Unitarian Church, Rochester, New York

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Unitarian Church, Rochester, New York papers
Creator: First Unitarian Church of Rochester, N.Y.
Call Number: D.54
Dates: 1829-1973
Physical Description: 31 boxes, 36 Volumes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Early Church history, 1829-1886
Box 2: Resolutions, Subscriptions and General Church Records, 1840-1898Folder:
Box 3: Financial Transactions and Legal Documents
Box 4: Bills and Receipts
Series II: William Channing Gannett, 1889-1921
Box 1: Correspondence, 50th Birthday Festival, Middle States Conference, Gannett resignation, and Gannett 25 years Festival
Box 2: Annual Reports, 1890-1902, 1904-1907, and Financial
Box 3: Scrapbook compiled by W.C. Gannett 1889-1893.
Box 4: Marriages, Funerals, and Parish Records
Box 5: Unity Club - Printed ephemera and annual reports for: Emerson Class, Social Topics Class, Novels Class, Tennyson Class, Lend-a-hand, Young Peoples Religious Union, Dante Class, Wordsworth-Shelley Class, The Class in Religion, Browning Class, Ruskin Class. All existed for various periods under umbrella of Unity Club.
Box 6: Unitarian Sunday School
Box 7: Printed Material
Sunday School Lesson Series by W.C. GannettFolder:
Box 8: Printed Material
Box 9: Church Programs and Printed Material
Box 10: Printed Material
Series III: Edwin Alfred Rumball, 1908-1915
Box 1: Annual Reports, Correspondence, Sunday School, Unity Club, and Missions
Box 2: Printed material, Social causes, Garment Workers' Strike, and Social-work Scrapbook
Series IV: David Rhys Williams, 1928-1958
Box 1: Correspondence 1927-1959
Box 2: Parish Records and Miscellaneous, and Snyder Memorial
Box 3: Religious Education 1929-1960 -- Reports, ephemera and class lists
Box 4: Religious Education Class Books 1943-1957
Series V: Women's alliance, 1889-1969
Box 1: Correspondence, Minutes, and Cookbooks
Box 2: Annual reports, Treasurers reports, and Ephemera
Box 3: General Alliance and Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation
Series VI: Layman's league, 1923-1965
Box 1:
Series VII: Boy's Evening Home, 1890-1920
Box 1:
Series VIII: Women's rights material
Box 1:
Box 2:
Box 3: Photographs
Box 4: Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings
Box 5:
Series IX: Photographs
Collection Overview
Title: Unitarian Church, Rochester, New York papers
Creator: First Unitarian Church of Rochester, N.Y.
Call Number: D.54
Dates: 1829-1973
Physical Description: 31 boxes, 36 Volumes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
The collection includes minutes, resolutions, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees; financial papers; subscription lists; records of the Sunday School and of men's and women's groups; historical data; printed items; and photographs. Material from the pastorate of Edwin A. Rumball includes much information about his involvement in social causes, particularly the magazine 'Common Good' and the Rochester garment workers' strike of 1913. There is also material on William Channing Gannett, minister from 1889-1908, after whom Gannett House (1910), the Church's community social center was named. Additionally, there is material related to the celebration in 1898 of the 50th anniversary of the Woman's Rights Convention held in Rochester in 1848.

Arrangement
Series 1. Early History (1829-1888)

Series 2. William Channing Gannett (1889-1921)

Series 3. Edwin Alfred Rumball (1908-1915)

(Note: The records for the years 1916 to 1928 appear to be lost. The ministers after the departure of Edwin A. Rumball were Troward H. Marshall, 1916-1917; Ludwell H. Denny, 1917-1921; Frank C. Doan, 1922-1925; and Lawrence R. Plank, 1925-1928. One folder of miscellaneous material from this period has been placed at the beginning of Series 4, Box 2.)

