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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 474

Society for the Promotion of Theological Education in Harvard University. Records, 1816-1936

Dates

  • 1816-1936

Extent

9 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 374, bMS 116, and bMS 493.
Title
Society for the Promotion of Theological Education in Harvard University. Records, 1816-1936
EAD ID
div00474

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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