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bMS 180

Pickett, Anita Trueman, 1881-1960. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 180
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Pickett, Anita Trueman, 1881-1960.
Title: Pickett, Anita Trueman, 1881-1960. Papers, 1899-1960
Date(s): 1899-1960
Date(s): 1901-1960;
Date(s): 1908-1958;
Date(s): 1950-1960;
Quantity: 3 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Unitarian minister and author Anita Trueman Pickett (1881-1960) including ifteen letters, 1901-1960; lectures; sermon notes, 1908-1958; parts of Pickett's diary, 1950-1960; subject files; biographical files; and pictures.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Estelle Pickett Coggins, 1977.

Biographical / Historical

Anita Trueman Pickett (1881-1960) was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended Emerson College, Meadville Theological Seminary, and Harvard Divinity School. In 1921, she was ordained to the Unitarian ministry at Woburn, Massachusetts. She served congregations in Rowe, Bedford, Barnstable, and Ware, Massachusetts; and served as co-pastor with her husband, the Rev. Harold L. Pickett, in Peabody and Medfield, Massachusetts. She was appointed as clerk for the American Unitarian Association's Department of Religious Education in 1922. Pickett is also the author of Medfield Poems (1927) and How Luke Discovered Christmas (1951). She died in Kingston, New York, at the age of 80.

Arrangement

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Scope and Contents

Fifteen letters, 1901-1960; lectures; sermon notes, 1908-1958; parts of Pickett's diary, 1950-1960; subject files; biographical files; and pictures.

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