Cheswick Center (Boston, Mass.)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Cheswick Center records include some minutes and financial documents. The bulk of the collection contains case studies, publications, conference programs, and clippings representing its work. The collection is divided into two series: the records of founder Henry W. Sherrill and the records of former chairman Lawrence Butler. Each series is organized in approximate chronological order.
Overview Working in higher education and philanthropy, Merrimon Cuninggim gained national recognition in both fields. His early career was as a professor at various colleges and in 1951 he became Dean of the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He remained there until 1960 when he accepted the position of Executive Director/President of the Danforth Foundation in St. Louis, Missouri, where he remained until 1972. From 1973 to 1975 he worked as an...