bMS 16044

Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1941-1964.

Summary Information:

  • Call Number: bMS 16044
  • Title: Unitarian Service Committee. Administrative Records, 1941-1964.
  • Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
  • Quantity: 2 boxes

Administrative Information:

  • Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection.
  • Acquisition Information: Gift of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.

Historical Note:

The Unitarian Service Committee was formed as a standing committee of the American Unitarian Association in May 1940. Its purpose was to investigate opportunities both in America and abroad for humanitarian service. During and after World War II, the Unitarian Service Committee aided hundreds of displaced persons in occupied countries, allowing many of them to find passage to the United States. The present-day Unitarian Universalist Service Committee continues to endeavor to advance human rights and social justice throughout the world.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of Board of Directors and Executive Committee minutes, correspondence, financial records, and material related to the incorporation of the Unitarian Service Committee.

Container List:

  • bMS 16044/1 (1) Board of Directors, 1941-1948
  • bMS 16044/1 (2) Board of Directors, 1950
  • bMS 16044/1 (3) Clothing and food shipment statistics, 1944-1947
  • bMS 16044/1 (4) Lawrence Minot Channing, correspondence, 1950
  • bMS 16044/1 (5) Frederick May Eliot, correspondence, 1944-1947
  • bMS 16044/1 (6) Frederick May Eliot, correspondence, 1948
  • bMS 16044/1 (7) General AUA correspondence, January-September 1948
  • bMS 16044/1 (8) General AUA correspondence, October-December 1948
  • bMS 16044/1 (9-10) General USC correspondence, 1941-1944
  • bMS 16044/1 (11) General USC correspondence, drafts, resolutions, and form letters, 1947
  • bMS 16044/1 (12) General USC correspondence, drafts, resolutions, and policy statements, 1948
  • bMS 16044/1 (13) Executive Committee, agendas and minutes, 1942-1943
  • bMS 16044/1 (14) Executive Committee, agendas, minutes, and memoranda, 1944
  • bMS 16044/1 (15) Executive Committee, minutes and reports, 1944-1946
  • bMS 16044/1 (16) Executive Committee, agendas, minutes, memoranda, and reports, 1948-1950
  • bMS 16044/2 (1) Financial records, 1945
  • bMS 16044/2 (2) Financial records, 1947-1948
  • bMS 16044/2 (3) Home Service Committee, 1948
  • bMS 16044/2 (4) USC newsletter, January 1948
  • bMS 16044/2 (5) USC/AUA separation, memoranda, reports, and clippings, 1945-1949
  • bMS 16044/2 (6-9) USC incorporation, correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes, 1948
  • bMS 16044/2 (10) UUSC merger, printed article, 1964
  • bMS 16044/2 (11) USC Minnesota, minutes and reports, 1950-1951
  • bMS 16044/2 (12) USC New York, minutes, 1948