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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 175

Cary, Henry Monford. Papers, 1894-1938.

Papers of Universalist minister Henry Monford Cary, including letters, biographical information, clippings, and material related to his mission in Japan. The papers span 1894-1938.


  • 1894-1938.


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1 boxes

This collection consists of correspondence, sermons, writings, worship material, newspaper clippings, and biographical material on Henry Monford Cary and his wife, Maude Cary. There is also material on the Cary's stay in Japan including reports and clippings.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Monford Cary (1878-1936) graduated from St. Francis Xavier College and was originally ordained as a Catholic priest in the missionary order of Regulars. Following his break with Catholicism, he was ordained in the Universalist tradition and served parishes in Auburn and Little Falls, New York. He served as the head of the Universalist mission to Japan, and was awarded a doctor of divinity degree from Lombard in 1926.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Regina Cary Lapoint, 1977.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 186.
Cary, Henry Monford. Papers, 1894-1938: 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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