bMS 15006

Unitarian and Universalist Group Photographs, c. 1825-1980

Summary Information:

  • Call Number: bMS 15006
    Title: Unitarian and Universalist Group Photographs, 1890-1974
    Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School,
    45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
    Quantity: 5 boxes

Administrative Information:

  • Preferred Citation: Unitarian and Universalist Group Photographs, bMS 15006, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
    Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection. 

Scope and Content:

  • Collection consists of photographs of groups representing Unitarian and Universalist schools, meetings, conferences, camps, and organizations. Some of the groups represented are the Alliance of Unitarian Women, American Unitarian Youth, Student Religious Liberals, and photographs from church communities around the country. Box 5 contains oversized photographs.

Container List:

bMS 15006/1 (1) Alliance of Unitarian Women --National Organization of Women; also Women's Federation

  • --General Alliance of Unitarian and other Christian Women, Blue Ridge, N.C., August 2, 1951
  • --Editorial Board, Alliance of Unitarian Women, Whitman, (state?), September 30, 1960
  • --General Alliance National Leadership Training Conference, Portland, OR, July 9-16, 1955
  • --Group photo, unidentified, southwest?, c. 1950s
  • --National Organization of Women for Equality in Education, January, 1961, 4 photos, 2 include Eleanor Roosevelt.
  • --Northeast Alliance Conference, Star Island, 1955, group photo
  • --Women's Federation, 7 photos. Includes Connie Burgess, Alice Kimball, Mrs. William W. Davies, and others.
  • --Women's League, group photo, c. 1950s
  • --N.L.T.C Asilomar Conference, 1952

bMS 15006/1 (2) American Unitarian Youth  

  • --American Unitarian Youth College Age Conference, Channing Club
  • --Youth at Midwinter Council Meeting, Germantown, PA
  • --Charles Sherover, Peter Raible, Gene Notz
  • --David B. Parke of Stillwater, OK
  • --American Unitarian Youth at Lake Geneva, WI
  • --Eileen Layton, Europe, 1949
  • --Kurt Hanslowe, President American Unitarian Youth, 1948
  • --Unidentified meal, January 1957
  • --N.E.R.C, Lake Spofford Kinsgbury Memorial Cottage, (state?) September 2-5, 1949
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council Meeting, Tulsa, OK, 1948
  • --Northeast Regional Meeting of American Unitarian Youth
  • --Youth Sunday, Tulsa, OK
  • --American Unitarian Youth-UYF Convention, Lake Winnepesaukee, NH, 1951
  • --American Unitarian Youth Lake Erie Federation Meeting, 1952
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Missouri, 1950
  • --Martha Mayo and African student,  6th floor at 25 Beacon, Boston, MA
  • --Charles W. Eddis and unidentified, location unknown
  • --American Unitarian Youth Youth Sunday Service, Boston, MA (?)
  • --Youth Sunday, Dorchester, MA (?)
  • --"Eliot Club" affiliated with the Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City at Hill Air Force Base, Salt Lake City, UT
  • --Lake Erie Federation of American Unitarian Youth, Dayton, OH, Spring 1950
  • --"A typical summer conference scene of Unitarian Youth," Ardmare, OK
  • --American Unitarian Youth Group Meeting at Unitarian Church, Germantown, PA
  • --American Unitarian Youth at Beacon Press Booth Display, location unknown
  • --Site of Albert Schweitzer College, Churwalden, Switzerland (blank postcard)
  • --American Unitarian Youth Discussion Group at Star Island, NH
  • --Youth Sunday Service, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1946
  • --American Unitarian Youth "T-shirt" picture, Star Island, NH, 1948
  • --American Unitarian Youth Group Meeting at Unitarian Church, Germantown, PA
  • --Charles Eddis in group of American Unitarian Youth to Europe (London?), 1949
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Stillwater, OK, 1948 
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Stillwater, OK, 1948
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Stillwater, OK, 1948
  • --College Age Conference, Boston, MA
  • --Commercial photograph used twice for cover of Youth Sunday folders
  • --N.E. Regional Midwinter Conference, NH (?)
  • --Youth outside church, Detroit, MI 
  • --American Unitarian Youth Meeting, Berkeley, CA
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council Meeting, unknown location, 1945
  • --American Unitarian Youth Conference, Lake Geneva, WI
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council Meeting, unknown location, 1944
  • --American Unitarian Youth-UYF Federation Convention, Lake Winnepessaukee, Laconia, NH, 1951 (2 photos)
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council Meeting, Wellesley Hills, MA
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Couchiching, Canada, 1949 (2 photos)
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Couchiching, Canada, 1949 (2 photos of members standing in front of car)
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Missouri, 1950
  • --Youth Sunday, Tulsa, Oklahoma

