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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 88

Schoenfeldt, Arthur Christian Peter, 1884-1961. Scrapbooks, 1946-1949.

Scrapbooks related to Unitarian minister Arthur Christian Peter Schoenfeldt's ministries, the bulk of which concerned with the First Unitarian Society in Middleboro, Massachusetts. The scrapbooks span 1946-1949.

Dates

  • 1946-1949.

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

1 boxes

These scrapbooks relate to Schoenfeldt's ministry at the First Unitarian Society, Middleboro, Massachusetts, and contain newspaper and magazine clippings, church programs, a few letters and postcards, and printed matter. They also contain clippings, brochures, and programs concerning other Unitarian churches, and general Unitarian issues.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Christian Peter Schoenfeldt (1884-1960) graduated from Meadville School of Theology in 1918. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry at King's Chapel in Boston in 1918. He served parishes in San Antonio, Texas; Charleston, West Virginia; Athol, Dorchester, Middleboro, Carlisle, and Nantucket, Massachusetts; and Kennebunk, Maine. He was the chaplain of the Connecticut State Prison from 1923 to 1929 and served as regional director of the American Unitarian Association from 1942 to 1946.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1969.
Title
Schoenfeldt, Arthur Christian Peter, 1884-1961. Scrapbooks, 1946-1949: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00088

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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