bMS 582

Boston, Massachusetts. Second Universalist Society. Records, 1817-1945.

Summary Information:

  • Call Number: bMS 582
  • Title: Boston, Massachusetts. Second Universalist Society. Records, 1817-1945.
  • Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
  • Quantity: 36 boxes

Administrative Information:

  • Acquisition Information: Gift of the Universalist Historical Society.
  • Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection. 

Historical Note:

The Second Universalist Society of Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1817 with Hosea Ballou as its minister. It was established to accommodate the expanding community of the First Universalist Society in Boston. In 1935, the Second Universalist Society merged with the Arlington Street Church under the ministerial leadership of Dana McLean Greeley.     

Scope and Content Note:

These administrative records span the history of the society but are not comprehensive. The records include congregational constitutions and by-laws; records relating to construction, renovation, and new building projects; financial records of the congregation and its organizations; meeting records of congregational administrations, standing committees, and subsidiary organizations; membership records; service and hymnal records; scrapbooks relating to congregation activities and events; administrative correspondence and subject files; records relating to the Massachusetts Universalist Convention; records pertaining to the work, including some sermons, of the various ministers of the congregation; pew deeds; treasurer records, including fund-raising records; and records pertaining to the dissolution of the society.

Container List:

Box 1

  • Standing Committee minutes, 1920-1929
  • By-laws, abolishing pew rents, 1920
  • Records of the Building Committee, 1922-1926
  • Correspondence and architectural drawing, 1922
  • Second Society, alphabetical membership book, 1913

Box 2

  • By-laws, 1920
  • Signatures of members, 1920-1935
  • Applications for membership, 1930-1931
  • Register, Attendants, 1926-1930
  • "Names of Members," 1817-1930

Box 3

  • Miner Charitable Society minutes, 1910-1919
  • Roblin Guild by-laws
  • Roblin Guild charter members
  • Roblin Guild minutes, 1929
  • Roblin Guild, regular meetings through 1929
  • Roblin Guild Accounts, receipts and disbursements, 1928-1929
  • Journal, Second Book of Treasury Accounts, 1883-1920
  • Journal, Deacon's Fund, 1920-1929

Box 4

  • Accounts, checkbooks, 1918-1919, 1921-1926
  • School St. Estate, 1922-1925 (six volumes)

Box 5

  • Weekly collections, 1923-1929 (seven journals)
  • Receipts and disbursements, 1929-1935 (cash book)
  • School collections, 1930-1935
  • Checkbook, 1932-1933

Box 6

  • Disbursements to contractors, 1922-1926 (cash book)
  • Heat and Light Account disbursements, 1920-1921 (transfer to School St.)
  • Transfer of Deeds, list of pew holders, 1817
  • Transfer of Deeds, record of transfers, 1818-1852
  • Transfer of Deeds, list of pew holders, 1851
  • Transfer of Deeds, numerical list

Box 7

  • "Account of Legacies: Second Society, January, 1912," 1912-1918
  • Congregational meeting minutes and summaries, 1896-1920
  • Pew Rentals, 1882-1889
  • Pew Rentals, 1893-1916
  • Lists of proprietors, 1909-1916
  • Insurance policies and lists

Box 8

  • "Account for Income on Trust Funds," 1922-1932
  • "Deacon's Fund for Charity Expenses," check book, 1925-1928
  • Second University Singing Society constitution, 1841
  • Second University Singing Society list of members
  • Second University Singing Society minutes, 1841-1949
  • Young People petty cash, 1930-1931
  • Young People Sunday evening lectures, 1930-1931
  • Young People forums, 1930-1931
  • Young People John Nod Lecture account, 1931
  • Young People list of lecture topics
  • Young People guest book
  • S.S. Minute Book, record of weekly sessions, readings, attendance, 1835-1839
  • S.S. Minute Book, record of weekly sessions, readings, attendance, 1839-1843
  • S.S. Minute Book, record of weekly sessions, 1843-1847
  • S.S. Minute Book, record of weekly sessions, 1847-1851
  • S.S. #2. Preamble and Constitution of S. S. teachers minutes, 1844-1851

