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bMS 181

Association of Universalist Women. Records, 1869-1957: A Finding Aid.

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

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 181
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Association of Universalist Women
Title: Association of Universalist Women. Records, 1869-1957.
Date(s): 1869-1957
Quantity: 17 boxes
Abstract: Secretarial records, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, clippings, and publications, 1869-1957

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Unitiarian Universalist Association,.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

The Association of Universalist Women was founded in 1869 and is believed to be the first organization of lay church women in the United States. The name of the organization has changed several times over the years: The Woman's Centenary Aid Association (1869-1871), Woman's Centenary Association (1871-1905), Women's National Missionary Association (1905-1939), Association of Universalist Women (1939-1963), Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (1963-).

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of secretarial records, correspondence, financial records, membership lists, clippings, and publications. The collection contains some of the correspondence of Caroline Soule, an American novelist, poet, religious writer, editor, and ordained Universalist minister.

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