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bMS 559

First Universalist Society (Cambridge, Mass.) Records (bMS 559): A Finding Aid

Andover-Harvard Theological Library


Harvard Divinity School

© 1992 The President and Fellows of Harvard College

Last update 2016 July 1

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 559
Title: First Universalist Society (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1861-1864, 1910-1932.
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
45 Francis Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: (1 Box)
Abstract: Record book of the Soldier's Aid Society, 1861-1864; Record book of the Ladies' Benevolent Society, 1910-1932; church program, 1926.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Association, 1992.

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.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of a record book of the Soldier's Aid Society, 1861-1864; a record book of the Ladies' Benevolent Society, 1910-1932; and a church program, 1926.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 258 and bMS 459.

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