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G. Earl Daniels collection

 Collection — Folder: S1828
Identifier: S1828

Scope and Contents

This collection includes copies of several essays written by Rev. G. Earl Daniels, including "Green Apples," printed in a February 1, 1981 publication, "'Double Overtime' or Life After 80" written circa 1985, and "the Miracle of Marriage". The collection also includes a reprint of "When Charles Wesley Preached in Boston," a sermon preached by Rev. Daniels at Christ Church in Boston on September 23, 1973 in observance of the 237th anniversary of the visit of Charles Wesley in 1736.


  • 1973-1985


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

G. (George) Earl Daniels was born on July 10, 1903 in Hobbs, Tipton County, Indiana to Elvin and Blanche (Smith) Daniels. He earned an Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) from Butler University in 1924, a Bachelor of Divinity (B.D.) from Yale Univerity in 1928 and a Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) from the Berkeley Divinity School in 1940. He married Doris Lucille Reidy on January 1, 1925 and they had two sons, Richard and Frederick. Richard died at the age of 12 in January 1940. Rev. Daniels was initially a Disciples of Christ minister and served as a pastor at the First Christian Church of Salem, Indiana. He later became an Episcopal priest and served a number of pastorates in Massachusetts, including as associate vicar of Christ Church, "the Old North Church," in Boston. He retired in 1968 and later served part-time at St. Richards School in Indianapolis. He published several articles and books on religious subjects. He passed away at the age of 96 on January 26, 2000.

Sources: "Earl Daniels." 1930 United States Federal Census. Accessed March 12, 2021. "George Earl Daniels." U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947. Accessed March 12, 2021.

"DAR to Hear Rev. Daniels." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), October 2, 1974.

"Richard E. Daniels." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), January 21, 1940.

"The Rev. G. Earl Daniels." Indianapolis Star (Ind.), January 28, 2000.

Thompson, Donald E., comp. Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1967-1980. Crawfordsville, IN: Wabash College, 1981.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Rev. G. Earl Daniels on 1985/05/03.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2021/03/16 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2021/03/16 by Laura Eliason.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.