bMS 15006/1 (3)  American Unitarian Youth

  • --Cliff Hoffman
  • --Carol Morris, June, 1952
  • --Christmas Party, UYF of the Oaklandon Universalist Church, Oaklandon, IN
  • --Small discussion group, Youth Laboratory, Ferry Beach, ME, 1952
  • --Buddy Smith playing trumpet
  • --B. Jean Grant, American Unitarian Youth Vice President, September, 1953
  • --Group including Harold Shelley and Chris Raible
  • --Group picture taken at meeting, Toronto, Canada, c.1940s?
  • --Warren Greene (portrait)
  • --John Ertha (portrait)
  • --Graham Prindle, Utica, NY (?) (portrait)
  • --Kim Beach (portrait)
  • --Youth Service, First Federated Church, Winnipeg, Canada, 1946
  • --Youth Leaders at Camp Radford for UU Youth, Seven Oaks, CA, 1952
  • --Clara Mayo
  • --Irene Lander (portrait)
  • --Ann Bridge (portrait)
  • --Bill Gold and Barb Main, Narragansett Conference of LRY meeting, Narragansett, RI
  • --Virginia Dregger (portrait)
  • --Paula Fritze (portrait)
  • --Frances Sprague
  • --Doris Beausofeif
  • --Youth group of the Church of Our Father, Detroit, Michigan, entertaining the youth group of Second Baptist Church, the oldest Negro church in the city

bMS 15006/1 (4) American Unitarian Youth

  • --Unidentified group meeting
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, NY (?) 1950
  • --Unidentified group, Boston, MA (?), winter
  • --Unidentified group clothing drive, Boston, MA (?)
  • --American Unitarian Youth conference group photograph
  • --Paul Henniger, Glenn Canfield, William Jenkins, and three others, group at American Unitarian Youth conference
  • --Charles Eddis with American Unitarian Youth Council, Lake Couchiching, Canada, 1951
  • --Unidentified youth choir, Boston, MA (?)
  • --Paper photo of the Spooner Cup presented to The Young Peoples' Christian Union
  • --Americans and Canadians march in Bastille Day Parade, Paris, France, July 14, 1947
  • --Unidentified paper photograph of hikers at Tlamacas
  • --Cup presented to the Young Peoples' Christian Union in memory of member Alfred E. Karlen, July 1926
  • --Outing in Red Rocks Mountain Park, Denver, CO, 1941
  • --Universalist Church, Caribou, ME, February, 1946
  • --Jackson Park Beach "where 1921 conventioners swam," Chicago, IL
  • --Auermuhle Home for Children 3-12
  • --Group photograph, Caribou, ME, December 1946
  • --Unidentified group at memorial
  • --Unidentified, first of three photographs from theatre piece
  • --Unidentified, second of three photographs from theatre piece
  • --Unidentified group, c.1940s?
  • --Unidentified, third of three photographs from theatre piece
  • --Students and teacher, Caribou, ME, December, 1946
  • --Students and teacher, Caribou, ME, December 1946
  • --Group photograph, Caribou, ME, December 1946
  • --UYF group, c. 1940s?
  • --Youth doing home repairs, West Hartford Convention, c. 1940s?
  • --Members of unknown board in Illinois (identified on back of photograph)
  • --Group meeting, West Hartford Convention, c. 1940s?
  • --Tri-U Office renovation, 1956 (several photographs)

bMS 15006/1 (5)  American Unitarian Youth

  • --Youth basketball league, MA (?), c. 1950s?
  • --Unidentified group outdoors, c. 1950s?
  • --Unidentified group, c. 1950s?
  • --Youth Rally at the First Universalist Church, Medford, MA, c. 1950s?
  • --International IRF-SRL Conference, Springfield College, August, 1962
  • --Unidentified group creating dummy
  • --Unidentified event, Palmer, MA (?)
  • --LRY Continental Conference, 1969
  • --Unidentified youth camp, January 1957
  • --Unidentified youth behind slide projector, c. 1950s?
  • --Unidentified youth camp, January 1957
  • --Unidentified event, January 1957
  • --American Unitarian Youth group near Texas-Mexico border, c. 1950s?
  • --Unidentified group discussion, c. 1950s?

