Martin D. Hardin Papers,

Collection Number: 329l

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Martin D. Hardin papers, 1881-1963, 1881-1946 (bulk).
Collection Number:
329l
Creator:
Martin D. Hardin, 1873-1935.
Quantity:
5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscript sermons, correspondence, a scrapbook, a manuscript, printed materials, and other items.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers of Martin D. Hardin, a Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and portrait artist. He seved as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, New York, 1920-1935.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Martin D. Hardin was a Presbyterian clergyman, lecturer, and portrait artist. He seved as pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Ithaca, New York, 1920-1935.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers consist primarily of manuscript sermons (1908-1935) by Hardin, including one preached at a memorial service (1914) for his father-in-law, U.S. Vice-President Adlai E. Stevenson. Also included is correspondence concerning his reasons for entering the ministry (1894), a call to the pastorate of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, N.C. (1903), his opinion concerning the views of William Jennings Bryan on evolution (1922), and life aboard the ocean liner Espagne during a voyage to Europe, where he was a lecturer for the American Red Cross (1918); correspondents include his father, Parker Watkins Hardin, his wife, Julia Stevenson Hardin, Joseph Quincy Adams, William C. Covert, Anna Camp Edwards, William T. Ellis, Parker C. Hardin, Arthur S. Hoyt, Duncan Campbell Lee, John B. Ross, Hoy W. Smith, Louis P. Smith, and John W. Stagg. Additional items include a scrapbook containing photographs of his portraits of Hugh A. Moran, Adlai E. Stevenson, Mynderse Van Cleef, Woodrow Wilson, and Roger B. Williams, an unpublished typescript (carbon) of "A Kentucky Hardin in the Ministry" written by Richard Henry Edwards, notes for an address broadcast from Glasgow, printed copies of sermons, and pamphlets.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hardin, Martin D., 1873-1935.
Adams, Joseph Quincy, 1881-1946.
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925.
Covert, William C.
Edwards, Anna Camp, 1876-1956.
Edwards, Richard Henry, 1877-1954.
Ellis, William T.
Hardin, Julia Stevenson.
Hardin, Parker C.
Hardin, Parker Watkins.
Hoyt, Arthur S.
Lee, Duncan Campbell.
Moran, Hugh A.
Ross, John B.
Smith, Hoy W.
Smith, Louis P.
Stagg, John W.
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965.
Van Cleef, Mynderse.
Williams, Roger B.
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Espagne (ship)
Red Cross.United States.American National Red Cross.
Second Presbyterian Church (Charlotte, N.C.).

Subjects:
Clergy.

Form and Genre Terms:
Sermons.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Martin D. Hardin papers, #329l. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to his father explaining why he is entering the ministry (photocopy)
May 4, 1894
Box 1 Folder 1
Julia Stevenson Hardin to her parents
Aug. 1897
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to his mother-in-law, Mrs. Adlai E. Stevenson
Aug. 13, 1897
Box 1 Folder 1
Julia Hardin and Martin to her parents
Aug. 26, 1897
Box 1 Folder 1
Julia Hardin to Martin
July 2, 1903
Box 1 Folder 1
John B. Ross, chairman of the Advisory Committee on Pastorate of the Second Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, N.C., informing Martin of his call to their pastorate
July 22, 1903
Box 1 Folder 1
John W. Stagg, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Alabama, urging Martin to accept the call to Charlotte
July 22, 1903
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
ca. 1908
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
Jan. 1918
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
Feb. 23, 1918
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
Mar. 17, 1918
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to daughter Laetitia at Vassar
ca. 1916-1918, Jan. 18
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
Mar. 10, 1920
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Julia
Mar. 1920
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to William Jennings Bryan opposing Bryan's articles in evolution
Mar. 16, 1922
Box 1 Folder 1
Arthur S. Hoyt re: Bryan
Apr. 27, 1922
Box 1 Folder 1
William Thomas Ellis re: Martin's address, "Mr. Bryan and Evolution"
May 3, 1922
Box 1 Folder 1
LPS (Louis P. Smith) to Julius Steele, Kenwood Church, Chicago, recommending Martin as Churchman, Rotarian, and American (photostat of a carbon)
Oct. 27, 1927
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to daughter "Blessed Girlie"
Jan. 31, 1930
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to daughter Julia at Emma Willard School
Oct. 4, 1930
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to daughter Julia
Nov. 5, 1930
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to daughter Julia
May 17, 1931
Box 1 Folder 1
Hoy Watson Smith, Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock, Ark. re: a letter written in 1903 by Dr. Walter W. Moore to Dr. Alexander McKelway
Aug. 3, 1931
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to wife Julia
ca. 1932
Box 1 Folder 1
Joseph Quincy Adams, The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Nov. 13, 1935
Box 1 Folder 1
Anna P. Edwards to Julia
Dec. 15, 1935
Box 1 Folder 1
John Timothy Stone to Julia
Dec. 16, 1935
Box 1 Folder 1
Duncan Campbell Lee to Julia
Jan. 2, 1936
Box 1 Folder 1
Parker Calhoun Hardin to his mother, Julia
ca. 1938, Apr. 18
Box 1 Folder 1
Martin to Adlai E. Stevenson about his (Martin's) visit to Charlotte and of speakers for the Sunday Evening Club
n.d.
Box 1 Folder 1
Frank Graham, United Nations, to Judy Hardin Baumgarten re: biographical material of her father (photocopy)
Apr. 19, 1963
Miscellaneous
Box 1 Folder 2
Small notebook of sketches, (pencil, pen-and-ink, and watercolor) by Martin, age 7 1/2
Jan. 1881
Box 1 Folder 2
Carbon typescript, two pages 18 and 26; speech or sermon re: World War I in Europe - possibly lecture for Red Cross
ca. 1918
Box 1 Folder 2
Notes for broadcast address from Glasgow on Sunday, May 22, 1927, by Martin; subject, The Modern Man's Neighbor (typescript)
1927
Box 1 Folder 2
Passport; includes photograph of Martin and Julia
1927
Box 1 Folder 2
Prayer on Memorial Day, in memory of Martin (carbon typescript)
1936
Box 1 Folder 2
Newsclipping from Ithaca Journal; illustration and short article about portrait of Roger B. Williams, painted by Martin
Jan. 3, 1933
Box 1 Folder 2
Carbon typescript of "Mr. Bryan, Martin Hardin and the Moderatorship of the Presbyterian General Assembly," signed by Hugh Moran, Palo Alto, Cal.
Nov. 24, 1946
Box 1 Folder 2
Scrapbook of photographs of paintings mostly made from photographs by Martin; includes Woodrow Wilson, Vice President Adlai Ewing Stevenson, Mrs. Richard Edwards, Roger B. Williams, Hugh A. Moran, Mynderse Van Cleef
Box 1 Folder 2
Mss. volume: "A Kentucky Hardin in the Ministry" by Richard Henry Edwards; this is a carbon typescript of unpublished manuscript written "to perpetuate the memory..." of Martin
ca. 1945
Manuscript sermons
Box 2
1908-1912
Box 3
1913-1914
Box 4
1915-1920
Box 5
1920-1922
Box 6
1922-1923
Box 7
1924-1925
Box 8
1926-1927
Box 9
1928-1929
Box 10
1930-1931
Box 11
1932-1935 , and printed material: sermonds, church publications, 1908-1927, 1940
Box 12-24
undated