Box 9

  • S.S. #3 New Constitution, 1854
  • S.S. #3 Minutes, 1851-1855
  • S.S. #4 Minutes, 1856-1861
  • S.S. #5 Leaflets, letters
  • S.S. #5 Minutes, 1861-1866
  • S.S. #6 Leaflets, clippings
  • S.S. #6 Minutes, 1866-1872
  • Autographs of S.S. teachers
  • Book prepared to be placed in Cornerstone box, 1871
  • Sunday School accounts, receipts and disbursements, 1868-1925

Box 10

  • School Street trustees of property, 1873-1877
  • Trustees of School Street Block North Talbot, Treas., 1873-1878
  • Trustees of School Street Estate, Charles Morrison, 1888-1916

Box 11

  • 28 School Street receipts and expenditures, 1909-1911; 1914-1916
  • 28 School Street receipts and expenditures, 1916-1920
  • 28 School Street receipts and expenditures, 1921-1929
  • Account for School Street estate checkbook, 1922-1923
  • School Street trustee minutes, 1911-1922

Box 12

  • Church accounts, receipts and disbursements, 1916-1922;1922-1930
  • Envelope contributions, 1930-1935 (oversized)
  • Rents paid for 1905 (oversized)
  • Plans for boiler for 28 School Street, 1919 (oversized)

Box 13

  • Scrapbook clippings from The Universalist Leader, sermons by James Freeman Clarke, 1881
  • Act of Incorporation and By-Laws, 1920 (eight copies)
  • Deacon's Fund checkbook, 1919-1921
  • Record of bond investments, 1922
  • Checkbook, 1919
  • Checkbook, 1877-1884
  • Checkbook, 1884-1887
  • Checkbook, 1887-1889
  • Pew rents, 1890-1897
  • List of pew holders
  • Supper Committee cash book, 1924-1928
  • Receipt book for deposits, 1925-1933
  • Receipt book for deposits, 1933
  • Savings account book, 1922-1923

Box 14

  • Arlington Street Church, anniversary week, 1931
  • Arlington Street Church, Boston Association of Ministers, 1932
  • Arlington Street Church, Boston Universalist Handbook, 1932
  • Arlington Street Church, college alumni program, lists of alumni, 1932
  • Arlington Street Church, college graduate program, correspondence, 1932
  • Arlington Street Church, hymns (for new hymnal?), n.d.
  • Arlington Street Church, projector, film, 1931
  • Arlington Street Church, volunteer social service, 1940
  • Arlington Street Church, young people, 1926-1941
  • Agreement with Pelham Bonney, carpenter for repairs to the meetinghouse, May 30, 1837; Report of Committee, March 26
  • Agreement and proposals for alterations to meetinghouse, 1851
  • Agreement to contract for School Street block and proposals of masons and carpenters, 1872-1873
  • Agreement between 2nd Church and Universalist General Convention, June 26, 1928
  • Ballou, Hosea S., correspondence #1, 1916-1921
  • Ballou, Hosea S., correspondence #2, 1924-1930

Box 15

  • Ballou, Hosea S., correspondence #3, 1930-1931
  • Ballou, Hosea S., #4, January 1932-December 1934. Ballou, Marion G., 1942
  • Budget, 1934
  • By-laws, proposed substitute, 1872
  • By-laws, revisions, 1919
  • By-laws, 1924
  • Charter, repeal of; correspondence, et. al., 1916-1935
  • Charter, repeal of; news clippings, 1921
  • Church property in storage, 1916; 1922
  • Clerk's papers, vote on Dr. Miner's salary, 1872
  • Clerk, annual Report, January 1908
  • Clerk, record of laying of cornerstone, December 9, 1923. Letter from Building Committee, clippings

Box 16

  • Clerk, correspondence, 1922-1925
  • Clerk, correspondence, boiler, 1926
  • Clerk, correspondence, resignations from membership, 1934
  • Compact and form of church government, 1849; 1862; 1887
  • Contract, organ for Ipswich Street building, 1923
  • Correspondence, general, 1935-1945
  • Deacon's Fund, 1917-1918
  • Floor plan of 28 School Street
  • Funds, 1881; 1900
  • Historical collections, centennial memento with pictures, 1917
  • Historical collections, notes on early votes and financial history, c. 1823
  • Historical collections, news clippings about history of the Society and buildings
  • Historical collections, "St. Clement's Boston": transcript by Thomas J. Mickey. History of the former Church of the Redemption, 1972
  • Historical collection, notes on the Society with references to publications
  • Incorporation, act of and by-laws, 1892; 1920
  • Insurance Policies, 1872-1873
  • Insurance Policies, 1912-1913
  • Insurance, casualty, 1913-1916
  • Insurance, 1914-1916

