bMS 215

Hollywood, California. Universalist Church of Hollywood. Records, 1947-1959.

Summary Information:

Call Number: bMS 215
Title: Hollywood, California. Universalist Church of Hollywood. Records, 1947-1959.
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 1 box (.35 cubic feet).

Container List:

bMS 215/1 (1) Correspondence concerning Hollywood church records, April 4, 1962-May 17, 1962. Correspondents include Philip Giles, Ray Manker, Mason McGinness, Robert S. Wolley.

bMS 215/1 (2) Universalist Church of Hollywood. Church and parish register, 1947-1959. Includes: lists of members, January 8, 1950-May 24, 1959; deaths, 1947-1959; marriages, 1947-1959.

bMS 215/1 (3) Minutes of church meetings. Folder 1: June 1, 1950-February 3, 1952. Originally church was designated as the Wilwhire Universalist Church, which incorporated in 1951 and in 1952 became Hollywood Chapel Universalist. Minutes contain: a special report on the name change and move; church and business meetings, financial statements.

bMS 215/1 (4) Minutes of church meetings. Folder 2: March 9, 1952-April 24, 1955. Includes: annual report; church and business meetings; account of new building in 1952; first use of name Universalist Church of Hollywood, September 25, 1953; by-laws, December 20, 1953.

bMS 215/1 (5) Minutes of church meetings. Folder 3: May 6, 1955-October 26, 1956. Includes: treasurer's annual reports, minutes of state Universalist convention, May 9, 1956; Dr. Sheldon Shepard's letter of resignation, 1956.

bMS 215/1 (6) Minutes of church meetings. Folder 4: January 25, 1957-April 7, 1957. Includes: quarterly meetings; annual reports and treasurer's accounts; by-laws.

bMS 215/1 (7) Church papers, 1957-1959. Includes: proposed by-laws, January 13, 1957; Hollywood church report, May 1957-May 1958; annual report, 1959; newsletter, The Blueprint, January 28, 1958.

bMS 215/1 (8) Financial records: check stubs, February 4, 1958-April 1, 1959.

bMS 215/1 (9) Treasurer's record book, April 1, 1959-September 28, 1959. Includes: accounts of cash received and disbursed.

bMS 215/1 (10) Financial papers, 1958-1959. Includes: proposed budgets, April 1958-March 1959, April 1959-March 1960.

bMS 215/1 (11) Miscellaneous papers. Includes photograph of four members of Southwest Joint Committee for Unitarian-Universalist Merger, news release on merger.

bMS 215/1 (12) Correspondence, March12-June 8, 1959.

bMS 215/1 (13) Bank statements and cancelled checks, March17-October 12, 1959. Record of deposits, July 30, 1957-April 29, 1959.

bMS 215/1 (14) Miscellaneous papers. Includes church directory for 1959-1960.