Series 4. David Rhys Williams (1928-1958)

Series 5. Women's Alliance (1888-1969)

Series 6. Laymen's League (1923-1965)

Series 7. Boy's Evening Home (1890-1920)

Series 8. Women's Rights Material

Series 9. Photographs

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Unitarianism
Garment Workers' Strike, Rochester, N.Y., 1913
Women--Suffrage
Sunday schools
Clothing trade
Gannett, William C. (William Channing), 1840-1923
Rumball-Petre, Edwin A. R. (Edwin Alfred Robert), 1881-1954
First Unitarian Church of Rochester, N.Y.
First Unitarian Congregational Society (Rochester, N.Y.)
Boys' Evening Home (Rochester, N.Y.)
Woman's Rights Convention -- Anniversaries
Access
The Unitarian Church, Rochester, New York papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Unitarian Church, Rochester, New York papers, D.54, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
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Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Series I: Early Church history, 1829-1886
Box 1, Folder 1-29Correspondence, 1830-1888, 1908, undated
Includes letters on Church history by: Samuel Stone, Fredrick Holland, Mrs. J. Fisher, and E.A. Rumball.

Box 2: Resolutions, Subscriptions and General Church Records, 1840-1898Folder:
1. Subscription, second forming of Unitarian Society, 1840.
2. "Records of the Trustees of the Unitarian Church of Rochester, N.Y. 1841-1867" Bound Material
3. Minutes of Board of Trustees, 1841-1842.
4. "Ladies' Liberal Circle and Ladies' Relief Society of the Unitarian Church Rochester 1842-1856." Bound Material
5. Dedication, 1843. Printed Material
6. Resolutions, Board of Trustees, 1843.
7. Documents and General Church Records, 1843-1848.
8. Program of services at ordination of Rufus Henry Bacon, 1848.
9. Documents and Genern, Church Records, 1849-1869.
10. Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1865-1898. Bound Material
11. Resolution to make F.W. Holland pastor, 1870.
12. Newton Mann, minister, 1870-1888. Printed Material
13. Attendance Book of Rochester Unitarian Sunday School, 1873-1882. Bound Material
14. Documents and General Church Records, 1888.
15. Documents and General Church Records, 188-.
16. Newspaper Clippings.
Box 3: Financial Transactions and Legal Documents
Folder:
1. Subscription to erect church, 1829.
2. Lease agreement with Nathaniel Rochester, 1829.
3. Treasurer's Statement of Account, 1829-1831.
4. Land lease agreements, 1830.
5. Land lease agreements, 1836.
6. Minutes of meeting called to form and name Unitarian Society, 1841.
7. Original and copy of Certificate of Incorporation, 1841.
8. Subscribers for land purchase and church erection on Fitzhugh Street, 1841-1842.
9. Subscribers for land purchase and church erection on Fitzhugh Street, 1841-1842.
10. Title search during church property purchase, 1842.
11. Purchase agreement and deed for Fitzhugh Street property, 1842.
12. Treasurer's Statements of Receipts and Disbursements, 1842-1844. Covering construction of church.
13. Statements of money owed Unitarian Church and articles of agreement to purchase pews, 1843-1846.
14. Treasurer's Statement of Account, 1844-1848.
15. Resolutions concerning pew rental, 1844-1850.
16. Lists of pew rentals and owners, 1846-1853.
17. Pew rental contracts, 1846-1854.
18. Subscription pledged to pay Rufus Bacon's salary, 1848. Minister to Unitarian Church.
19. Subscription applied to the Salary of church preachers, 1849.
20. Statement of church finances from subscriptions and pew rentals, 1851.
21. Petitions and resolutions pertaining to rights and sale of church lot on Fitzhugh Street, 1862.
22. Statement of payment for N. Fitzhugh Street property, 1865. Second church plot on Fitzhugh Street.
23. Subscription list for second Fitzhugh Street church, 1865.
24. Treasurer's statement for second Fitzhugh Street church, 1865.
25. Extracts from State of NY and bylaws of the First Unitarian Church for incorporation, 1873.
26. Purchase agreement for Temple Street property, 1883.
