bMS 236

Newton, Massachusetts. Newton Universalist Society. Records, 1871-1937, 1976.

Summary Information:

Call Number: bMS 236
Title: Newton, Massachusetts. Newton Universalist Society. Records, 1871-1937, 1976.
Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
Quantity: 3 boxes.

Container List:

Society and Church Records, 1871-1937, 1976.

bMS 236/1 (1) Newton Universalist Church. Parish and church record book, 1872-1932. Includes: list of ministers, 1872-1932; historical note; list of members, 1873-1931; baptisms, 1873-1931; marriages, 1876-1932; deaths, 1874-1930.

bMS 236/1 (2) Newton Universalist Society. Parish and board of trustees record book, 1871-1909. Includes: records of minutes of parish meetings, January 12, 1871-November 22, 1876; constitution; lists of members, [1871?]-1909; account of laying of cornerstone of church, October 22, 1872; records of the board of trustees, April 1872-April 2, 1877.

bMS 236/1 (3) Newton Universalist Society. Parish and board of trustees record book, 1877-1889. Minutes of parish meetings, April 11, 1877-April 17, 1889, containing amendments; records of new members; board of trustees' minutes, April 14, 1877-April 13, 1889.

bMS 236/1 (4) Newton Universalist Society. Parish and board of trustees record book, 1889-1919. Minutes of parish meetings, April 17, 1889-June 18, 1899, containing annual treasurer's reports; board of trustees' minutes, April 25, 1889-June 12, 1919.

bMS 236/1 (5) Newton Universalist Society. Parish record book, 1900-1915. Minutes, April 17, 1900-April 13, 1915, containing treasurer's yearly report, records of new members; revised constitution, 1914.

bMS 236/1 (6) Newton Universalist Society. Parish record book, 1914-1937. Includes: constitution, November, 1914; list of members; minutes, April 13, 1916-June 3, 1937, containing vote to dissolve society, 1937.

bMS 236/2 (1) Newton Universalist Society. Board of trustees record book, 1919-1927. Minutes, September 18, 1919-November 7, 1927.

bMS 236/2 (2) Newton Universalist Society. Board of trustees record book, 1927-1932. Minutes, November 21, 1927-March 28, 1932.

Records of Affiliated Organizations, 1874-1922.

bMS 236/2 (4) Newton Universalist Society. Sunday School record book, 1886-1891. Includes: lists of pupils, officers, teachers, records of attendance.

bMS 236/3 (1) Goddard Literary Union. Record book, 1874-1880. Includes: constitution, 1874; minutes, October 19, 1874-January 15, 1880, containing business and evening programs, copies of correspondence with Mary Goddard, 1874, and letters from other local literary societies, 1874-1875; printed programs of public entertainments; clippings.

bMS 236/3 (2) Goddard Literary Union. Record book, 1880-1890. Includes: minutes, February 5, 1880-May 6, 1890, containing revisions of constitution, business and evening programs, treasurer's records, printed programs.

bMS 236/3 (3) Goddard Literary Union. Record book, 1890-1895. Includes: minutes, October 21, 1890-April 16, 1895, containing business and evening programs; treasurer's reports; printed programs; clippings; record of twentieth anniversary with historical summary of union, 1894.

bMS 236/3 (4) Goddard Literary Union. Record book, 1874-1895. Includes: constitutions, 1874 and 1889; lists of members and records of dues, 1874-1895.

bMS 236/3 (5) Goddard Literary Union. Miscellaneous papers, 1875-[1895?].

bMS 236/3 (6) Universalist Men's Club. Record book, 1903-1911. Includes: list of members; minutes, November 9, 1903-May 8, 1911, containing accounts of business, entertainment, lectures, tributes, secretary's and treasurer's annual report; financial records, 1904-1906.

bMS 236/3 (7) Universalist Men's Club. Miscellaneous papers from previous record book, including programs, correspondence, membership list, 1910-1911.

bMS 236/3 (8) Universalist Men's Club of Newton, Mass. Record book, 1915-1922. Includes: constitution, 1915; minutes, February 15, 1915-October 26, 1922, containing accounts of business and lecture topics.