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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 413

Gillespie, Henry La Fayette, 1863-1954. Sermons and addresses, 1891-1895.

Sermons and addressees given by Universalist minister Henry Lafayette Gillespie (1862-1954).


  • 1891-1895.


2 boxes

This collection consists of sermons and addresses given by Henry Lafayette Gillespie.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Lafayette Gillespie (1862-1954) was born in Iowa. He received his BD from Lombard Theological School and was ordained as a Universalist minister in 1896. He served pastorates in Ohio and Iowa. Gillespie retired from regular service in 1904, but continued his Universalist ministry through occasional service and mission work. He also authored "The Universalist Church and Freemasonry," a pamphlet published in 1910. He died in Manchester, Iowa, at the age of 91.


Arranged chronologically. Undated or untitled items are at the end of the collection.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Universalist Historical Society, 1976.
Gillespie, Henry La Fayette, 1863-1954. Sermons and addresses: 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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