27. Contract to buy organ for church at Temple and Cortland Streets, 1884.
28. Treasurer's reports, 1884.
Box 4: Bills and Receipts
Folders 1-28: Loose slips of paper consisting of bills and receipts, 1841-1886.
Bound Volumes
1. Book (A) of lease agreements for pew rentals. Unitarian Church, 1843.
2. Book (B) of lease agreements for pew rentals. Unitarian Church, 1843.
3. Contracts for pew rentals. List of purchasers included. Unitarian church, 1843.
4. Book of Deeds. Unitarian Church, 1843.
5. Dated journal entitled, "Treasurer of the Rochester Unitarian Society from 1843 to 1850."
Series II: William Channing Gannett, 1889-1921
Box 1: Correspondence, 50th Birthday Festival, Middle States Conference, Gannett resignation, and Gannett 25 years Festival
Folder:
1. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
2. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
3. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
4. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
5. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
6. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
7. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
8. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
9. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
10. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
11. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
12. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
13. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
14. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
15. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
16. Correspondence, 1889-1921.
17. Correspondence, no date.
18. 50th Birthday festival 1892 - Programs.
19. 50th Birthday festival 1892 - Guest List.
20. 50th Birthday festival 1892 - Speeches.
21. 50th Birthday festival 1892 - Expenses.
22. 50th Birthday festival 1892 - Newspaper Reports.
23. Middle States Unitarian Conference. Rochester 1896.
24. Gannett resignation and selection of successor 1907.
25. Gannett 25th anniversary in Rochester, celebration 1914.
26. Gannett Biographical material.
Box 2: Annual Reports, 1890-1902, 1904-1907, and Financial
Folder:
1. Annual report 1890.
2. Annual report 1891.
3. Annual report 1892.
4. Annual report 1893.
5. Annual report 1894.
6. Annual report 1895.
7. Annual report 1896.
8. Annual report 1897.
9. Annual report 1898.
10. Annual report 1899.
11. Annual report 1900.
12. Annual report 1901.
13. Annual report 1902.
14. Annual report 1904.
15. Annual report 1905.
16. Annual report 1906.
17. Annual report 1907.
18. Parish Calendars, 1890-1907.
19. Financial-Printed appeals.
20. Financial-Building repairs.
21. Financial-Gannett House Building Fund, 1904-1913.
22. Financial-Gannett House Building Fund. Ledger 1904-1911.
23. Financial-Envelope system.
24. Financial-Envelope lists.
25. Financial-Bequests.
26. Financial-Record of building loan from American Unitarian Association.
27. Exchange of land with Filon Estate.
28. Exchange of land - map.
Box 3: Scrapbook compiled by W.C. Gannett 1889-1893.
Box 4: Marriages, Funerals, and Parish Records
Folder:
1. Parish Directory.
2. Parish library record.
3. Record of funerals 1886-1922.
4. Funeral addresses.
5. Obituaries of church members.
6. Church census 1906.
7. Parish visits.
8. Fellowship service.
9. Marriage health certificates.
10. Marriage services.
11. Marriages 1889-1919.
12. Christening Services and Lists.
13. Mens Club 1899.
14. Unity Club-Social Topics Class Record Book, 1896-1904.
15. Unity Club-Social Topics Class Receipts, 1896-1904.
16. Unity Club-Social Topics Class Study Outline, 1890-1916.
Box 5: Unity Club - Printed ephemera and annual reports for: Emerson Class, Social Topics Class, Novels Class, Tennyson Class, Lend-a-hand, Young Peoples Religious Union, Dante Class, Wordsworth-Shelley Class, The Class in Religion, Browning Class, Ruskin Class. All existed for various periods under umbrella of Unity Club.
Folder:
