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bMS 563

Dick, Robert T. Papers, 1941-1993: A Finding Aid.

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


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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 563
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Dick, Robert T.
Title: Dick, Robert T. Papers, 1941-1993.
Date(s): 1941-1993.
Quantity: 2 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Universalist minister Robert T. Dick, including biographical information, ministerial records, correspondence, and material on conscientious objection and pacifism. The papers span 1941-1993.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Rev. Robert Dick, 1996.


There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Tyrrell Dick was born on December 17, 1916. He received his BD degree in 1948 from Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York, and was ordained in the Universalist Church of Bristol, New York, on September 19, 1948. He held ministerial settlements in Bristol, New York; Lyons, Ohio; West Hartford, Connecticut; Belpre, Ohio Circuit; South Acton, Massachusetts; Springfield and Chester Depot, Vermont; and Elkhart, Indiana. He was awarded the Adin Ballou Peace Award in 1981.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

This collection is divided into four series. Series I contains biographical and other personal information. The bulk of Series II consists of material related to churches where Rev. Dick served. Series III contains material on conscientious objection and pacifism, and includes files on the Civilian Public Service and the Liberal Religious Peace Fellowship. Series IV is a correspondence file, chronologically arranged, which includes correspondence with family members and those involved in the anti-war movement.

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