First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1834-1912.


First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1834-1912.

First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1834-1912.

Records of the First Parish in Cambridge, Massachusetts, including financial records, membership, funeral, wedding, and christening records, annual reports, and committee records. The records span 1834-1912.

4 boxes

Related Entities

There are 11 Entities related to this resource.

Powers, Henry (person)

First Parish (Cambridge, Mass.) (corporateBody)

A church was formed in Cambridge in 1633, but in 1636 the minister and many members removed to Hartford, Conn. A new church was gathered that year. In 1829 the church separated into Unitarian and Trinitarian bodies, the Unitarians retaining the name of First Parish in Cambridge. From the description of Records, 1658- (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368754 The first Meeting House was built in 1632 and Thomas Hooker became the first minist...

Newell's (person)

Brackett, Susan E. (person)

Newell (person)

James Freeman Clarke (person)

James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888) graduated from Boston Latin School in 1825, Harvard College in 1829, and Harvard Divinity School in 1833. Ordained as a Unitarian minister in 1833, Rev. Clarke was sent to Louisville, Kentucky, as a missionary evangelist. While in Kentucky, he co-founded the Unitarian journal The Western Messenger . He served as chaplain of the Massachusetts State Senate in 1844, and as the secretary of the American Unitarian Association from 1859 to 1861. He was a lifelong advoc...

Peabody, Francis Greenwood, 1847-1936 (person)

Francis Greenwood Peabody (1847-1936) graduated from Harvard College in 1869 and Harvard Divinity School in 1872. Ordained in 1874, Peabody served the First Parish (Unitarian) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, until 1879. Peabody then joined the faculty of Harvard Divinity School teaching theological students Christian ethics, specializing in pioneer applications of religion to social problems. He was the Parkman Professor of Theology from 1881 to 1885 and then the Plummer Professor of Christian Mora...

Stebbens (person)

J. R. Richards (person)

Lowe, Charles (person)

The author and journalist Charles Lowe was born in 1848 in Balconnel, Angus. He was educated in Brechin, Angus, and studied at Edinburgh University and in Jena and Paris, graduating with an Edinburgh M.A. in 1871. Lowe was then entered at Gray's Inn to follow a legal career no doubt, and then joined the editorial staff of The Times as a foreign sub-editor. He was appointed as Berlin correspondent in the late 1870s and returned to London in 1891. His publications include Prince Bismarck: an histo...

Harvard College (1780- ) (corporateBody)

Special students were those who took courses in Harvard College but were not degree candidates; they had not gone through the standard admissions process completed by AB degree candidates. From the description of Records of special students, 1876-1907. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77064523 It is unclear whether F.C. Fabel ever attended Harvard College. F.C. Fabel may be Frederick Charles Fabel, who received an AB from the University of Rochester in 1893. ...