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bMS 67

Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 67
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931.
Title: Wendte, Charles William, 1844-1931. Papers, 1867-1931.
Date(s): 1867-1931.
Quantity: 3 boxes
Abstract: Correspondence of Unitarian minister and author Charles William Wendte (1844-1931). The papers cover 1867-1931.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Unitarian Universalist Association,1968.

Related Materials

For a related collection, see bMS 505.

Biographical / Historical

Charles William Wendte (1844-1931) graduated from Meadville Theological School in 1867 and Harvard Divinity School in 1869. Ordained to the Unitarian ministry, he served parishes in Chicago, Illinois; Cincinnati, Ohio; Boston, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; and Los Angeles and Oakland, California. From 1900 to 1920, he served as the general secretary of the International Council of Liberal Religious Thinkers and Workers. He also served as the secretary of the Foreign Relations Department of the American Unitarian Association from 1905 to 1915. Additionally, he served as the secretary of the National Federation of Religious Liberals from 1908 to 1920, and as president of the Free Religious Association from 1910 to 1914. He published Thomas Starr King, Patriot and Preacher (1921), The Transfiguration of Life (1930), and his autobiographical work The Wider Fellowship (1927).

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of correspondence and letters to Wendte, arranged alphabetically by correspondent. There are also some miscellaneous materials, including clippings, photographs, biographical material, and notes.

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