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bMS 369

Universalist Publishing House. Records, 1862-1961: A Finding Aid.

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


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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 369
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Universalist Publishing House.
Title: Records, 1862-1961.
Date(s): 1862-1961.
Quantity: 36 boxes
Abstract: Records of the Universalist Publishing House including correspondence, financial records, and photographs. The records span 1862-1961.


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Related Materials

For related collection, please see bMS 506.

Biographical / Historical

The Universalist Publishing House was organized in 1862 and incorporated in 1872. It published The Christian Leader and The Sunday School Helper Series, among other periodicals and books.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This chronological series of records includes minutes of meetings of the board of directors and of the annual meetings of the board of trustees. Reports of the treasurer and the manager are included on an irregular basis. Also included are various committee reports and some correspondence bearing directly on the meetings or reports given. The collection also includes photographs: Ministers and groups, boxes 26-30; Churches, arranged according to state, includes some Canadian churches, boxes 30-33; Japan Mission, box 33; and Universalist Service Committee photographs, box 34. The Service Committee photographs document the work of the Committee in children's homes and work camps in Europe after World War II.


Portions of this collection have been digitized for a collaborative project with the U.S. Holocaust Museum and the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine (CDJC), France. Those items have a "See digital image" link.

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