1. Unity Club 1889-1890.
2. Unity Club 1890-1891.
3. Unity Club 1891-1892.
4. Unity Club 1892-1893.
5. Unity Club 1893-1894.
6. Unity Club 1894-1895.
7. Unity Club 1895-1896.
8. Unity Club 1896-1897.
9. Unity Club 1897-1898.
10. Unity Club 1898-1899.
11. Unity Club 1899-1900.
12. Unity Club 1900-1901.
13. Unity Club 1901-1902.
14. Unity Club 1902-1903.
15. Unity Club 1903-1904.
16. Unity Club 1904-1905.
17. Unity Club 1905-1906.
18. Unity Club 1906-1907.
19. Unity Club 1907-1908.
Box 6: Unitarian Sunday School
Folder:
1. Records 1889-1891.
2. Records 1892-1893.
3. Records 1893-1894.
4. Records 1894-1895.
5. Records 1895-1896.
6. Records 1896-1897.
7. Records 1897-1898.
8. Records 1899-1900.
9. Records 1900-1901.
10. Records 1901-1902.
11. Records 1902-1903.
12. Records 1903-1904.
13. Records 1904-1905.
14. Records 1905-1906.
15. Records 1906-1907.
16. Records 1907-1908.
17. Sunday School Voyager Catalogue.
18. Printed-Special Sunday School Services 1892-1898.
19. Pictures used in study of life of Jesus.
Box 7: Printed Material
Folder:
1. Miscellaneous contributions to periodicals by W.C. Gannett 1874-1892.
2. Miscellaneous contributions to periodicals by W.C. Gannett 1893-1907.
3. Miscellaneous contributions to periodicals by W.C. Gannett 1908-1913.
4. Miscellaneous contributions to periodicals by W.C. Gannett 1914-1921.
5. The Issue in the West 1889-1894.
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6. The growth of the Hebrew religion, 1877-1878.
7. Channing and the Unitarian movement in America, 1880.
8. In the home, 1882.
9. The childhood of Jesus, 1883-1884.
10. Old Testament stories which Jesus' father told him, 1889-1890.
11. Seven great religions, 1891-1892.
12. Seven studies of temperance, 1892.
13. The flowering of Christianity, 1895-1896.
14. Writings on temperance.
15. Unitarian leaflets.
16. League of Nations.
17. Church Review, Rochester, New York.
18. Ephemera by W.C. Gannett.
Box 8: Printed Material
Folder:
1. Mission collection printed appeals 1893-1905.
2. Mission contributions 1904-1905.
3. Mission contributions 1905-1906.
4. Mission contributions 1906-1907.
5. Mission contributions 1907-1908.
6. Church Calendar 1889-1890.
7. Church Calendar 1890-1891.
8. Church Calendar 1900.
9. Church Calendar 1902-1903.
10. Church Calendar 1903-1904.
11. Church Calendar 1904-1905.
12. Church Calendar 1905-1906.
13. Church Calendar 1906-1907.
14. Church Calendar 1907-1908.
15. Yearbooks 1891-1894.
16. Yearbooks 1894-1897.
17. Yearbooks 1897-1901.
Box 9: Church Programs and Printed Material
Folder:
1. Printed Program-Installation of W.C. Gannett 1889.
2. Church history by W.C. Gannett.
3. Church Programs 1890-1891.
4. Church Programs 1891-1892.
5. Church Programs 1892-1893.
6. Church Programs 1893-1894.
7. Church Programs 1895-1896.
8. Church Programs 1896-1897.
9. Church Programs 1897-1898.
10. Church Programs 1898-1899.
11. Church Programs 1899-1900.
12. Church Programs 1900-1901.
13. Church Programs 1901-1902.
14. Church Programs 1902-1903.
15. Church Programs 1903-1904.
16. Church Programs 1904-1905.
17. Church Programs 1905-1906.
18. Church Programs 1906-1907.
19. Church Programs 1907-1908.
20. Church Programs undated.
Box 10: Printed Material
Folder:
1. Parish Neighborhood List 1897-1898.
2. Middle States Conference 1896.
3. Middle States Conference 1906.
4. Religious Conferences.
5. Political and Social Issues.
6. Unitarian Doctrine.
7. Unitarian Doctrine.
8. American Unitarian Association.
9. Installation of ministers-other Unitarian Churches.
10. Orders of service-other denominations.
11. Lecture programs and invitations.
12. Building dedications.
13. Receptions in honor of prominent persons.
14. Meetings of societies and organizations.
15. Commencements.
16. Dinners and civic events.
17. Miscellaneous.
Series III: Edwin Alfred Rumball, 1908-1915
Box 1: Annual Reports, Correspondence, Sunday School, Unity Club, and Missions
Folder:
1. Correspondence, 1908-1915.
2. Annual report, 1908.
3. Annual reports, 1910-1913.
