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Lee Huntington Young sermons

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 486

Scope and Contents

The Lee Huntington Young sermons primarily contains undated Episcopal sermons.. Collected sermons circa 1920-1930 are also present.


  • circa 1893-1939


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Lee Huntington Young was born in Glendale, Ohio in December 1869. Young attended Kenyon College where he became a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with a B.A. in 1890. From 1890-1892, Young attended Bexley Divinity School. He then attended Philadelphia Divinity School from which he recieved his M.A. in 1893.

Reverend Young was ordained as an Episcopal Deacon in 1893 and as a priest in 1894. He began his ministry at the Mission of St. Barnabas in Dennison, Ohio where he served from 1893-1896. Young then served the missions of St. Andrews in Wheeling, West Virginia and St. Paul in Elm Grove, West Virginia from 1896-1898. Over the next twenty years, Young served at the Mission Grace Church in Chadron, Nebraska (1898-1904), as Parish Rector at St. Marks in Hastings, Nebraska (1904-1916), at St. James in Dillon, Montana (1916-1917), and at St. James in Bozeman, Montana (1917-1920).

Reverend Young returned to the Mission Field in Montana for the remainder of his career. From 1920-1925, Young served in several cities throughout Montana, including Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Eureka, Libby, and Troy. From 1925-1938, Young served in Sub River, Ft. Benton, Neihart, Choteau, Augusta, Valier, Browning, Belt, Shelby, Cut Bank, and Conrad, Montana. In 1938, Young retired and moved to Eugene, Oregon. He died in Eugene in March 1939.


2.5 linear feet (3 containers) : 1 record storage box, 2 manuscript boxes

Language of Materials



Lee Huntington Young (1869-1939) entered the Protestant Episcopal ministry in 1893, and served congregations in Ohio, West Virginia, Nebraska, and Montana. The Lee Huntington Young sermons primarily contains undated Episcopal sermons.


Materials contained in the Lee Huntington Young sermons are primarily arranged alphabetically by sermon title. Separate groupings for untitled sermons with a scriptual quotation as the basis for the text and sermon fragments are also present.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Juanita Thomas Young, 1968.

Processing Information

Collection orginally processed by processing staff circa 1969. Revisions completed by Liliya Benz, 2019.

Guide to the Lee Huntington Young sermons
Complete Description
Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revised by Liliya Benz.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA