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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 900

Unitarian Universalist Ministers and Lay Leaders File, 1800-


Minister files for Universalist ministers, as well as some Unitarian ministers.


  • 1800- .


There are no restrictions on access to this collection.


50 boxes

This collection consists of a folder for each minister or lay leader. The contents of the folders vary widely, and they may include correspondence, church programs, photographs, biographical information, newspaper and magazine clippings, and, when available, the office files for the minister as maintained by the Universalist Church of America. Folders are arranged alphabetically by the last name of each minister.

Biographical / Historical

This collection was started by the Universalist Historical Society Library in 1958. It functioned as a vertical file, which contained information about Universalist ministers and lay leaders. Following the 1961 merger, the files also included material about Unitarian ministers.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Library.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 1446.

General note

The number after the slash in each entry in the following list indicates the box number, and the number in parentheses is the folder number.

Unitarian Universalist Ministers and Lay Leaders File, 1800- : A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard University Repository

Special Collections at Harvard Divinity School 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. Known as Andover-Harvard Theological Library since 1911, it was renamed the Harvard Divinity School Library in 2021.

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