Box 17

  • Insurance policies, 1915-1918
  • Insurance, inventory of property. Papers relating to losses in fire of 1914, 1917-1918
  • Insurance policies, 1919-1921, #1
  • Insurance policies, 1919-1921, #2
  • Insurance on church property, Boylston/Ipswich and Columbus Ave, 1922-1923
  • Insurance, 1924-1926
  • Insurance policies, cancelled, 1926
  • Insurance policies and correspondence, 1926-1928
  • Ladies' Aid Society, n.d.

Box 18

  • Legal papers, appraisal of pews, 1848, 1850; agreement for moving meetinghouse, 1851; Deal of lot in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, 1853
  • Legal papers, assignment of wages of employee D. Friend, 1924+
  • Legal papers, Columbus Avenue property, copies of deed and purchase; contracts, agreement, guarantees, 1924-1926
  • Legal papers, grant by Boston Water Power Co.: right to build new edifice, 1871
  • Legal papers, Gleason and Higgins, statement on insurance cases, 1914-1921
  • Legal papers, John J. Higgins correspondence, statements, lawsuits, 1922-1927
  • Legal papers, letter of agreement to remain tenant at will, Exchange Building, 1924
  • Legal papers, Horowitz vs. Second Church, 1922-1923
  • Legal papers, insurance policies and correspondence re: Columbus Ave. property
  • Legal papers, lease of Fenway Theater, 1916-1922
  • Legal papers, leases and sale of land
  • Legal papers, leases, correspondence, 1843-1863
  • Legal papers, leases, 1867-1873
  • Legal papers, indentures, 1920-1922
  • Legal papers, Massachusetts Act to repeal the charter of the Society, 1921-
  • Legal papers, Massachusetts Acts to increase property held by Society, 1917-1928
  • Legal papers, Mortgage on School Street property, 1920-1927

Box 19

  • Legal papers, mortgage on Columbus Ave. Property, 1919-1928
  • Legal papers, opinion on relative rights of original subscribers and Society, February 1824
  • Legal papers, petition for Rebate of Taxes, Columbus Ave. property, 1922
  • Legal papers, report of value of building at 24-32 School Street, 1907
  • Legal papers, correspondence re: sale of Columbus Ave. property, 1927
  • Legal papers, sale of 28 School Street, 1922
  • Legal papers, Albert A. Sutherland, attorney. Correspondence 1921-1924
  • Legal papers, Albert A. Sutherland, attorney. Title report, new church, 1922
  • Legal papers, title to Columbus Avenue property. Examination of by C. M. Hemenway, 1898
  • Legal papers, transfer of property to Massachusetts Universalist Convention. Related votes, minutes, etc., 1928
  • Legal papers, transfer of property to Massachusetts Universalist Convention, 1928
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Leroy W. Coons correspondence, 1936
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Leroy W. Coons correspondence, 1937
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, correspondence, 1917-1935
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, correspondence, 1926-1930
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, correspondence, 1931
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, statement May 30 and minutes regarding the Church of the Redemption, 1929-1932
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Receipts October-December 1928
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence, May- June 1928
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence, bills, receipts, October 1928-January 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence, expenses, February 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell, March-June, 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence regarding lawsuits, expenses, October 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence regarding lawsuits, expenses, November-December 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence, expenses, January-June 1930
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Correspondence, expenses, July 1930-January 1936

