William R. Arnold Papers
William Richard Arnold (1881-1965) served as Chief of Chaplains, U.S. army, from 1937 to 1945; he then was consecrated Bishop of Phocaea, a position he held until his death. The collection covers Arnold’s tenure as Chief of Chaplains, consisting of correspondence and writings. Letters are from other ministers, friends, and military personnel requesting favors. The writings are typescripts of two articles Arnold wrote: “The Chaplain, His Place and Work”, The Presbyterian, 1939, and “The Army Chaplain’s Part in the War”, unpublished.