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CLIC Digital Collections : Bethel University

Faculty and Student Scholarship

Christianity and Western Culture Collection

The Bethel Christianity and Western Culture Collection includes lecture recordings, podcasts, videos, images, and other artifacts from Bethel University's Christianity and Western Culture course (GES130).

Bethel Community Video Collection

The Community Video Collection includes recordings of presentations given in the Bethel University Library featuring Bethel's teaching, scholarship, and service activities.

Bethel Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

This collection includes exemplary scholarship and creative works from Bethel's undergraduate students.

Bethel Theses and Dissertations

The Bethel Theses and Dissertations collection currently contains dissertations from the Education Doctorate program and the Doctorate of Ministry. You can find titles by author, advisor, program, date or keyword.

Bethel Faculty Scholarship

The Bethel Faculty Scholarship Collection has the scholarly works of Bethel University Faculty and Academic Staff across the institution including the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School and the Seminary. As new publications and works are created they will be added to the collection.

Bethel Faculty Journal (Bethel Only)

Faculty Journal was a journal by and for Bethel faculty. Begun in February 1960, Faculty Journal was an “occasional” journal that ran until 2008 (the journal was not published between 1968-1977 and 2001-2007).

Colloquy Undergraduate Journal

The Colloquy is an interdisciplinary academic journal celebrating the intellectual creativity and work of the undergraduate students of Bethel University.

Youngblood Biblical Archaeology (Bethel Only)

This collection consists of images of maps and archaeological remains that illustrate the context of Biblical times photographed and arranged by Bethel Seminary professor Ronald Youngblood in the 1960s.

Study Abroad Experience

Beyond Bethel

This collection consists of images from Bethel faculty, staff, and students who have studied Off-Campus or Abroad.

International Study Abroad Spotlight Presentations

The Community Video Collection includes recordings of presentations given in the Bethel University Library featuring Bethel's student experiences abroad.

Art and Creative Works

Bethel Permanent Art Collection

The Bethel University Art Department maintains its Permanent Collection on campus in order to allow the Bethel community to live intimately with a variety of artworks placed in hallways, libraries, and offices.

George C. Poundstone Collection

The largest existing archive of prominent Pictorialist photographer, George C. Poundstone's (b.1870- d.1938) photographs, writings, journals, films and negatives gifted to Bethel University in the later half of the 20th century.

Coeval Undergraduate Literary and Art Magazine

The Coeval is Bethel University's undergraduate literary and art magazine published since 1962.

Natural History

Bethel Herbarium

The Bethel Herbarium collection is a collaboration between the Digital Library and the Biology department. It includes digitized plant specimens collected from Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Michigan over the past 40 years.

Archival Materials from the History Center

Clarion Student Newspaper

The Clarion is the student newspaper of Bethel University. Published first in 1921 by the students of Bethel Academy, it continues to record Bethel’s news, history, and culture up to the present day. This collection is growing and will eventually hold issues spanning from 1921 to 2007.

Baptist General Conference Collection

A collection of images, books, documents, etc. that describe and illustrate the history of the Baptist General Conference in America

Bethel University History Collection

A collection of selected documents from the History Center: Archives of the Baptist General Conference and Bethel University that illustrate Bethel's 1871 beginnings as the Swedish Baptist Theological Seminary in Chicago to its present status as Bethel University located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Bethel Ebooks Collection

A collection of books by and about Bethel University, the Baptist General Conference (now known as Converge Worldwide), and their related communities. Some books were formerly published in print by the denominational press called Harvest Publications and are now made digitally available through the Bethel University Digital Library.

Bethel Historical Photographs Collection

The Bethel University Historical Photographs Collection includes images of the history and culture of Bethel University from it’s early history (1871) to the present day.

Bethel Yearbooks

Bethel's yearbook documents the people, events, activities, and ideas of the Bethel community during the school year. It was published annually from 1909 to 1989 except for the years of 1933-36, 1982, 1984-87.

Baptist General Conference Annual Reports

The Baptist General Conference Annual Reports span from 1932 to 2005 and include statistics and reports from each of the committees within the conference.

The Standard - Baptist General Conference

The Standard was the official publication of the Baptist General Conference from 1940 to 2002.

Academic Catalogs

The catalogs include the record of the academic life, faculty, calendar, programs and courses of study for Bethel from 1906 to 2011.

Bethel Archive Inventories

These online inventories, called Finding Aids, include information about items included in the collections held in the History Center: Archives of the Baptist General Conference and Bethel University.

Bethel Libraries

Bethel Libraries

The Bethel Libraries Collection contains the historical documents and publications of the Bethel Libraries

Illustrated Pilgrim's Progress

This collection features illustrations from the 114 editions of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress held in the Seminary Library. These editions from the personal library of John Eric Klingberg are from as early as 1727 to the early 1900s.

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