bMS 181

Association of Universalist Women. Records and correspondence, 1869-1957.

The national organization of Universalist Church women, variously: Woman's Centenary Aid Association (1869-1871), Woman's Centenary Association (1871-1905), Women's National Missionary Association (1905-1939), Association of Universalist Women (1939-1963), Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation (1963-).

Secretarial Records and Correspondence

bMS 181/1 (1) Recording Secretary's record book. Minutes of meetings, clippings. September 1871-May 27, 1875.

bMS 181/1 (2) Recording Secretary's record book. October 22, 1875-May 13, 1902.

bMS 181/1 (3) Recording Secretary's record book. October 22, 1903-October 21, 1919.

bMS 181/1 (4) Miscellaneous records: 1871, 1882, 1886, 1907, 1913.

bMS 181/1 (5) Miscellaneous records: 1895, 1898, 1899, 1902.

bMS 181/1 (6) Tract and Publications Committee reports: 1878, 1880.

bMS 181/2 (1) Recording Secretary's record book. October 22, 1919-October 20, 1925. With Index.

bMS 181/2 (2) Recording Secretary's record book. October 21, 1925-October 24, 193l; October 20, 1933 (partial). With Index.

bMS 181/2 (3) Miscellaneous notes, records, and correspondence: 1920-1931.

bMS 181/2 (4) Recording Secretary's record book. January 14, 1932-October 18, 1933. With Index.

bMS 181/3 (1) Recording Secretary's record book. October 20, 1933 (partial)-May 9, 1934, 1939.

Correspondence

bMS 181/3 (2) Caroline Augusta Soule (1824-1903). Letters, 1871 November 21 to M.A. Adams and Miss Lane; 1880 May 11 (2 letters) and September 15 to W.C.A. Executive Board concerning her ordination and mission work in Scotland; copy of Executive Board resolution, 1871 December 2.

bMS 181/3 (3) M. Louise Thomas. Letters to and from, 1881 November 8 and 9; letters from, 1885 December 5 and 1896 May 26.

bMS 181/3 (4) M. A. Adams. Letter 1905 December 6.

bMS 181/3 (5) Augustus B. Church. Letters 1905 March 14 and April 14.

bMS 181/3 (6) Miscellaneous material: undated list of books, draft history of W.C.A. to 1876, notes on a portrait of Rev. E. H. Chapin.

Financial Records

bMS 181/3 (7) Treasurer's record book. October 19, 1871-September 10, 1882. (Includes 1870 report).

bMS 181/3 (8) Treasurer's record book. October 27, 1883-April 30, 1896.

bMS 181/4 (1) Treasurer's record book. May 11, 1896-October 22, 1909.

bMS 181/4 (2) Treasurer's record book. September 26, 1909-September 24, 1913.

bMS 181/4 (3) Treasurer's record book. October 1, 1913-October 1, 1917.

bMS 181/4 (4) Treasurer's record book. October 11, 1917-October 2, 1919. With Index.

bMS 181/5 (1) Treasurer's record book. October 2, 1917-January 12, 1920.

bMS 181/5 (2) Treasurer's record book. October 11, 1918-March 1, 1919. [Duplicates bMS 181/5 (1), pp. 42-58.]

bMS 181/5 (3) Treasurer's record book. Jubilee fund, October 7, 1915-October 2, 1919.

bMS 181/6 (1) Treasurer's record book. October 15, 1919-September 23, 1921.

bMS 181/6 (2) Treasurer's record book. October 1, 1921-January 15, 1924.

bMS 181/6 (3) Treasurer's record book. October 7, 1921-January 16, 1924.

Membership Lists

bMS 181/7 (2) Original members of Woman's Centenary Aid Association, September 1869.

bMS 181/8 (1) Record of campaign for Jubilee fund, 1917-1918, with introduction by Marietta B. Wilkins. Compiled in 1939.

bMS 181/8 (2) Samples of leaflets and literature on Jubilee Fund. Compiled by Marietta B. Wilkins.

bMS 181/9 (1) List of patrons and life members, 1881-1914. Arranged chronologically and by state.

bMS 181/9 (2) Records of receipts for life members, 1905-1915, 1928-1937, and memorial members, 1925-1927.

bMS 181/9 (3) List of Volunteers in Boston area, 1956-1957.

