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COLLECTION Identifier: bMS 450

Lyndeborough, New Hampshire. United Church Of Lyndeborough. Records, 1782-1937.

Records of the United Church of Lyndeborough in New Hampshire, including correpsondence, papers of past ministers, financial records, and a historical sketch of th church. The records span 1782-1937.

Dates

  • 1782-1937

Access

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Extent

5 boxes

This collection consists of letters relating religious experiences, as well as requesting membership to the church. There are also complaint papers and correspondence, along with a historical sketch of the church, deeds, mortgages, wills, and the papers of past ministers. The collection also contains financial records such as receipts and tax books.

Biographical / Historical

The Congregational Church of Lyndeborough was organized in 1757, and the First Baptist Society in Lyndeborough was formed in 1831. The two churches merged to form the United Church of Lyndeborough in 1967.

Digitization Funding

Collections and items have been digitized with the generous support of The Polonsky Foundation.
Title
Lyndeborough, New Hampshire. United Church of Lyndeborough. Records, 1782-1937: A Finding Aid.
Author
Andover-Harvard Theological Library
EAD ID
div00450

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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