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bMS 648

Hersey, Harry Adams, 1870-1950. Papers, 1895-1958: A Finding Aid.

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

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: bMS 648
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Hersey, Harry Adams, 1870-1950.
Title: Hersey, Harry Adams, 1870-1950. Records, 1895-1958.
Date(s): 1895-1958.
Date(s): 1947
Quantity: 7 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Universalist minister Harry Adams Hersey, including addresses, correspondence, sermons, papers, and writings. The papers span 1895-1958.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Helen Hersey Dick, 1993.

Access:

There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Related Materials

For related collections, please see bMS 561.

Biographical / Historical

Harry Adams Hersey (1870-1950) attended Tufts College and Tufts' Crane Theological School, receiving his BA in 1903, his BD in 1906, and then his MA. Hersey served churches in Stafford, Connecticut; West Somerville, Massachusetts; Caribou, Maine; Muncie, Indiana; Canton, New York; and Danbury, Connecticut. During his pastorates, he was devoted to temperance issues and lectured on the subject at various schools, colleges, and churches. In 1947, he published History of Music at Tufts College, and received an honorary doctor of divinity degree from the college.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Hersey's sermons and addresses, both arranged chronologically; graduate studies papers; correspondence; and writings published in the Universalist Leader and Christian Leader. There is also source material, arranged alphabetically by topic.

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