Box 20

  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Receipts, 1929
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, Treasurer A. Ingham Bicknell. Reports, 1929-1938
  • Massachusetts Universalist Convention, quota report blanks, 1934
  • Meetinghouse, School Street, plan: 4 copies, one from cornerstone box, 1851
  • Meetings, annual and special warrants, 1863-1872, appraisal of pews, School Street 1871. Subscription list for pews, new church
  • Meetings, annual and special, 1920, 1926
  • Membership? file cards, n.d.
  • Membership, applications, 1920s
  • Membership, applications, 1930s
  • Membership, correspondence, 1922-1925
  • Membership, correspondence, lists, transfers, 1928-1935
  • Membership, lists, subscription lists, correspondence, 1928, 1934, 1937
  • Members of various organizations, 1931-1932; transferred from loose-leaf notebook
  • Miner Charitable Society, miscellaneous papers form minute book
  • Miner Charitable Society, 1919, 1928, 1930-1931
  • Miner Charitable Society, Department of Business and Professional Women: constitution, minutes, membership, correspondence, 1931-1935
  • Miner Charitable Society, history
  • Minister, record of preaching, June 3, 1934-September 29, 1935
  • Minister, Ballou, Hosea: letter expressing thanks for "approbation of my services" May 25, 1846 (damaged)
  • Minister, Lowe, John Smith: correspondence, 1928-1931
  • Minister, Lowe, John Smith: general correspondence, 1929-1931

Box 21

  • Minister, Lowe, John Smith: Correspondence with Dr. Coons and C. L. Covington, 1929-1931
  • Minister, Lowe, John Smith: Correspondence with Dr. Cornelius Greenway, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1930-1931
  • Minister, Lowe, John Smith: Reports, 1930
  • Minister, Miner. A.A.: Letter to non-resident members, 1862
  • Minister, Miner, A.A.: Petition of young people to withdraw his resignation, n.d.
  • Minister, Miner, A.A.: Letter from A. J. Gordon in regards to Mrs. Pingry leaving the church, 1883
  • Minister, Miner, A.A.: Correspondence, 1862-1891
  • Minister, Robbin, Stephen H.: Resignation, September 23, 1920
  • Minister, Robbin, Stephen H.: Pamphlet about 35th Anniversary celebration, 1927; letter to Dr. Coons, 1934
  • Music, community song sheets
  • Music, choir payroll, 1929-1930
  • Music Committee, organist and choir director agreement, 1925-1927
  • New church, Ipswich Street: acoustical treatment,. F. E. Berry Co., 1930
  • New church, Ipswich Street: architects requisitions, May-June 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: boiler guarantee work, 1926-1927
  • New church, Ipswich Street: construction, daily progress reports, April 2-December 31, 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: construction, daily progress reports, January 2-August 30, 1924
  • New church, Ipswich Street: construction, daily progress reports, December 1, 1924-February 28, 1925
  • New church, Ipswich Street: construction, daily progress reports, March 2, 1925-November 30, 1925
  • New church, Ipswich Street: construction, daily progress reports, December 1, 1925-February 13, 1926

Box 22

  • New church, Ipswich Street: contracts, 1924
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contract, heating and ventilating, 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contract, plumbing, 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contract, electric light, 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, August-October, 1923
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, November, 1923--January, 1924
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, February-May, 1924
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, June-Sep., 1924
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, October-December, 1924

Box 23

  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, January-April, 1925
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, May-October, 1925
  • New church, Ipswich Street: contractors' requisitions, November, 1925-June, 1926
  • New church Dedication, 1925; correspondence, 1932
  • Meetinghouse, Ipswich Street: organ maintenance problems, 1927
  • New church, Ipswich Street: specification from architect, 1923
  • Pews, appraisals, taxes, correspondence, 1848-1854
  • Pews, appraisals, lists, 1848
  • Pews, appraisal, 1850 (Damaged)
  • Pews, appraisal, 8 copies, one damaged, notice of auction, 1872
  • Pew deeds, School Street Church #1
  • Pew deeds, School Street Church #2
  • Pew deeds, School Street Church #3

Box 24

  • Pew deeds, School Street, #4
  • Pew deeds, #1-25
  • Pew deeds, #26-40
  • Pew deeds, #56-70
  • Pew deeds, #71-88
  • Pew deeds, #89-145
  • Deeds of pews, 1907-1913
  • Pew deed, Frederick W. Hamilton, 1916
  • Pews, notices, regarding sale of, 1916-1917; list of proprietors, June 30, 1916
  • Pew owners and voters lists, 1842
  • Pew owners rights, correspondence, 1842
  • Pew owners appraisal, 1872
  • Pew owners rights, n.d.
  • Pew Taxes, receipts for, 1874-1886

