bMS 207

Atkinson, New Hampshire. First Universalist Society in Atkinson. Records, 1818-1942.

Summary Information:

Call Number: bMS 207
Title: Atkinson, New Hampshire. First Universalist Society in Atkinson. Records, 1818-1937.
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 1 box (.35 cubic feet).

Container List:

bMS 207/1 (1) Universal Society of Atkinson and Hampstead. Record book, 18 June 1818 - [1843]. Includes Act of Incorporation, Profession and Covenant, Rules and By-laws; membership records, 1818-1835; minutes of meetings, 9 November 1818-3 April 1838; Library records, 1839-[1843].

bMS 207/1 (2) Atkinson Universalist Society. Miscellaneous papers, [ca. 1835?]-1942. Includes [? draft of] constitution, n.d.

bMS 207/1 (3) First Universalist Society in Atkinson, New Hampshire. Record book (copy), 31 March 1835-[1910]. Includes copies of constitution, [March] 1835, and financial records, esp. concerning building and maintenance of meeting house.

Note: This book was apparently compiled ca. 1893-1910 by Enoch Little from an earlier book or loose records; in addition to Universalist Society records it contains (not in chronological order) notes on other institutions and repairs to or sales of property in Atkinson.

bMS 207/1 (4) Atkinson Universalist Society. Miscellaneous financial records, 1839-1860. Includes bills, receipts for preaching, 1839-1841; subscription lists and other records concerning repair of building, 1856-1860.

bMS 207/1 (5) Atkinson Universalist Library. Record book, 1839-1841.

bMS 207/1 (6) Atkinson Universalist Library. Papers, 1839-1840.

bMS 207/1 (7) Atkinson Universalist Institute. Record book, 1840. Includes constitution; membership list; records of meetings, 24 May-9 November 1840.

bMS 207/1 (8) Bradley, Asa Mayo, Secretary of New Hampshire State Convention. Correspondence, 1929-1934, concerning Atkinson Universalist Society; notes, [ca. 1937], on Atkinson church history, 1818-1937.

bMS 207/1 (9) Atkinson Universalist Meeting House: two photographs, n.d., of the building; photograph of Philip Guelpa, fresco painter, 1860's.