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Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1787-1879 (bMS 5): Register

Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 5
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.).
Title: Hollis Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1787-1879
Date(s): 1787-1879
Quantity: 4 boxes
Abstract: Vouchers, receipts, and pew tax records; deeds of pews and pew bonds; insurance policies; correspondence and notes on the Singing Committee; marriage records; records of meetings of the Hollis Street Sunday School, 1832-1845; records of the teachers, pupils and proceedings of the Hollis Street Sunday School, 1852-1855.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1968, except as noted in the register.

Processed by:

Douglas Stange, 1969.
Revised by Alan Seaburg, March 1971.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Historical note

The Eighth Congregational Church in Boston was gathered on November 14, 1732, and soon became known as the Hollis Street Church. The church became Unitarian under Dr. Samuel West. In October 1887, the church merged with the South Congregational Society.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of vouchers, receipts, and pew tax records; deeds of pews and pew bonds; insurance policies; correspondence and notes on the Singing Committee; marriage records; records of meetings of the Hollis Street Sunday School, 1832-1845; and the records of the teachers, pupils and proceedings of the Hollis Street Sunday School, 1852-1855.

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