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bMS 533

Carnes, Paul Nathaniel, 1921-1979. Papers, 1951-1982: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 533
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Carnes, Paul Nathaniel, 1921-1979.
Title: Carnes, Paul Nathaniel, 1921-1979. Papers, 1951-1982.
Date(s): 1951-1982.
Quantity: 12 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Unitarian minister Paul Nathaniel Carnes, including sermons, worship material, correspondence, writings, and biographical material. There is also information on Carnes's candidacy for president of the UUA. The papers span 1951-1982.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Freda Carnes, 1985.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 394.

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).

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of sermons, worship material, correspondence, writings, and biographical material. There is also information on Carnes's candidacy for president of the UUA. The papers span 1951-1982.

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