Brooks, (Rev. Canon) Roberts. Papers

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Brooks, (Rev. Canon) Roberts. Papers


  • 1974-2000 (Creation)


5.2 cu.ft. (6 boxes)

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Brooks began his career as a parish priest at All Saints’ Church in Baytown, Texas, where he remained from 1973-1983. He served the Episcopal community by championing the church’s sacramental rights and texts, advocating for human rights in South America and Africa, and representing The Episcopal Church as Director of Government Relations.

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The Papers of the Reverend Canon Robert Brooks contains material mostly related to Brooks’ time as Director of Government Relations from 1988-1998. It also brings together many of his professional roles including: the Standing Liturgical Commission consultant and member; Texas Statewide Health Coordinating Council board member; senior advisor to the president of the People for the American Way Foundation; Center for National Policy board member; and President of the Episcopal Urban Caucus, a position that he held until 2017.


Government Relations Office, 1980-1999
Standing Liturgical Commission, 1976-1991
Liturgical Activities and Resource Files, 1974-1999
Professional Memberships, 1984-2000
Biographical Information, 1974-1999
Audio/Visual, 1977-1988

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  • English

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