Lawrence Grove Oral History

Title

Lawrence Grove Oral History

Subject

Methodist Episcopal Church -- History -- Kansas.
Methodists -- History -- Kansas.
Abolition movement -- Kansas -- 1850-1860.
Church and social problems.

Description

Oral history interview with Lawrence Grove conducted by Timothy Miller in Lawrence, Kansas, on September 23, 2009. Robert Shelton also participates briefly in the interview. In this interview, Lawrence Grove discusses the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Kansas, including its involvement in the abolitionist movement prior to and during the Civil War, the temperance movement, and conflict within the denomination on social issues such as homosexuality. He describes the organizational structure of the Methodist conference and the role of bishops. He also discusses his own education and history as a Methodist minister. This interview was conducted for the Religion in Kansas course taught at the University of Kansas by Dr. Timothy Miller in the fall of 2009.

Source

Religion in Kansas Project

Publisher

Religious Studies Department, University of Kansas

Date

9/23/2009

Contributor

Oral histories created by University of Kansas students, staff and faculty as part of the Religion in Kansas Project are archived in KU ScholarWorks, the digital repository of the University of Kansas.

Rights

All oral histories in the Religion in Kansas Project are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Format

mp3

Language

en_US

Type

Recording, oral

Identifier

RKsP_Grove_Lawrence_2009-09-23.mp3 (audio recording)
RKsP_Grove_Lawrence_2009-09-23.pdf (transcript)

Coverage

Lawrence, KS

Duration

0:51:45

Interviewer

Miller, Timothy

Interviewee

Grove, Lawrence
Shelton, Robert

Citation

“Lawrence Grove Oral History,” Religion in Kansas Project, accessed April 14, 2024, https://ksreligion.omeka.net/items/show/1129.