbytery (PCUS), 1966, October Stated Meeting, White Book No. 24; Correspondence; Reports; Map of Presbytery; Proposed Changes to PCUS Constitution

535 22

General Assembly (PCUS), 1964, Commissioner's List; Moderator's Report; Supplemental Report of Permanent Judicial Commission; Overture 46; Communications; Mayor's Remarks of January 23, 1964; News Clippings; National Council of Churches brochure; articles from The Presbyterian Outlook and The Presbyterian Journal in review of General Assembly

535 23

General Assembly (PCUS), 1964, Position Paper on Race Relations, School Prayer, Nuclear Weapons and Disarmament; Report of the Standing Committee on Christian Relations

535 24

Ackerman Presbyterian Church, Ackerman, MS, 1957 - 1958, Correspondence with J.R. (Jack) Tackett, et alius

535 25

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1956 - 1958, Miscellaneous Correspondence, primarily in preparation for evangelism meetings

535 26

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1957, Church Calendar

535 27

Church Membership, Attendance and Growth [brochures, eight titles]

535 28

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1959, Revival Services, James W. Lipscomb, speaker; Biographical data sheet; Correspondence; The Christian Challenge, March 1959 [church newsletter for Alta Wood Presbyterian Church]

535 29

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1960, Dedication Program

535 30

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1960, Special Service, Dr. Robert Strong, speaker

535 31

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1961, Session Correspondence

535 32

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1965, Southside Academy:  Ledger Sheet; Promotional Brochures; H.E.W. Policies for Desegregation

535 33

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1965, Board of Deacons, Minutes

535 34

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1967, World Missions Conference; Dr. Alexander Marks, speaker; Promotional brochures; Christian Nationals Evangelism Commission literature; news clippings

535 35

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1968, World Missions Conference, Paul Chang, speaker; Photograph, Christian Nationals Evangelism Commission literature; Correspondence

535 36

Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1968, World Missions Conference, Rev. Walter Shepard, speaker

535 37

Bethsalem Presbyterian Church, Weir, MS, 1960 - 1961, Revival Services; Correspondence [see letter of 9-14-60 re opposition to reorganization of synod

535 38

Brandon Presbyterian Church, Brandon, MS, 1962, Call Extended to David M. Moore

535 39

Briarwood Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1961 - 1963, Pastoral search, including consideration of D. James Kennedy; Correspondence

535 40

Central Presbyterian Church, Meridian, MS, 1962, Correspondence and call of S.B. Strickland, Jr.; Correspondence of Robert H. Wood

535 41

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1961, Pastoral Search; Correspondence; Call and Installation of Robert Lawrence; Church Extension Grant

535 42

Edwards Presbyterian Church, Edwards, MS, 1961, Pastoral Search; Call Extended to William Whitwer; Correspondence of Palmer Robertson

535 43

First Presbyterian Church, Belzoni, MS, 1959, Revival Service; Correspondence

535 44

First Presbyterian Church, Biloxi, MS, 1965, Revival Services; Correspondence

535 45

First Presbyterian Church, Douglas, GA, 1954 - 1957, Revival Services; Correspondence; Bulletins; News clippings

535 46

First Presbyterian Church, Durant, MS, 1962, Evangelistic Meeting; Correspondence [sampling]; promotional flyer

535 47

First Presbyterian Church, Durant, MS, 1963, Correspondence and Call Extended to William H. Rose, Jr.

535 48

First Presbyterian Church, Kosciusko, MS, 1958, Special Services; Correspondence

535 49

First Presbyterian Church, Lexington, MS, 1959, Correspondence and Call Extended to Frederick C. Fowler, III

535 50

First Presbyterian Church, Louisville, MS, 1962, Correspondence and Call Extended to Sam B. Laine

535 51

First Presbyterian Church, Morton, MS, 1961, Correspondence re Call of William Warlick

535 52

First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, MS, 1960, Pastoral Search

535 53

First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, MS, 1961, Correspondence and Call Extended to Brister Ware

535 54

First Presbyterian Church, Yazoo City, MS, 1958, Correspondence and Call Extended to Leland C. Jorgensen; Data Forms for Carroll W. Sessions, William W. Bagby and Bertil Ivar Anderson

535 55

Highland Heights Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN, 1954 - 1955, Church History, including photograph of Rev. Anderson and family

