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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 180

Pickett, Anita Trueman, 1881-1960. Papers, 1899-1960

Papers of Unitarian minister and author Anita Trueman Pickett (1881-1960) including ifteen letters, 1901-1960; lectures; sermon notes, 1908-1958; parts of Pickett's diary, 1950-1960; subject files; biographical files; and pictures.

Dates

  • 1899-1960
  • 1901-1960;
  • 1908-1958;
  • 1950-1960;

Extent

3 boxes

Fifteen letters, 1901-1960; lectures; sermon notes, 1908-1958; parts of Pickett's diary, 1950-1960; subject files; biographical files; and pictures.

Biographical / Historical

Anita Trueman Pickett (1881-1960) was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended Emerson College, Meadville Theological Seminary, and Harvard Divinity School. In 1921, she was ordained to the Unitarian ministry at Woburn, Massachusetts. She served congregations in Rowe, Bedford, Barnstable, and Ware, Massachusetts; and served as co-pastor with her husband, the Rev. Harold L. Pickett, in Peabody and Medfield, Massachusetts. She was appointed as clerk for the American Unitarian Association's Department of Religious Education in 1922. Pickett is also the author of Medfield Poems (1927) and How Luke Discovered Christmas (1951). She died in Kingston, New York, at the age of 80.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. Series I. Papers
  2. Series II. Sermon notes, 1908-1958
  3. Series III. Biographical file

Acquisition Information

Gift of Estelle Pickett Coggins, 1977.
Title
Pickett, Anita Trueman, 1881-1960. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00180

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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