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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 114

Soldiers' Memorial Society. Records, 1864-1878.

Records of the Soldiers' Memorial Sociey, a non-denominational organization, led principally by Unitarians, established in 1865 to preserve the memory of Massachusetts soldiers who served in the Civil War and to engage in humanitarian and educational work in the South. The records span 1864-1878.

Dates

  • 1864-1878

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

4 boxes

The collection consists of official records, financial and supply records, reports, and committee records. There is also a fair amount of correspondence, much of which is addressed to Edward Everett Hale, arranged chronologically.

Biographical / Historical

The Soldiers' Memorial Society was a non-denominational organization, led principally by Unitarians, established in 1865 to preserve the memory of Massachusetts soldiers who served in the Civil War and to engage in humanitarian and educational work in the South. Many of the members of the Soldiers' Memorial Society were promient Bostonians, such as Edward Everett Hale, who served as secretary of the organization.
Title
Soldiers' Memorial Society. Records, 1864-1878: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00114

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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