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bMS 646

Pierce, Ulysses G. B. (Ulysses Grant Baker), 1865-1943. Papers, 1903-1950: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 646
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Pierce, Ulysses G. B. (Ulysses Grant Baker), 1865-1943.
Title: Pierce, Ulysses G. B. (Ulysses Grant Baker), 1865-1943. Papers, 1903-1950.
Date(s): 1903-1950.
Quantity: 5.65 cubic feet (16 boxes)
Abstract: Papers of Unitarian minister, Ulysses Grant Baker Pierce, the bulk of which consists of sermons. The collection also contains printed records, prayer journals, photographs, and correspondence. The papers span 1903-1950

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Biographical / Historical

Ulysses Grant Baker Pierce (1865-1943) a Unitarian minister, served churches in both Pomona, California, and Ithaca, New York. He received degrees from Hillsdale College and George Washington University, including an honorary DD. From 1901 to 1942, Pierce was the pastor of All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C. He held the position of chaplain of the United States Senate from 1909 to 1913, under President William H. Taft. Pierce also published The Creed of Epictetus (1916) and The Soul of the Bible (1917).

Arrangement

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Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection is comprised of sermons. The sermons are dated from 1903 to 1943 and most of the sermons were delivered at All Souls Church in Washington, D.C. Also contained in the collection are printed records including published books and pamphlets authored by Pierce. Other noteworthy items include photographs documenting the setting of the cornerstone of the All Souls Church in Washington, D.C., in 1921, and correspondence and presidential inauguration materials, 1909-1929.

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