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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 574

Brown, Ernest Augustus. Papers, 1938-1966.

Papers of Unitarian minister Ernest Augustus Brown, including material related to his ministerial settlements and letters. The papers span 1938-1966.

Dates

  • 1938-1966.
  • 1940-1966

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

1 boxes

Data on the churches he served in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and letters (1940-1966).

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Augustus Brown (1912-1970) was born in Bedford, Massachusetts. He received his AB and STB from Tufts University in 1939 and 1940, respectively, and attended courses at Harvard Divinity School. In 1940, Brown was ordained as a Unitarian minister at the First Parish Church in Stow, Massachusetts. He held ministerial settlements in Claremont and Lempster, New Hampshire; Windsor, Vermont; and Stow, Waltham, and North Andover, Massachusetts. He also served on the board of the New Hampshire Universalist Convention and as president of the Massachusetts Universalist Minister's Association. Brown died suddenly at the age of 57, in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
Title
Brown, Ernest Augustus. Papers, 1938-1966 : A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00574

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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