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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 350

Perkins, Frederic Williams, 1870-1943. Papers, 1919-1943.

Papers of Universalist minister Frederic Williams Perkins (1870-1943) including sermons and addresses, 1919-1941; essays; miscellaneous papers, including photographs, programs, clippings, 1889-1943; miscellaneous correspondence, 1928-1938.

Dates

  • 1919-1943.

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

5 boxes

This collection consists of Frederic Williams Perkins' sermons and addresses, 1919-1941; essays; miscellaneous papers, including photographs, programs, clippings, 1889-1943; and miscellaneous correspondence, 1928-1938.

Biographical / Historical

Frederic Williams Perkins (1870-1943) attended Roxbury Latin School and graduated from Tufts University with an AB, AM, and STB. He served parishes in Hartford and Washington, Connecticut, and Haverhill and Lynn, Massachusetts. He served as the vice president of the Massachusetts Universalist Convention and was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Universalist General Convention from 1909 to 1917.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:
  1. Series I. Sermons and addresses
  2. Series II. Other papers

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1976.
Title
Perkins, Frederic Williams, 1870-1943. Papers: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00350

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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