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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 6

First Unitarian Society (Hyde Park, Mass.) Records

Church constitution; membership lists and certificates; church correspondence; minister's records; church financial records; miscellaneous church records.

Dates

  • 1874-1948

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

1.4 cubic feet (4 boxes)

This collection consists of the church constitution; membership lists and certificates; church correspondence; minister's records; church financial records; and miscellaneous church records.

Historical note

The Hyde Park Unitarian Church (The First Unitarian Society of Hyde Park, the Church of the Christian Fraternity) was organized June 3, 1868. The meeting house was dedicated February 18, 1875.
Ministers
1867-1868
Trowbridge Brigham Forbush
1868-1869
William Hamilton
1870-1879
Francis Charles Williams
1880-1883
Adoniram Judson Rich
1884-1890
James Huxtable
1890-1894
Edmund Quincey Sewall Orgood
1896-1899
Arthur Gooding Pettingill
1900-1905
William Henry Savage
1905-1908
Samuel Louis Elberfeld
1909-1909
Johannes A.C. Fagginger Auer
1910-1914
Louis Clas Dethlefs
1915-1916
Philip Slaney Thacher
1916-1927
Alexander Thomas Bowser
1927-1935
Forrester Alexander Macdonald
1936-1937
Edward Allison Cahil

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Processing Information

Processed by: Douglas Stange, 1966.
Link to catalog
Title
First Unitarian Society (Hyde Park, Mass.) Records (bMS 6): Register
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00006

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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