Hope College class of 1942; Western Theological Seminary class of 1945 and an RCA minister. The collection includes materials from his mission to Brewton, Alabama, 1965‑1968, and pamphlets, relevant magazine and newspaper clippings, and progress reports tracing Baar’s efforts towards construction of a gymnasium for Southern Normal School in Brewton, Alabama. Also includes history of Southern Normal School, correspondences between Baar and other churches, donation forms, letters of encouragement, and photographs of Southern Normal School, its students, groundbreaking ceremony for the gymnasium construction, and completed gymnasium.
Repository citation: Western Theological Seminary, "W89-1005. Baar, James W. (1921-1999). Papers, 1938-1968. 0.25 linear ft." (2012). Collection Registers and Abstracts. Paper 102.
May 24, 2012.