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bMS 408

Curry, William Wallace, 1824-1921. Papers: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 408
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Curry, William Wallace, 1824-1921.
Title: Curry, William Wallace. Papers, 1842-ca. 1914.
Date(s): 1842- 1914.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Universalist minister William Wallace Curry including recollections of Curry written for his daughters; letters to Curry from various individuals; sermons; and a photograph of Curry.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Universalist Historical Society, 1978.

Biographical / Historical

William Wallace Curry (1824-1921) was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and was trained to be a Universalist minister by the Rev. W.W. Dean. His entire pastorate was served in Indiana at various locations, such as Dublin, New Albany, Logansport, Terre Haute, and Indianapolis. In 1881, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he took a position in the Pension Office and frequently served at parishes in Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. The Rev. Curry was a Civil War veteran, having served in the 51st Indiana Regiment. At the time of his death he was the oldest living Mason, having become a Mason in 1847.

Scope and Contents

Recollections of Curry written for his daughters, ca. 1914; letters to Curry from various individuals, 1842-1847; sermons, 1845, 1851; photograph of Curry.

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