4. Board of trustees correspondence, 1909-1914.
5. Treasurers reports, 1907-1914.
6. Financing -- Every Member Canvass, 1915.
7. Receipts for contributions.
8. Proposed new constitution, 1911-1912.
9. E.A. Rumball installation, 1908.
10. D.R. Williams -- Notes on E.A. Rumball 1954.
11. E.A. Rumball -- What Swedenborg taught on Islamism, ms.
12. Unity Club, 1908-1909.
13. Unity Club, 1909-1910.
14. Unity Club, 1911-1912.
15. Unity Club, 1912-1913.
16. Unity Club, 1913-1914.
17. Sunday School, 1908-1909.
18. Sunday School, 1909-1910.
19. Sunday School, 1910-1911.
20. Sunday School, 1911-1912.
21. Sunday School, 1912-1913.
22. Sunday School, 1913-1914
23. Mission contributions, 1909-1910.
24. Mission contributions, 1910-1911.
25. Record of Parish visits, 1908-1915.
26. Gannett House dedication, 1910.
27. Gannett House annual report, 1912-1913.
28. Gannett House record of activities, 1913-1918.
29. Gannett House Neighborhood Friendly 1909, 1911.
30. Gannett House Girls Club, 1912-1913.
31. Social Services Committee Minutes, 1912-1916.
32. Committee to investigate police court records. Report 1913.
33. Little Helper's Fund. Report 1910-19
34. Monthly calendars. 1908-1915.
35. The Home Word, 1908-1909.
Box 2: Printed material, Social causes, Garment Workers' Strike, and Social-work Scrapbook
Folder:
1. Miscellaneous printed material 1908-1915.
2. Printed material. Unitarian doctrine.
3. National Conference of Unitarian and other Christian Churches, 1909-1910, 1911-1912.
4. National Federation of Religious Liberals, 1909, 1913.
5. Publications by E.A. Rumball.
6. City Club of Rochester.
7. Printed material. Social causes.
8. The Common Good, Vol. 4, no. 1, no. 9, Vol. 5, no. 3, The Fourth Ward Survey by E.A. Rumball, The Common Good Civic and Social Telephone List.
9. Garment workers' strike, 1913. Meyer Goldstein L.S.
10. Garment workers' strike, 1913. Ms. Why I am out on strike.
11. Garment workers' strike, 1913. Printed material.
12. Garment workers' strike, 1913. Newspaper clippings.
13. Garment workers' strike, 1913. Photographs.
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings about social problems in Rochester, 1910-1912.
Series IV: David Rhys Williams, 1928-1958
Box 1: Correspondence 1927-1959
Folders 1-26: Correspondence 1927-1959, no date.
Box 2: Parish Records and Miscellaneous, and Snyder Memorial
Folder:
1. Miscellaneous material 1916-1938; Budget 1915-1917; Printed scrolls with passages on "Reverence", ''Service", and "Truth", compiled by Troward A. Marshall; Order of service Flower Sunday June 10, 1923--printed copy and typescript; List of children in church school with remarks, c.1920.
2. Marriage services.
3. Dedication of children.
4. Funeral services.
5. Church membership.
6. Sermons by D.R. Williams.
7. Compositions by D.R. Williams.
8. Church history.
9. D.R. Williams' 25th anniversary 1953.
10. D.R. Williams' retirement 1958.
11. May Dana Hochstein memorial fund, 1958.
12. Unitarian Universalist merger 1959.
13. Board of trustees reports to congregation 1959.
14. D.R. Williams Gallery dedication October 12, 1969.
15. D.R. Williams biographical material.
16. D.R. Williams-Newspaper clippings
17. Leroy Edwin Snyder Memorial Galilee Porch Committee.
18. Correspondence 1944-1950, no date.
19. Galilee porch construction correspondence 1944-1951.
20. Bank accounts.
21. Invoices.
22. Checking account book.
23. John Wenrich rendering of Galilee Porch.
24. Blueprints-Harwood Dryer.
25. Wording for tablet.
26. Dedication program 1950.
27. Leroy E. Snyder Memorial Award.
Box 3: Religious Education 1929-1960 -- Reports, ephemera and class lists
Folder:
1. Religious Education 1919-1929.
2. Religious Education 1929-1930.
3. Religious Education 1930-1931.
4. Religious Education 1931-1932.
5. Religious Education 1932-1933.
6. Religious Education 1933-1934.
7. Religious Education 1934-1935.
8. Religious Education 1935-1936.
9. Religious Education 1936-1937.
10. Religious Education 1937-1938.
