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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 167

Kuebler, Ernest William. Papers, 1927-1963.


Papers of Unitarian minister Ernest William Kuebler (1903-1992) including correspondence, 1937-1963; writings, 1939-1963; subject and biographical files; and files on the American Unitarian Association presidential election, 1958.


  • 1927-1963.


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4 boxes
This collection contains the papers of Ernest William Kuebler. It includes addresses and prayers; correspondence; subject and biographical files; and material related to the AUA Presidential election of 1958.

Biographical / Historical

Ernest William Kuebler (1903-1992) graduated from Kansas City Junior College in 1923, Boston University in 1929, and Yale Divinity School in 1932. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in King's Chapel (Boston) in 1933. He served the American Unitarian Association as director of the Religious Education Department from 1935 to 1949, as executive vice president from 1949 to 1954, and as executive director of the Council of Liberal Churches from 1954 to1961. From 1945 to 1949 he was the president of the Religious Arts Guild, and he was the president of the International Association of Religious Freedom from 1958 to 1961.


Organized into the following series:
  1. Series I. Writings, 1939-1963
  2. Series II. Correspondence, 1937-1963
  3. Series III. AUA Presidential Election 1958
  4. Series IV. Subject Files
  5. Series V. Biographical Files

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ernest W. Kuebler, 1976.
Kuebler, Ernest William. Papers, 1927-1963: A Finding Aid.
Andover-Harvard Theological Library

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard Divinity School Library, Harvard University 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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