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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 408

Curry, William Wallace. Papers, 1842-ca. 1914.

Papers of Universalist minister William Wallace Curry including recollections of Curry written for his daughters; letters to Curry from various individuals; sermons; and a photograph of Curry.


  • 1842- 1914.


1 boxes

Recollections of Curry written for his daughters, ca. 1914; letters to Curry from various individuals, 1842-1847; sermons, 1845, 1851; photograph of Curry.

Biographical / Historical

William Wallace Curry (1824-1921) was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and was trained to be a Universalist minister by the Rev. W.W. Dean. His entire pastorate was served in Indiana at various locations, such as Dublin, New Albany, Logansport, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis. In 1881, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he took a position in the Pension Office and frequently served at parishes in Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. The Rev. Curry was a Civil War veteran, having served in the 51st Indiana Regiment. At the time of his death he was the oldest living Mason, having become a Mason in 1847.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1978.
Curry, William Wallace, 1824-1921. Papers: 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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