Papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).


Brooks, Helen Lawrence Appleton, 1846-1938. Papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).

Papers, 1822-1985 (inclusive).

Mostly correspondence between family members, beginning with Catherine Lawrence and Charles Appleton, the parents of Helen Brooks. Also records of Brooks' voluntary activities, her diaries and personal writings, and material collected by Grace Norton about Henry James.

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Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic topics, and founder of the National Consumers' League, Brooks attended Oberlin College and received a degree in divinity from Harvard in 1875. He lectured for the League for Political Education, investigated strikes for the U.S. Dept. of Labor, and studied in Germany. From the description of Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006931 Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic top...

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Unitarian minister. A.B. Princeton, 1874. Graduated from Union Theological Seminary, 1877. Ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1877 and served churches in Nevada and California (1877-1881). He became a Unitarian and served churches in Brattleboro, Vt. (1882-1886) and St. Paul, Minn. (1886-1894). In 1894 he became minister at the First Parish in Cambridge, Mass., serving until his death in 1927. He was the author of several popular volumes of essays. From the description of Sermons, 1...

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