Clippings

bMS 181/10 (1) Scrapbook. The Universalist Leader, "Women's Mission Page". January 6, 1906-May 8, 1909.

bMS 181/10 (2) Scrapbook. The Universalist Leader, "Women's Mission Page". May 15, 1909-September 28, 1912.

bMS 181/11 (1) Scrapbook. The Universalist Leader, W.N.M.A. column and other articles relating to W.N.M.A. January 3, 1925-December 16, 1933.

bMS 181/11 (2) The Universalist Leader. November 7, 1931; January 21, 1933; February 4, 1933; 2 pages from later numbers.

bMS 181/12 (1) Scrapbook. The Universalist Leader. W.N.M.A. column and other articles. December 23, 1933-September 18, 1937.

bMS 181/12 (2) The Universalist Leader, loose pages and clippings. September 18, 1937-June 25, 1938.

bMS 181/12 (3) The Universalist Leader, loose pages and clippings. July 2, 1938-January 28, 1939.

bMS 181/12 (4) The Universalist Leader, loose pages and clippings. February 4, 1939-September 30, 1939.

bMS 181/12 (5) The Universalist Leader, loose pages and clippings. October 7, 1939-February 10, 1940. Miscellaneous undated clippings, ca. 1938-1940.

Publications: Records of Literature Secretary

bMS 181/13 (1) Scrapbook. Literature issued by the W.N.M.A., [1894]-October, 1917. Including printed reports, leaflets, pamphlets, stationery, etc. With annotations from 1914-1917 on date, size of edition, cost.

bMS 181/13 (2) Miscellaneous leaflets issued by the Association: [1894]-1915. Also the first leaflet of the Association, 1869.

bMS 181/14 (1) Scrapbook. Literature and publications of the W.N.M.A. October, 1917-December, 1920. With annotations as in bMS 181/13 (1).

bMS 181/15 (1) Scrapbook. Literature and publications of the W.N.M.A. January, 1921-May, 1929. With annotations as in bMS 181/13 (1).

bMS 181/15 (2) Miscellaneous material from previous scrapbook: Corresponding Secretary's report, 1927; stationery; folder on North Carolina mission, ca. 1927.

bMS 181/16 (1) Scrapbook. Samples of cuts (photographs and graphics) from various publications of the W.N.M.A., ca. 1922.

bMS 181/16 (2) Lists of the samples of cuts on file for use in publications, ca. 1922.

bMS 181/16 (3) Copies of three lists: cuts in Columbus, Ohio; cuts on missionary work; cuts "not in [scrap?]book". ca. 1922.

bMS 181/17 (1) Scrapbook. Literature and publications of the W.N.M.A. October, 1929-[January}, 1937. With annotations as in bMS 181/13 (1).

bMS 181/17 (2) Miscellaneous publications, ca. 1932-1939.

bMS 181/17 (3) Pamphlet: Reports from the Fiftieth Convention..., 1935.

ADDENDA

Material added to the collection, April 1981.

bMS 181/17 (4) Letter from Caroline A. Soule to Sarah S. Grosh, October 8, 1873. Encloses letter from trustees of the 6th Universalist Society of New York to Caroline A. Soule, September 22, 1873, and retained copy of letter from Caroline A. Soule to the trustees of the Sixth Universalist Society of New York, October 8, 1873.

bMS 181/17 (5) Letter from Caroline A. Soule to Sarah S. Grosh, October 14, 1873.

bMS 181/17 (6) Letter from members of the Murray Universalist Society, Washington, D.C., to Caroline A. Soule, December 8, 1873.

bMS 181/17 (7) Letter from Executive Board of W.C.A., signed by Caroline A. Soule, to the trustees of the Murray Universalist Society, Washington, D.C., January 8, 1874.

bMS 181/17 (8) Letter from CAroline A. Soule to Mrs. M.L. Thomas, November 28, 1881.

bMS 181/17 (9) Report of the Executive Committee, (1885) in the hand of Caroline A. Soule.

bMS 181/17 (10) Report of the Publishing Committee for the year ending October 1885. Prepared by Caroline A. Soule, October 20, 1885.

bMS 181/17 (11) Report of the Publishing Committee for the year ending October 1886. Prepared by Caroline A. Soule, September 30, 1886.

bMS 181/17 (12) Miscellaneous leaflets of W.C.A., c. 1873. Copy of In the Beginning by Ella E. Manning, pamphlet history of W.C.A.

bMS 181/17 (13) Services of dedication, and other service materials c. 1939-1940s