11. Religious Education 1938-1939.
12. Religious Education 1939-1940.
13. Religious Education 1940-1941.
14. Religious Education 1941-1942.
15. Religious Education 1942-1943.
16. Religious Education 1943-1946.
17. Religious Education 1947-1948.
18. Religious Education 1948-1949.
19. Religious Education 1949-1950.
20. Religious Education 1950-1951.
21. Religious Education 1951-1952.
22. Religious Education 1952-1953.
23. Religious Education 1954-1956.
24. Religious Education 1956-1957.
25. Religious Education 1957-1959.
26. Religious Education undated.
27. Roll book 1942-1953.
28. Religious Education Council minutes 1951-1957.
29. Faculty meeting minutes 1950-1953.
30. Faculty meeting minutes-Junior/Senior 1953-1955.
31. Teachers meeting minutes-Primary 1953-1958.
32. Teachers meeting minutes-Senior 1953-1956.
33. Curriculum.
34. Space planning 1950-1960.
35. Margaret Phinney achievements 1951-1960.
Box 4: Religious Education Class Books 1943-1957
1943-1944 - 9 books
1944-1945 - 7 books
1945-1946 - 8 books
1947-1948 - 8 books
1948-1949 - 7 books
1949-1950 - 9 books
1950-1951 - 9 books
1951-1952 - 10 books
1952-1953 - 12 books
1953-1954 - 12 books
1954-1955 - 13 books
1955-1956 - 20 books
1956-1957 - 21 books
Series V: Women's alliance, 1889-1969
Box 1: Correspondence, Minutes, and Cookbooks
Folders 1-27: Correspondence 1926-1967, undated.
Folder:
28. Board minutes 1963-1964.
29. Board minutes 1964-1965.
30. Board minutes 1965-1966.
31. Board minutes 1966-1967.
32. Board minutes 1967-1968.
33. Board minutes 1968-1969.
Note: Minutes 1888-1913, 1924-1931, 1961-1967 in bound volumes.
28. Membership List 1958-1966.
29. Undated membership lists.
30. Undated ledgersheets.
31. History of Women's Alliance. Talk given by Mrs. Hochstein on occasion of 100th anniversary of First Unitarian Church, 1942.
32. History of the General Alliance by Ethel R. Williams 1958.
33. Bylaws.
34. Operations manual.
35. Savings account passbook 1949-1961, Lincoln Rochester Trust Co.
36. Unity Cookbook 1897.
37. From Friendly Kitchens 1955.
38. Can Unitarians Cook? no date.
Box 2: Annual reports, Treasurers reports, and Ephemera
Folder:
1. 1892-1893.
2. 1893-1894.
3. 1894-1895.
4. 1895-1896.
5. 1896-1897.
6. 1897-1898.
7. 1898-1899.
8. 1899-1900.
9. 1900-1901.
10. 1901-1902.
11. 1902-1903.
12. 1903-1904.
13. 1904-1905.
14. 1905-1906.
15. 1906-1907.
16. 1907-1908.
17. 1908-1909.
18. 1910-1911.
19. 1911-1912.
20. 1913-1925.
21. 1926-1936.
22. 1936-1937.
23. 1937-1938.
24. 1938-1939.
25. 1939-1940.
26. 1940-1941.
27. 1941-1942.
28. 1942-1943.
29. 1943-1944.
30. 1944-1945.
31. 1945-1946.
32. 1946-1947.
33. 1947-1955.
34. 1956-1958.
35. 1958-1959.
36. 1959-1962.
37. 1962-1963.
38. 1963-1964.
39. 1964-1965.
40. 1965-1966.
41. 1966-1967.
42. 1967-1968.
43. 1968-1969.
44. 1969-1970.
45. 1970-1973.
Box 3: General Alliance and Unitarian Universalist Women's Federation
Folder:
1. Services and hymns for Alliance meetings 1914.
2. Services of worship, no date.
3. Post Office Mission.
4. General Alliance-Study committee reports 1958-1959.
5. General Alliance-Study committee questionnaires.
6. General Alliance-Bylaw revision.
7. Green sheets-Information about the General Alliance.
8. General Alliance-Resolutions and concerns 1955-1961.
9. General Alliance Directory 1959-1960.
10. General Alliance Directory 1961-1962.
11. General Alliance Directory 1962-1963.
12. General Alliance-Annual meeting flyers.
13. "Committees at Work".
14. Alliance of Unitarian Women-Association of Universalist Women Joint meeting 1963.
15. Unitarian-Universalist Women's Federation Conference 1964.
16. Unitarian-Universalist Women's Federation Conference 1965.
17. Unitarian-Universalist Women's Federation Directory 1965-1966.
18. General Alliance-Leadership training.
19. General Alliance-Middle Atlantic Region.
20. General Alliance-Regional Conferences.
21. St. Lawrence District Unitarian-Universalist Women's Federation.
Bound Volumes
1. Minutes 1888-1895.
2. Minutes 1895-1903.
3. Minutes 1904-1913.
4. Minutes 1924-1931.
