Case, Adelaide (1887–1948)

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Case, Adelaide (1887–1948)

American professor. Born Adelaide Teague Case, Jan 10, 1887, in St. Louis, Missouri; died June 19, 1948, in Boston, Massachusetts; dau. of Charles Lyman Case and Lois Adelaide (Teague) Case; twin sister of Mary Cushing Case.

Served as librarian in national headquarters of Episcopal Church in NY (1914–16); taught in New York Training School for Deaconesses (1917–19); served in religious education department, Columbia University Teachers College, as instructor, then assistant professor (1925–29), associate professor (1929–35), professor (beginning 1935) and department chair; served as full professor (1941–48) of Christian education at the Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, MA (1st woman appointed as full professor in any Episcopal or Anglican seminary) and became department chair (1941). Author of Liberal Christianity and Religious Education (1924) and As Modern Writers See Jesus: A Descriptive Bibliography (1927).