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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 643

Lowe, John Smith. Papers, 1882-1951.

Papers of Universalist minister, John Smith Lowe, including correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks. The papers span 1882-1951.


  • 1882-1951.


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1 boxes

Correspondence; clippings concerning the Andover controversy, 1882-1887; and scrapbooks.

Biographical / Historical

John Smith Lowe (1878-1954) was born in Watertown, New York. He received his BD from the Canton Theological School of St. Lawrence University in 1901. That same year he was ordained a Universalist minister in Edwards, New York. In 1918, he was conferred an honorary DD degree by Lombard Theological College. Between 1901 and his death in 1954, he served as minister in congregations in La Crosse, Wisconsin; Providence, Rhode Island; Boston, Massachusetts; and Rockland, Maine. Lowe was also the general superintendent of the Universalist Church of America from 1917 to 1928.
Lowe, John Smith, 1878-1954. Papers, 1882-1951: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

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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