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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 65

Hodges, Richard Manning, 1794-1878. Papers, 1810-1878.

Correspondence and diaries of Unitarian minister Richard Manning Hodges. The papers cover 1810-1878.


  • 1810-1878.


5 boxes

This collection contains correspondence and diaries, arranged chronologically.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Manning Hodges (1794-1878) was born in Salem, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1815. He also graduated from Harvard Divinity School in the distinguished class of 1818, which included such individuals as Convers Francis, George Ingersoll, John Palfrey, John Pierpont, and Jared Sparks. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry at South Bridgewater, Massachusetts, in 1821. He helped to organize the church in Somerville, Massachusetts, prior to his retirement to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968.
Hodges, Richard Manning, 1794-1878. 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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