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David O. Moberg Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-065

Scope and Contents

The David Moberg papers are organized into five major manuscript series: Biographical, Correspondence, Activities, Media and Secondary Publications. The largest portion of the collection is found in the Activities series which is divided into sub-series that straddle personal biographical and non-teaching professional and teaching files. These include: Officer Candidate School, Minnesota Boys Town, American Scientific Affiliation, Committee on Social Agencies of Welfare, St. Paul Conference on Human Rights, Community and Race, Bethel College Faculty Discussions, Faith in Life Dialogue, American Baptist Churches, Professional (with sub-sub-series: Teaching Materials and Publications) and Research. This portion of the collection spans a significant amount of space along with spanning decades of professional life. The largest single series is the pamphlets series. Additional accessions received from 1999 to 2007 await processing.


  • Created: 1949-2017
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1955-1981
  • Other: Date acquired: 1994


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Duplication may be restricted if copying could cause damage to items.


18 boxes

7 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

David Moberg

Other Descriptive Information

The papers of David O. Moberg, display the professional life of professor and researcher of sociology.

David O. Moberg Papers
Buswell Library Special Collections Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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