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bMS 605

Rose, William Wallace, 1889-1969. Sound Recordings, 1958-1976: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 605
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Rose, William Wallace, 1889-1969.
Title: Rose, William Wallace, 1889-1969. Sound Recordings, 1958-1976.
Date(s): 1958-1976.
Date(s): 1928
Date(s): 1945
Quantity: 4 boxes
Abstract: Sound recordings of Universalist minister William Wallace Rose's sermons, speeches, and services. The recordings span 1958-1976.

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Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 458.

Biographical / Historical

William Wallace Rose (1889-1969) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his STD from Tufts College in 1912, attended Harvard Divinity School in 1913 and Yale University in 1916, and received his DD from St. Lawrence University in 1928. Rose also received an honorary DD from the Crane Theological School of Tufts University in 1952. He was ordained to the Unitarian ministry in 1912, at South Weymouth, Massachusetts, and also served parishes in Bridgeport, Connecticut; Rochester, New York; and Lynn, Massachusetts. In 1958, he was named minister emeritus of the First Universalist Church of Lynn, Massachusetts. He was also a music composer and even had one of his compositions, "Chapel Bells," performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra in 1937. Rose is the author of When Death Takes Someone You Love (1928) and Thoughts for Today: Every-Day Resources for Living (1945), a collection of his syndicated newspaper columns on religious matters for The Item.

Scope and Contents

Sound recordings of Rose's sermons, speeches and services. There are also sound recordings created by and for the Rose family.

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