bMS 187

The Index Association. Record book, 1871-1880.

Summary Information:

  • Call Number: bMS 187
  • Title: The Index Association. Record book, 1871-1880.
  • Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
  • Quantity: One volume

Administrative Information:

  • Acquisition Information: This volume was donated to Harvard University by the Rev. Donald Szantho Harrington. It was given to him by Fanny Abbot Wells (1872-1964), the daughter of Francis Ellingwood Abbott.
  • Access: There are no restrictions on access to this volume.

Historical Note:

In 1871 Edward P. Bassett, Calvin Cone, Peter H. Bateson, Francis E. Abbott, and H. E. Howe associated themselves for the purpose of publishing books, pamphlets, and other publications, plus a weekly paper to be called The Index to be devoted to free religion.

Scope and Content:

This volume contains records of stockholder meetings, board of director meetings and financial records, and the certificate of incorporation for the Index Association.