Papers, 1950-1991.


EXTENT:  .75 cubic ft. (1 legal size archive box and 1 half-size legal archive box)

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CITATION:  J. Lennart Cedarleaf Papers, MSS 277, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Biographical Note

John Lennart Cedarleaf was born on August 5, 1915 in Rockford, Illinois. He was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1946. Lennart served as the Chaplain and the Clinical Director at the State Teaching School for Boys in St. Charles, California, from 1948-1954. He then worked at the North Reception Center in Sacramento from 1954-1978.

Cedarleaf was a member of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), serving as the President from 1978-1979, and then as the Director of the Pacific region from 1980-1988. In 1986 Lennart was recognized by the ACPE with the Distinguished Service Award. He passed away on January 25, 1993.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of papers from the personal files of J. Lennart Cedarleaf. Most files are related to his work with the ACPE, as well as notes on the writing of personal narratives (also called autobiographic theology). Personal correspondence, files on pastoral care, delinquency prevention materials, and various essays and news clipping are also included.

Box/Folder      Description                                  		Dates
1/1		ACPE Conference, Philadelphia				1987
1/2 ACPE - Foundation 1981-1983
1/3 Autobiographic theology - info. sheets - story n.d.
1/4 Chicago comments 1984
1/5 Dialogue 88 1988
1/6 Doing pastoral theology 1954-1978
1/7 Houston seminar 1989
1/8 Long range planning – ACPE 1988
1/9 North American Story – International Congress,
San Francisco 1983
1/10 Old correspondence 1987-1989
1/11 Response to Charles Hall – Estes Park 1981
1/12 Story of pastoral care and CPE 1979-1988
1/13 Theology of poker 1984-1987
1/14 Theology/Story/Life n.d.
1/15 Theology/Story/Narrative 1991
1/16 “This is my story” – Journal of Supervision 1980

Loose Materials
2/1 [ACPE correspondence] 1986-1990
2/2 [Delinquency prevention] 1951-1969
2/3 [Essays, papers, articles] 1981-1987
2/4 [Essays and publications written by Cedarleaf] 1950-1991
2/5 [Personal correspondence] 1954-1986

Last Modified: 04/01/2005