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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 3

Church of the Disciples (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1841-1950

Church records, legal documents, church histories, and miscellaneous records.

Dates

  • 1841-1950

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

1.4 cubic feet (8 boxes)

This collection consists of church records, legal documents, church histories, and miscellaneous records.

Biographical / Historical

The Church of the Disciples was founded April 27, 1841, by James Freeman Clark. It united with the Indiana Street Church in 1855. The chapel in Freeman Place was dedicated March 15, 1848. The church united with the Arlington Street Church in 1942. Ministers: 1841-1888, James Freeman Clarke; 1889-1912, Charles Gordon Ames; 1911-1938, Abraham Mitre Rihbany.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 477 .

Processing Information

Processed by Douglas Stange, 1966
Link to catalog
Title
Church of the Disciples (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1841-1950 (bMS 3): Register
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00003

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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