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Francis W. Brush Papers

Identifier: M120


  • 1938-1998


Biographical / Historical

Francis W. Brush was born December 20, 1908, in Rose, Kansas. He attended University of Southern California, Southwestern College and Witchita State in Kansas. He did graduate work at Iliff School of Theology and Nowthwestern. After graduating, Brush served as pastor of United Methodist churches in numerous Colorado communities as well as in Chicago. In 1941 he, his wife, and their two daughters moved to Manila, Philippines,where he was the pastor of Central Student Church and a professor at Union Theological Seminary. During World War II the family was interned in Santo Tomas Internment Camp. He joined the faculty of University of Denver in 1946, and was in the philosophy department there until he retired in 1978. After retirement Francis developed his own Web site to encourage dialogue on the application of philosophical positions to everyday issues. Francis W. Brush died Jan. 8, 2005, at the age of 96.


0.25 Linear Feet (Half letter document box)

Scope and Contents

The Francis W. Brush papers contain notes and correspondence and drafts of papers pertaining to research on aspects of religious beliefs in academia.


This collection is arranged in chronological order.


No further accruals are expected.

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