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bMS 394

Unitarian Universalist Association. "Carnes for UUA President" Campaign. Records, 1975-1979: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 394
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Unitarian Universalist Association.
Title: Unitarian Universalist Association. "Carnes for UUA President" Campaign. Records, 1975-1979.
Date(s): 1975-1979.
Quantity: 7 boxes
Abstract: Records of Paul Carnes' UUA presidential campaign, including correspondence, general campaign material, and treasurer's records. The papers span 1975-1979.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Peter Spilman Raible, 1980.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 533.

Biographical / Historical

Paul Nathaniel Carnes (1921-1979) earned an AB from Indiana University in 1942. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army, and on Christmas Day, 1942, he was captured by German forces in North Africa and spent the duration of the war as a German P.O.W. Following World War II, he enrolled in Harvard Divinity School, where he earned an STB in 1948. He served Unitarian parishes in Ohio, Tennessee, and New York, and served as president of the Unitarian Universalist Association from 1977 to 1979. He is the author of For Freedom and Belief: A Manual for Unitarians (1952) and Longing of the Heart: Prayers and Invocations (1979).

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of material related to Carnes' UUA presidential campaign. It includes correspondence, mainly as it relates to the Carnes campaign, and is arranged chronologicallyl; campaign material that includes literature, publicity, and photographs related to the campaign; and treasurer's records that include correspondence, lists of supporters and contributions, and files on the other candidates.

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