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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 126

Johnson, Raymond Burgeur, 1885-1972. Papers, 1929-1971.

Papers of educator and Unitarian minister Raymond Burgeur Johnson (1885-1972) including sermons and articles. Also includes a folder of worship material and one letter by Johnson.


  • 1929-1971.


2 boxes

Biographical / Historical

Raymond Burgeur Johnson (1885-1972) graduated from Rutgers University in 1906 and received a master's degree in English from Harvard University in 1926. He spent most of his life working in the field of education, and was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1943 at the age of 58. He served pastorates in Hingham and Scituate, Massachusetts, and was the director of the Department of Ministry of the American Unitarian Association from 1951 to 1957, also serving as chairman of its Curriculum Committee. In 1948, he published the book What is Happening in Religious Education.


Organized into the following series:
  1. Sermons, 1929-1971
  2. Articles
  3. Miscellaneous

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rev. Robert C. Palmer, 1974.
Johnson, Raymond Burgeur, 1885-1972. Papers, 1929-1971: 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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