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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 374

Society for the Promotion of Theological Education in Harvard University. Records, 1815-1966.

Dates

  • 1815-1966

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

2 boxes

Biographical / Historical

In 1816, the Society for the Promotion of Theological Education in Harvard University was organized to provide money for instruction in theology and to run the new-formed Harvard Divinity School. After 1830, the Divinity School faculty assumed direction of the School and dissolved the Society. A new Society for Promoting Theological Education was formed to replace it and continues today.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 116, bMS 474, and bMS 493.
Title
Society for the Promotion of Theological Education in Harvard University. Records, 1815-1966.
EAD ID
div00374

Repository Details

Part of the Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School Repository

Special Collections at Andover-Harvard Theological Library preserves and makes accessible primary source materials documenting the history of religion and theology, with particular historical emphasis on American liberal religious traditions. Though the historical strengths of the collections have been in the field of Christianity, other religious traditions are increasingly reflected, in step with Harvard Divinity School's evolving focus on global religious studies.

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