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bMS 664

Conner, Charles Chambers. Papers, 1869-1939: 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 664
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University
Creator: Conner, Charles Chambers.
Title: Conner, Charles Chambers. Papers,
Date(s): 1869-1939.
Quantity: 3 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Universalist minister Charles C. Conner, including personal files, sermons, writings, and printed material. The papers span 1869-1939.


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Biographical / Historical

Charles Chambers Conner (1856-1939) was ordained as a Universalist minister in Roann, Indiana, in 1880. He held pastorates in Milford and Hamilton, Ohio; LaCrosse, Monson, and Springfield, Wisconsin; Barre and Rochester, Vermont; and North Adams, Massachusetts. Conner published several books, including A Pastor's Immortelles, From Nature to Man, and Resources of a Nation. Conner also founded a shorthand system of writing, on which he worked for 20 years.


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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal files including autobiographical data, memoranda, and Universalist literature; printed material, such as articles that appeared in the Christian Union, Christian Leader, and the Universalist Leader. There are also sermons, arranged alphabetically by title; sources, including writings by Vivian T. Pomeroy and Lyman Abbott; as well as Conner's writings, arranged alphabetically by title. There is also an example of Conner's shorthand in box 3, folder 12.


The number after the slash in each entry in the following list indicates the box number, and the number in parentheses is the folder number.

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