535 56

Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Learned, MS and Union Presbyterian Church, Union, MS [yoked], 1961, Correspondence and Call Extended to William B. Hooker

535 57

Mt. Salus Presbyterian Church, Clinton, MS, 1960, Dissolution of Pastoral Relation; Correspondence with mention of Palmer Robertson's term as Stated Supply [Atala group]

535 58

North Park Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1958, Correspondence re Call Extended to Spencer Murry [first pastor of North Park, 1958 - 1963]

535 59

Oakland Heights Presbyterian Church, Meridian, MS, 1962, Correspondence and Call Extended to E.D. Viser; Correspondence of William Childs Robinson

535 60

Pickens Presbyterian Church, Pickens, MS, 1961, Pastoral Search Correspondence; Report on Installation of James H. Hurst; Correspondence of William Childs Robinson

535 61

Pioneer Camp, 1961, Suggestions for 1960 and 1961

535 62

Power Memorial Church, Jackson, MS, 1965, Installation of Rev. Hays Clark

535 63

Raymond Presbyterian Church, Raymond, MS, 1960, Correspondence regarding Pastor

535 64

Rolling Fork Presbyterian Church, Rolling Fork, MS, 1958 - 1959, Letters of Continuation

535 65

Sharon Revival, Magee, MS, 1960, Correspondence and Letters of thanks

535 66

Trinity Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS, 1961 - 1962, Correspondence, Call and Installation of Park H. Moore, Jr.

535 67

Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church, Ripley, MS, 1964, Special Services; Church Bulletin; Missionary Prayer Letter from Mary S. Beam and A. Elizabeth Cridland of the Sudan Interior Mission

535 68

Westminster Presbyterian Church, Vicksburg, MS, 1959, Evangelistic Service, Flyers; Correspondence; 1961:  Speaking engagement; Correspondence

535 69

Anderson, B.I., Christian Faith and the Bible, Lessons I and II

535 70

Bast, Dr. Henry [Bethany Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, MI], 1963, Speaking Engagements; Photograph; Biographical Data Sheet

535 71

Bridges, A.C. [Pastor, Parkwood Avenue ARP Church], 1961, Correspondence

535 72

Cain, Benson [Japan Mission, PCUS], 1965 - 1968, Correspondence; Photographs: Benson Cain Family; Kobe Reformed Seminary 1966 Graduating Class; Western Presbytery Reformed Church, 1966; Reformed Church Cooperating Missionary Meeting

535 73

Carr, Wallace, 1960, Correspondence Regarding Call to Chaplaincy at Mississippi State Hospital; Brochures

535 74

Cross, Lester [Ripley, MS], 1955 - 1961, Correspondence

535 75

Dinkins, Frederick [North Brazil Presbyterian Mission (PCUS)], 1965 - 1967, Correspondence

535 76

Fulton, C. Darby, 1962, 1966, Correspondence [4 leaves]

535 77

Graham, Rev. Donald C., 1957 - 1958, Correspondence; McIlwain Presbyterian Church bulletin, including note on first Pensacola Bible Institute

535 78

Green, Rev. J.B., "Why We Baptize by Sprinkling," Southern Presbyterian Journal, Vol. XVI, No. 16, August 14, 1957

535 79

Hutton, Charlton Dobyns, 1957 - 1960, Correspondence

535 80

Lacey, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas [South America Indian Mission], 1963, Correspondence

535 81

Matthews, Seth Bowen ("Bo"), 1958 - 1966, Correspondence [20 leaves]

535 82

McDill, J. Moody, undated, Role-Playing Scripts

535 83

Moore, James Erskine, 1961, Installation as Pastor of Macon and Center Point Churches

535 84

Moore, Lardner W., 1964 - 1965, Correspondence [2 leaves]

535 85

Morgan, F. Crossley [son of G. Campbell Morgan], 1956, Correspondence; Photos [18 leaves]

535 86

Norwood, G. Hunter [South America Indian Mission] and C. Thomas Young, 1966 - 1968, Correspondence

535 87

Parker, Larry, 1961 - 1963, Correspondence regarding Westminster and Union Theological Seminaries

535 88

Patterson, Sam [French Camp Academy], 1959 - 1961, Correspondence re Special Services at Alta Woods Presbyterian Church

