Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978

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Sophia Blanche Lyon Fahs (1876-1978): Unitarian educator, editor, author, minister. Born in China, the daughter of Presbyterian missionaries. A.B., College of Wooster, 1897; M.A., Teacher's College, Columbia University, 1904; B.D., Union Theological Seminary, 1926. Taught religious education at Union (1927-1944). On staff of church school at Riverside Church, New York City (1933-1942). Editor of children's material for the American Unitarian Association (1937-1951). Author of many books and articles in the area of religious education. Ordained Unitarian minister, 1959.

From the description of Papers, 1903-1990 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 271815183

Sophia Lyon Fahs was a Unitarian educator, author, editor, minister, innovator in religious education of children, one of the first women faculty members at Union Theological Seminary, and wife of Methodist minister Charles Harvey Fahs.

From the description of Sophia Lyon Fahs papers, 1903-1982, (bulk 1933-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86148013

Sophia Blanche Lyon Fahs (1876-1978) was a Unitarian educator, editor, author, and minister, with a special interest in and innovative approach to the religious education of children. The daughter of Presbyterian missionaries, she was born in China and married Charles Harvey Fahs, a Methodist minister, in 1902. She received her A.B. from the College of Wooster (1897); her M.A. from Teacher's College, Columbia University (1904), and a B.D. from Union Theological Seminary (1926). She taught religious education at Union from 1927-1944, and was on the staff of the church school at Riverside Church, New York City (1933-1942). She was the editor of children's material for the American Unitarian Association (1937-1951), and author of several books and articles in the area of religious education. She was ordained a Unitarian minister in 1959.

From the guide to the Papers, 1880-1990., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

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referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978. Sophia Lyon Fahs papers, 1903-1982, (bulk 1933-1978). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978. Sophia Lyon Fahs papers, 1903-1982, (bulk 1933-1978). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Fahs, Sophia Lyon, 1876-1978. Papers, 1903-1990 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Papers, 1945-2005. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Papers, 1880-1990. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
referencedIn Kuebler, Ernest W. (Ernest William), 1903-1992. Papers, 1927-1963 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Universalist Church of America. Dept. of Education. Records, 1937-1955 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn MacLean, Angus Hector, 1892-1969. Papers, 1927-1969. Andover-Harvard Theological Library
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correspondedWith Wilburn Beach Miller person
associatedWith William Moors person
associatedWith William Shimer person
associatedWith Willis Kingsley Wing person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Unitarians--Education
Religious education
Sunday schools
Christian education
Religious education of children
Occupation
Christian education directors
Teachers
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Birth 1876-08-02

Death 1978-04-14

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