Box 25

  • Photographs, Columbus Ave. building, plaque, and windows
  • Photograph and negative, Christ of the Redemption
  • Pledge Cards, 1880s
  • Pledges, envelopes, 1926-1927
  • Printed matter, 1926-1928
  • Proctor Academy, Andover, NH; Friends of, correspondence, 1931-1932
  • Proctor Academy, correspondence, 1932
  • Property, unknown scale drawing, n.d.
  • Proxies, 1867-1876
  • Psychological, Philosophical Society meetings, 1927
  • Pulpit notices, November, 1892
  • Red Cross news item, n.d.
  • School Street block, W.H. Ballard building management agreement and correspondence, 1921-
  • School Street block, W.H. Ballard building statements of accounts, 1921-1922
  • School Street block, W.H. Ballard building management paid vouchers
  • School Street block, boiler purchase, inspection, insurance, 1872-1873
  • School Street property, border inspection, 1910-1912
  • School Street block, contract for purchase of Edison incandescent lamps, May, 1921
  • School Street block, Elevator; proposal for, 1873
  • School Street block, leases, 1908-1919
  • School Street block property, leases, 1910, #1

Box 26

  • School Street property, leases, 1910, #2
  • School Street block, meter readings, n.d.
  • School Street property, paid bells, 1874-1875
  • School Street block, rent list (includes receipts for some years), January 1913-December 1916
  • School Street block, rentals, 1916-1920
  • School Street block, rental, G.M. Bishop, 1919
  • School Street block, rental, Dickey and Hodgdon, 1912-1915
  • School Street block, rental, Thomas Hillis, 1917-1918
  • School Street block, rental, Louis Jacobowitz, 1917-1918
  • School Street block, rental, Walter P. McClary (bankrupt), 1927
  • School Street block, rental, Red Wing Adv. Co., 1918-1919
  • School Street block, rental, D.E. Samuels, 1919
  • School Street block, rentals; increase in rates, 1920
  • School Street block, Treasurer Report, 1909-1916
  • School Street property, trustees votes, 1911-1912
  • School Street property, trustees vouchers, 1873-1875
  • School Street property, trustees vouchers, 1875-1877
  • Sermon, "Can any good thing come out of Nazareth?" ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "Miracles" (a lecture?), ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "If the prophet had bid thee," ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "Lift up thy voice with strength," ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "Smooth Things" "Preached at the Church Of the Disciples, Boston," ca. 1891
  • Lecture on Liberty, ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "Stand Fast in the Liberty . . . ," ca. 1891
  • Sermon or Lecture on the Bible, ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "He Shall Redeem Israel from His Iniquities," ca. 1891
  • Sermon, "The Kingdom of God" rough draft, ca. 1891
  • Order of Service, 1871-1930

Box 27

  • Services: Laying of Cornerstone, 1871
  • Services and Programs, Invitations, 1917-1930
  • Singing Society (1841-49), Loose papers from minute book: correspondence, reports
  • Singing Society, letter to Standing Committee, December, 1848
  • Smith, Anna P., notebook (1940) 1. Matthew, notes on; 2. drama workshops et al.
  • Standing Committee audit, 1922
  • Standing Committee budget, monthly, 1931
  • Standing Committee contracts et al, 1890-1915
  • Standing Committee indenture, 1831; Letter in renting cellar, 1838
  • Standing Committee correspondence, controversy over settling Thomas C. Adams as assistant minister, 1842
  • Standing Committee letter of A. Tompkins requesting permission to copy engraving of Father Ballou, June 19, 1852
  • Standing Committee correspondence, Consolidation Trust Co., 1928
  • Standing Committee correspondence, C.H. Cronin, contractors, 1926-1928
  • Standing Committee correspondence, Arthur F. Gray, architect, 1922-1928
  • Standing Committee letter of Dr. Mayo, chair to Dr. Van Schaick, August 20, 1932
  • Standing Committee general correspondence, 1846-1863
  • Standing Committee general correspondence, 1868-1877, one undated
  • Standing Committee correspondence, 1921-1930
  • Standing Committee general correspondence, 1926-1932
  • Standing Committee correspondence, votes, 1912-1913
  • Standing Committee legal services, correspondence, memos, etc., 1922

