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Cholera Epidemics in the 19th Century

The Great Plague of London, 1665

The Boston Smallpox Epidemic, 1721

“Pestilence” and the Printed Books of the Late 15th Century

Spanish Influenza in North America, 1918–1919

Syphilis, 1494–1923

Tropical Diseases and the Construction of the Panama Canal, 1904–1914

Tuberculosis in Europe and North America, 1800–1922

The Yellow Fever Epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793

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Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1730-1979
Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.), creator
Federal-Street Meeting-house (Boston, Mass.)
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[bMS 4/9 (3) Provides access to page images of this portion of the collection.] 
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Andover-Harv. Theol
52 boxes.
mixed material



Account books.

Bills (financial)



Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles) , 1801-1871 ;  Moorhead, John , 1703-1773 ;  Channing, William Ellery , 1780-1842 ;  Popkin, John Snelling , 1771-1852 ;  Annan, Robert , 1742-1819 ;  Belknap, Jeremy , 1744-1798 ;  Cuckson, John ;  Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins) , 1862-1950 ;  Herford, Brooke , 1830-1903 ;  Popkin, John Snelling , 1771-1852 ;  Ware, John F. W. (John Fothergill Waterhouse) , 1818-1881 ;  Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.) ;  Federal-Street Meeting-house (Boston, Mass.) ;  Sunday schools -- Massachusetts ;  Unitarian churches -- Massachusetts ;  Boston (Mass.) -- Church history ;  Unitarian Universalist churches -- Massachusetts -- Boston ;  Clergy

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Records of the Arlington Street Church and its predecessor the Federal Street Church. General correspondence, 1805-1879; general church records, 1734-1952; yearbooks, 1865-1915; committee minutes, including Proprietors and Prudential; parish lists, 1824-1960; marriages, funerals, and christenings; Sunday School records; pew records; and financial records, 1805-1954. There are also papers relating to the construction of the church building on Arlington Street.

Records of the Arlington Street Church, Boston, Mass.; bMS 4/9 (3). Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge Mass.

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Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church.

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