535 89

Saum, William, 1961 - 1964, Correspondence during years at Harvard

535 90

Stanway, W.J. [First Presbyterian Church, Hattiesburg, MS], 1959 - 1960, Correspondence regarding Special Services at Alta Woods Presbyterian Church

535 91

Stibbs, Alan, "Meaning of Inspiration" [topical study, 2 leaves]

535 92

Taylor, G. Aiken, 1961 - 1962, Correspondence [8 leaves]; Copies of Correspondence between Sam Patterson and various Seminary Presidents regarding Seminary Positions on Biblical Infallibility [Columbia; Union; Louisville;Austin, 9 leaves]; "Inside Liberalism" [4 leaves]

535 93

Watson, Tom [Horizons Magazine, Evangelical Alliance Mission], 1967 - 1968, Correspondence

535 94

Army Talks, 1945, Vol. IV, No. 13 - 14, August 19 issue:  "Our Ally - The USSR"

535 95

Belhaven College, 1959, Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, Report:  An Appraisal of Its Present State and Future Development [22 leaves]

535 96

Christmas Plays and Scripted Services:  Behold.His Star!, by Mary Howard Poole; Joy to the World, by Annie Graham King; The Man Who Shut the Door on God, by Jerry C. McNeely; The Nativity, by Stanley S. Effinger; Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room, author unknown

535 97

Columbia Theological Seminary, 1966, Correspondence regarding Synod Committee meeting to clarify Seminary stance on infallibility of Scripture

535 98

Covenant Life Curriculum, 1964, An Open Letter in Defense of, Presented by the PCUS Board of Education, September 29, 1964 [4 leaves]

535 99

Wright, G.H. and Thompson, Ernest Trice, "Freedom:  The Christian Concept - A Report of the Council on Christian Relations to the 97th General Assembly,
[6 pages]

535 100

Minister's Retreat, Rosedale, MS. 1957, Correspondence; Flyers; Bulletins

535 101

Missionaries, 1967, Correspondence with John Kyle, Charles Ward, Mary Frazier, Henry Hope, Jr. [7 leaves]

535 102

National Council of Churches, 1961, Fact Sheet; "Concerning the NCC in the USA" by Maclin P. Davis, Jr.

535 103

"Opposition," 1964, Correspondence; What is the Church's Mission, by Paul Tudor Jones; Danger Plus Opportunity, by James A. Wharton, Austin Seminary Bulletin, November 1964

535 104

Special Meetings, 1955 - 1960, Correspondence

535 105

Sacraments as Means of Grace, undated, [lecture outline, 4 pages]

535 106

"Doubtful Data,":  The Go of the Gospel, by William A. Benfield, Jr.; The Responsibility of Honor; Preparation for a Second Century of Service, by C. Grier Davis; God and Our Public Institutions, by Vernon S. Broyles, Jr.;  Thirty Nine Reasons Why the National Council of Churches is good for us; and other miscellaneous articles and news clippings

535 107

"Liberalism vs. Conservatism,":  Miscellaneous articles and news clippings, including How to Detect a Liberal in the Pulpit [Presbyterian U.S. Laymen brochure number 5]

535 108

Concerned Presbyterian, Volume I, number 1, March 1965

535 109

Correspondence, 1956 - 1961

535 110

Correspondence, 1962

535 111

Correspondence, 1953 - 1961, Miscellaneous items

535 112

Personal effects:  Army discharge papers; M.P. School diploma; Letter in Swedish

535 113
Judicial Cases: Presbytery of Central Mississippi, Appellant v. Synod of Mississippi, Appellee, In Re: The Rev. A.M. Hart, G.A. Appeal No 1-1964 [8 leaves]; Rev. W.A. Gamble, et. al., Complaints v. Synod of Mississippi, Respondent, G.A. Complaint No. 2-1964 [2 leaves]; Frank J. Buchanan, et. al., Complainants v. Synod of Mississippi, Respondent, In Re: The Rev. A.M. Hart, G.A. Complaint No. 1-1964 535 114

 

  

 

 


B.I. Anderson
[31 January 1918 - 10 December 2001]
Pastor, Alta Woods Presbyterian Church, 1955 - 1985 and Stated Clerk of Mississippi Valley Presbytery, 1986 - 1998