Box 28

  • Standing Committee minutes and correspondence, 1916-1918
  • Standing Committee minutes, 1918-1925
  • Standing Committee minutes, Treasurer's report, 1930
  • Standing Committee minutes and correspondence, 1931-1935
  • Standing Committee new church, Boylston and Ipswich; purchase of land, Suit vs. HW Taylor, 1922-1930
  • Standing Committee pastoral correspondence, 1848-1860
  • Standing Committee pastoral correspondence, 1863-1874, also 2 undated
  • Standing Committee votes, 1891-1899, 1906-1910
  • State Street Trust correspondence, 1925-1931
  • Statement, annual, 1909-1911
  • Statement, annual, 1912-1920
  • Statement, annual, 1921-1923 with Treas. annual report
  • Statement, annual, 1924-1928 with Treas. report

Box 29

  • Subscribers list of same for School St. meetinghouse, 1817, votes of a meeting (1818)
  • Subscription Lists: 1. Contributions to Tufts College (1863) 2. Toward Dr. [Walker's] Fund, 1862-1863
  • Sunday School budget, 1934
  • Sunday School catalogues of books--1855, 1868
  • Sunday School excursion ticket, 1871; Ranquet program, 1906
  • Sunday School fund, 1898
  • Sunday School list of Treasurers, copies of Hymn of Welcome, 1835-1885
  • Sunday School miscellaneous correspondence and bills, 1916-1921
  • Sunday School program, correspondence, 1929-1931
  • Sunday School superintendent, paid bills, 1915-1917
  • Treasurer, annual reports, 1847-1870
  • Treasurer, annual reports, 1872-1878
  • Treasurer, annual report, 1900-1915
  • Treasurer, annual report, 1907-1914 (damaged)
  • Treasurer, reports, 1916-1918
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Estate, American Trust Co., February-December 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Account, First National of Boston, Fe.-December, 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; church account, First National of Boston, January-June, 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; church account, First National of Boston, July-December, 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street, National Rockland Bank, account closed, January 1922

Box 30

  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Estate, National Shawmut Bank of Boston, January-December, 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Account, Naumkeag Trust Co., January-December, 1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; Old Colony Trust, March-October, 1922, account closed
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Estate, Second National, Boston; with time deposits, February, 1922-January, 1923
  • Treasurer, bank statement; State Street Trust, account for income of trust funds, March-December,1922
  • Treasurer, bank statement; School Street Estate, Union Market National, Watertown, April 1, 1922-January 2, 1923
  • Treasurer, Bond, execution and renewal, 1926-1928
  • Treasurer, correspondence, National Rockland Bank, 1912-1916
  • Treasurer, correspondence, Edwin L. Reed, architect, 1911-1912
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general, January-June, 1922
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general, July-December, 1922
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general, 1923
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general, 1924
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general, 1925
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1909
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1910

Box 31

  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1911
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1912
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1913
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1914
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1915
  • Treasurer, correspondence, general rents, insurance, repairs, 1916, 1918
  • Treasurer, correspondence, pew rents, 1909-1911
  • Treasurer, correspondence, Gleason and Higgins, attorneys, 1911-1916
  • Treasurer, correspondence, John C. Paige and Co., Insurance, 1911-1916
  • Treasurer, correspondence, portraits of Dr. Miner and Dr. Ballou (restoration/Rollin Tenney, figt of copies of Miner pictures, November, 1922)
  • Treasurer, correspondence, bonds, lists of securities, etc., 1909-1925
  • Treasurer, Denominational Fund Report, 1909-1912
  • Treasurer, insurance accident claim, Catherine Gannon, 1928
  • Treasurer, interest on Society notes, 1875-1885
  • Treasurer, investments, 1922 (1)
  • Treasurer, investments, 1922 (2)

Box 32

  • Treasurer, Frank Jenkins correspondence, 1909-1911
  • Treasurer, Music Committee correspondence, 1910-1911
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., paid bills, 1872-1873. #1
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., paid bills, 1982-1873. #2
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., notes, 1874-1876
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., notes, interest, insurance, old pews, etc., 1873-1874
  • Treasurer, new church pew scrip, 1873
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., receipts for services rendered, etc., 1871-1872
  • Treasurer, receipts for expenses, salaries, notices in papers, gaslight, water, coal, labor, sundries, charities, 1871-1872
  • Treasurer, receipts for expenses, salaries, utilities, advertising, sundries, charity, 1872-1873
  • Treasurer, receipts for expenses, salaries, utilities, labor, sundries, charity, 1873-1874

