"An address on civilization and social change from a religious perspective"



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Joint Presidential Inauguration events


1 hour 11 minutes

Original Description

Joint Reed College-Portland State University Presidential Inauguration, takes place at Portland Civic Auditorium.


Coffin, an American clergyman and social justice advocate, served as chaplain at Yale University from 1958 to 1975, where he was active in peace and civil rights efforts. This lecture was presented as part of a series in honor of the Joint Presidential Inauguration of Reed College and PSU.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Social change, Religion

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 4 track


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