bMS 15006/1 (6) American Unitarian Youth

  • --American Unitarian Youth Council, OH (?), 1949, includes Leon Hopper and Charles Eddis (8 photos)
  • --Unidentified youth gathering, c. 1940s?
  • --Unidentified project, c. 1940s?
  • --Unidentified youth women in kitchen, CT (?)
  • --Unidentified tour group (Germany?)
  • --Unidentified house in Germany
  • --Unidentified youth dance, c. 1940s?
  • --Unidentified youth lecture
  • --Unidentified tour group (Germany?)
  • --Senior High group discussion at the parsonage, San Diego, CA
  • --Unidentified group lunch discussion, includes Paul Henniges
  • --Unidentified group meeting, c. 1940s?
  • --Unidentified interior of church with German writing
  • --Unidentified group, c. 1940s?
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council, 1949, Canada?
  • --Stebbins Institute group photograph, Asilomar, Pacific Grove, CA, August 20-27, 1950
  • --Group including Sam Wright, Waldo Graton and Leon Hopper, c. 1940s?
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council, 1949, Canada?
  • --American Unitarian Youth Council at St. Louis, MO
  • --American Unitarian Youth Convention, Laconia, NH, 1951 (4 photos)
  • --Unidentified American Unitarian Youth group including Cliff Hoffman, Dave Parke and Paul Henniges
  • --Unidentified group including Alice Harrison, Carol Morris and Sam Wright, c. 1950s?
  • --Group photo with banners reading "Dayon, Ohio, LRY, OVF, Jefferson Club" and "Stanwood" with chalice, group includes Alice Harrison
  • --Unidentified group including Alice Harrison
  • --New Hampshire Youth Federation
  • --Unidentified group including Carol Morris, Waldo Graton and Leon Hopper
  • --Youth group lead by Harold Shelley and Josiah Bartlett, 1947
  • --American Unitarian Youth and Universalist Youth Fellowship presentation of new constitution for the newly organized Waltham Liberal Youth, Waltham, MA
  • --American Unitarian Youth meeting including Charles Eddis and Pat Emerson Smith

bMS 15006/1 (7) Camps-- Pleasant Bay Camp-- n.d. (c. 1960s?)

  • --Unidentified photographs of campers, taken in groups and individually.

bMS 15006/1 (8)  Camps-- Rowe Camp Jr. High-- 1963

  • --Group photograph, 1963

bMS 15006/1 (9)  Camps-- Sea Breeze Camp-- 1966

  • --Group photograph, "Sea Breeze '66"

bMS 15006/2 (1)  Churches-- Fairfield County Church Congregation

  • --Group photo with news clipping of the first Board of Directors and auditors elected by the First Unitarian Church, c. 1950s?
  • --Fairfield County Church minister, wife and Trustees
  • --Congregation

bMS 15006/2 (2) Churches-- Framingham, MA Congregation

  • --Child at desk, 1st S(?) Team Weekend, 13-15 September, 1974
  • --Group creating document, 1st S(?) Team Weekend, 13-15 September, 1974
  • --Child at meal, 1st S(?) Team Weekend, 13-15 September, 1974

bMS 15006/2 (3) Churches-- Medford, Massachusetts

  • --discussions on ethical issues, 1964 (5 photographs)

bMS 15006/2 (4)  Churches-- Oakton, Virginia

  • --Fairfax Unitarian Church School, n.d. Includes two photographs of Hugo Holleroth and several photographs of a church school class using an experimental curriculum on situation ethics

bMS 15006/2 (5) Churches-- Philadelphia, PA

  • --Center City Church Conference, 1972. Roughly twenty photographs of the church, both interior and exterior, and various groups of people, all unidentified

bMS 15006/2 (6) Churches --Trenton, NJ

  • --Congregation, n.d. Contains one photograph of the Trenton congregation, with Rev. Arthur Graham

bMS 15006/2 (7) Churches --Virginia Unitarian Conference, Paul Blanshard, Arthur Maris, Eugene Pickett

bMS 15006/2 (8) Churches --Virginia Unitarian ministers; Sydney Freeman, Henry Cheetham, Mrs. Wilson Brown, James Brewer, Eugene Pickett

bMS 15006/2 (9) Churches --Waltham, MA

  • --Trustees with Dana Greeley, n.d.

bMS 15006/2 (10) Churches --Wellesley Hills, MA

  • --Junior Choir, n.d.