Box 33

  • Treasurer, receipts for expenses, salaries, labor, utilities, sundries, taxes, charity, 1874-1875
  • Treasurer, new church on Columbus Ave., Paid bills, Allen and Collins, architects, and minutes of meetings, 1923
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Allen and Collins, architects, and minutes, January 1924-May 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, Allen and Collins, architects, June 1925-June 1927
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, L. P. Soule and Son, March 1923-September 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, M. P. Moller organ, October 1923-May 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, John Thomas Batts, Inc., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, Boston Consolidated Gas Co., 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, Edward Q. Brackett, clerk, 1923-1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, Bradshaw Pattern Co., 1928
  • Treasurer, new church building Committee Reports, December 1923-January 1924
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Cleghorn Co., 1924-1928
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Columbia Cornice Co., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Ben W. Craig Scenic Co.
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, C. H. Cronin, 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Crowley and MacFarlane
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Crown Shade and Screen Co., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Daniels and Blomquist, painters, 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Eastern Steamship Lines, 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, D. Eldy and Sons (refrigerator), 1925
  • Treasurer, new church contractor, Estey Organ Co. proposal not accepted, 1923
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, M. B. Foster Electric Co., 1924-1926
  • Treasurer, new church contractor, Galassi Mosaic Tile Co., correspondence, 1924
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Globe Phone Mfg. Co., 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Harry E. Goodhue, stained glass
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., B. F. Goodrich, 1925

Box 34

  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., Heywood-Wakefield Chairs, 1924
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., J. B. Hunter Co., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc. Irving and Casson, 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., James A. Jackson, Jr. furniture, 1923
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., Kardex Rand Sales Corp., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, etc., Angelo Luadi, sculpture, 1925
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Major Equipment Co., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Manitowoc Co., 1924-1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, New England Contracting Co., 1924
  • Treasurer, new church John C. Paige Insurance, 1923
  • Treasurer, new church William A. Muller -Insurance
  • Treasurer, new church Pame Furniture Co.
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Roach and Craven, 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Shaw Furniture Co., 1924
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Shervee Studios, 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills and correspondence, Standard Plate Glass Co., 1926
  • Treasurer, new church paid bills, E. Stanley Wires Co., 1924-1925
  • Treasurer, meetinghouse on Columbus Ave., Paid bills, 1873-1875
  • Treasurer, paid bills, 1891-1892
  • Treasurer, paid bills, 1930
  • Treasurer, paid bills, 1931
  • Treasurer, paid bills, January-April, 1932
  • Treasurer, paid bills, May-December, 1932
  • Treasurer, pledge cards, 1929-1930
  • Treasurer, rental accounts, 28 School Street, overdue, 1922-1924

Box 35

  • Treasurer, report of a committee on accounts, January 1824
  • Treasurer, report of a committee on accounts, February 1824
  • Treasurer, report to Minister -Church and denominational fund for year, 1895
  • Treasurer, reports to IRS -income payments, 1925-1927
  • Treasurer, Ripley Fund correspondence, 1927-1934. Also Constitution of School Street Charitable Society (historical)
  • Treasurer, School Street Block: Paid bills, 1872-1873
  • Treasurer, School Street Property: Paid bills, 1873-1874
  • Treasurer, second mortgage notes, paid May 16, 1876
  • Treasurer, Leslie Covington vs. L. P. Soule and Son, action of tort, 1929
  • Treasurer, vouchers (notes and interest), 1871-1872, 1872-1873
  • Treasurer, weekly envelope record, 1921
  • Treasurer, weekly envelope lists, 1922
  • Treasurer, weekly envelopes record, 1922-1923
  • UCA District Superintendent Dr. Leroy Coons correspondence, October-December 1928
  • UCA District Superintendent Dr. Leroy Coons correspondence, August-December 1928
  • UCA District Superintendent Dr. Leroy Coons correspondence, February-July 1928
  • Universalist General Convention correspondence, 1930-1931
  • Universalist General Convention correspondence, Roger Etz, 1929
  • Young People's Christian Union, 1930
  • Young People's Christian Union accounts, Al Glendye, October 1931-May 1932 (transferred from notebook)

Box 36

  • Account book, 1841-1877. Contains entries that record cash received (date, amount, and name of donor) and entries that record expenditures.

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