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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 314

Hayward, Henry Laurens, 1815-1899. Autobiography1873-1875.

Two volume autobiography of Universalist minister, Henry Laurens Hayward.


  • 1873-1875.


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Biographical / Historical

Henry Laurens Hayward (1815-1899) was born in Rutland, New York, and had an early career as a teacher. Although raised a Presbyterian, he was ordained as a Universalist minister in Henderson, New York, in 1841, and served congregations throughout New York, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, and Colorado. He was also a member of the Michigan State Convention of Universalists. He last served as a minister in Longmont, Colorado, in 1882 and spent the remainder of his life dedicated to journalism as editor of the Longmont Ledger.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1976.
Hayward, Henry Laurens, 1815-1899. Autobiography, 1873-1875: 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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