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bMS 459

First Universalist Society (Cambridge, Mass.) Records, 1829-1943 (bMS 459): A Finding Aid

Andover-Harvard Theological Library

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© 1981 The President and Fellows of Harvard College


Last update 2016 June 28

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 459
Title: First Universalist Society (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1829-1943
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: (2 Boxes)
Abstract: Supplementary material added in 1981, including treasurer's records, 1879-1893, 1942-1943, Sunday School attendance record book, records of women's groups, 1829-1910, and records, 1862- 1865, of the Young People's Benevolent Association.

Processed by:

Alan Seaburg, 1981

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the First Unitarian Church, Dallas, TX, 1981.

Access Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Historical Note

The First Universalist Society in Cambridge was incorporated February 9, 1822, and its meeting house at the corner of Main Street and Front Street (later called Massachusetts Avenue) was dedicated December 18, 1822. The church was organized June 19, 1827. In 1888, the meeting house was moved to its present location on Inman Street. The Society was dissolved on May 14, 1958.

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Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Content

This collection consists of supplementary material added in 1981, including treasurer's records, 1879-1893, 1942-1943, Sunday School attendance record book, records of women's groups, 1829-1910, and records, 1862- 1865, of the Young People's Benevolent Association.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 258 and bMS 559.

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