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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 63

Holland, F. W. (Frederick West), 1811-1895. Papers, 1834-1870.

Papers of Unitarian minister Frederick West Holland (1811-1895) including letters, chiefly from Holland to his wife during a trip abroad, 1850-1851; pulpit record book, 1834-1870; and books of prayers, services and quotations. The papers cover 1834-1870.


  • 1834-1870.


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Biographical / Historical

Frederick West Holland (1811-1895) was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1831 and Harvard Divinity School in 1834 and was ordained a Unitarian minister in 1837 at the First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, New York. Holland also served pastorates in Cambridge, Neponset, and Greenfield, Massachusetts; Oswego and Rochester, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Washington, D.C. He served as secretary of the American Unitarian Association from 1847 to 1850. Holland is also the author of the children's book Scenes in Palestine, published in 1851.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968.
Holland, F. W. (Frederick West), 1811-1895. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

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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