bMS 15006/2 (11) Fellowship Activities

  • --Various, roughly 100 photos

bMS 15006/3 (1-3) People

  • --Laymen's League, c. 1922-1960s, 3 folders

bMS 15006/3 (4) People

  • --Burton, Supreme Court Justice --UUA Officers' Visit, n.d. (includes Dana Greeley)

bMS 15006/3 (5-6) People

  • --Cummins, Robert with group, 2 folders

bMS 15006/3 (7-9) People

  • --Robert Jones, with Rep. Silvio Conte, with groups, with Sen. McGovern, Lowell P. Weicker, and Robert West, 3 folders

bMS 15006/3 (10) People

  • --Douglas, Supreme Court Justice William O. (with group)

bMS 15006/3 (11) People

  • --"Dow at Brandeis" (with group)

bMS 15006/3 (12) People

  • --Richardson, Elliot (with group)

bMS 15006/3 (13) People

  • --West Germany research trip conducted by Robert West, 1962 (32 photos)

bMS 15006/3 (14) People

  • --New ministers seminar, with Dana Greeley

bMS 15006/3 (15-21) People

  • --Various group photographs featuring: Leon Hopper, Forrest Speck, Ian Cameron, Ruth Clark, Northwest Conference, Amos Pinkerton, David Connolly, L.C. Miller, Dexter Perkins, Edgar Taft, Gordon Gibson, Frederic Weideman, Tracy Pullman, W.R. Hammond (7 folders, 11 photos)

bMS 15006/3 (22) Religious Education

  • --LREDA --History, 1950s-1960s

bMS 15006/3 (23) Religious Education

  • --Unidentified Church School, 1970s

bMS 15006/3 (24) Religious Education

  • --General Assembly Display, 1970s

bMS 15006/3 (25) Religious Education

  • --Staff, 1973, 1975

bMS 15006/4 (1) Schools

  • --Crane Theological School graduating class, 1959

bMS 15006/4 (2) Schools

  • --St. Lawrence University students, 1946

bMS 15006/4 (3) Schools

  • --Starr King School for the Ministry, n.d.

bMS 15006/4 (4) Schools

  • --Benjamin Rush School, Anderson, Indiana; Pecan Grove Sunday School, Woodstock, Alabama

bMS 15006/4 (5) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Louis Cornish and executive staff of the AUA: includes Charles Joy, Henry Fuller, Walter Reed Hunt, Parker Marean and George Patterson, c. 1930s

bMS 15006/4 (6) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Housing Association of Metropolitan Boston: William Loring, Charles Ernst, Frank Sweetser, Jr.

bMS 15006/4 (7) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Koishikawa Universalist Center, Tokyo Japan, c. 1950s?; also unidentified group, in India?

bMS 15006/4 (8) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Orpheus Quartet, includes "Miss Henderson" c. 1800s

bMS 15006/4 (9) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --S.F.R.L. conference, Star Island, June 1923: Harold Speight, Frederick May Eliot, Frank Carlton Doan

bMS 15006/4 (10) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Staff photo, includes Dana Greeley, 1963

bMS 15006/4 (11) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Staff Conference --Clara Barton Camp, n.d.

bMS 15006/4 (12) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --United Nations --Publicity

bMS 15006/4 (13) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Universalist Development Fund

bMS 15006/4 (14) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Universalist Headquarters --Lexington, Kentucky, July, 1954

bMS 15006/4 (15) Unitarian Universalist General

  • --Unitarian Picture File, 25 paper prints of individual churches, groups, etc.

bMS 15006/4 (16) Youth

  • --Student Religious Liberals Conference, Springfield College, August, 1962

bMS 15006/4 (17) Youth

  • --Student Religious Liberals, Colorado Conference, 1972 and 1974

bMS 15006/4 (18) Youth

  • --Student Religious Liberals, civil rights marches, c. 1960s, 7 photos, includes Frank Carroll and Count Basie

bMS 15006/4 (19A) Youth

  • --Student Religious Liberals, board meeting, Boston 1962

bMS 15006/4 (19B) Liberal Religious Youth Conventions,

  • --Michigan and California, 1956 and 1957

bMS 15006/4 (20) Youth

  • --unidentified groups

bMS 15006/4 (21) Unidentified group photos, c. 1800s

  • --(10 photos)

bMS 15006/4 (22-23) Unidentified group photos, c. 1900s

  • --(100 or so photos)

bMS 15006/5 Oversized photographs

  • --Oversized photographs: International Association for Religious Freedom, Holland, undated; American Unitarian Youth Convention, Port Jervis, NY, 1925; American Unitarian Youth High School Week at Star Island, 1948?; Young People’s Religious Union Conference, Isle of Shoals, 1938; Young People’s Religious Union Conference, Star Island, 1930

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