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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 15

Lee Street Church (Cambridge, Mass.). Ladies Charitable Society. Records, 1846-1885

Records (minutes and annual reports, some in rhyme) of the Ladies Charitable Society of the Church, 1846-1885.

Dates

  • 1846-1885

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

.35 cubic feet (1 boxes)

This collection consists of records of the Ladies Charitable Society of the Church, 1846-1885. They include minutes and annual reports, some of which are in rhyme.

Biographical / Historical

The Lee Street Church in Cambridge was gathered on September 7, 1846. Its first meeting house, dedicated March 25, 1847, was destroyed in a fire; its second was dedicated January 23, 1856. It merged with the Cambridgeport Parish in 1885, about the same time that the Cambridgeport Parish merged with and took on the name and endowment of the Third Congregational Society.

  • 1846-1854 Artemas Bowers Muzzey
  • 1855-1865 Henry Francis Harrington
  • 1865-1870 Abram Walter Stevens
  • 1870-1883 John Pindar Bland
Ministers
1846-1854
Artemas Bowers Muzzey
1855-1865
Henry Francis Harrington
1865-1870
Abram Walter Stevens
1870-1883
John Pindar Bland

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968.

Processing Information

Processed by: Douglas Stange, 1969.
Link to catalog
Title
Lee Street Church (Cambridge, Mass.). Ladies Charitable Society. Records (bMS 15): Register
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00015

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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