5. Minutes 1961-1967.
Note: Minutes 1963-1969 in Box 1
6. Scrapbook 1938-1966 -- contains annual reports and printed ephemera.
7. Record of Sociables 1892-1898.
8. Record of Suppers 1906-1915.
9. Record of Suppers 1916-1940.
10. Supper and Luncheon Records 1929-1935.
11. Account books 1924-1930.
12. Account books 1942-1950.
13. Account books 1951-1956.
14. Account books 1957-1963.
15. Checking account -- April 1956-February 1958.
16. Checking account -- March 1958-November 1959.
17. Checking account -- December 1959-September 1961.
18. Checking account -- September 1961-December 1963.
19. Checking account -- December 1963-March 1965.
20. Checking account -- March 1965-June 1966.
Series VI: Layman's league, 1923-1965
Box 1:
Folder:
1. Correspondence, 1923 - 1965.
2. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1923 - 1929.
3. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1930 - 1935.
4. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1936 - 1939.
5. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1940 - 1942.
6. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1943 - 1945.
7. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1946 - 1949.
8. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1950 - 1956.
9. Reports, meeting notices, and ephemera, 1957 - 1959.
10. Minutes, 1923 - 1929.
11. Minutes (bound volume), 1924 - 1946.
12. Minutes, 1947 - 1949.
13. Minutes, 1950 - 1959.
14. Constitution and Bylaws, Rochester Chapter.
15. Constitution and Bylaws, National organization: 1920 edition, 1924 edition, undated
16. Officers, 1947 - 1963.
Bound volumes
1. Accounts, 1928-1965.
2. Checkbook, 1944-1947.
3. Checkbook, 1958-1964.
Series VII: Boy's Evening Home, 1890-1920
Box 1:
Folder:
1. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 189-.
2. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1889 - 1891.
3. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1892 - 1893.
4. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1893 - 1894.
5. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1894 - 1895.
6. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1895 - 1896.
7. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1896 - 1897.
8. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1897 - 1898.
9. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1898 - 1899.
10. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1899 - 1900.
11. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1900 - 1901.
12. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1901 - 1902.
13. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1902 - 1903.
14. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1903 - 1904.
15. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1904 - 1905.
16. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1905 - 1906.
17. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1906 - 1907.
18. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1907 - 1908.
19. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1909 - 1910.
20. Annual reports, treasurers' reports, and ephemera, 1911 - 1912.
21. Kendrick Shedd correspondence, 1908 - 1920.
22. Mailing list, 1918 - 1919.
23. Helper's list, n. d.
24. Testimonials from graduates of the Boy's Evening Home for dedication of Gannett House, 1910.
25. Notes on the history of the Boy's Evening Home
26. Boy's Evening Home Journal, volume 1, numbers 4, 5, and 7; volume 2, number 1, December, 1900.
27. Miscellaneous printed material, n. d.
28. Newspaper clippings.
29. Ribbons and banner; Honor Roll, 1917 - 1918; Field Day, 1915.
Volumes
1. Journal, 1890 - 1894.
2. Journal, 1894 - 1899.
3. Journal, 1899 - 1906.
4. Journal, 1918 - 1919.
5. Constitution and list of members, 1890 - 1892.
6. Attendance record, 1890 - 1892.
7. Lending library record, 1908 - 1909.
8. Basketry Club: membership list and minutes, 1919.
Series VIII: Women's rights material
Box 1:
Folder:
1. Susan B. Anthony correspondence.
2. Emma B. Sweet shorthand notebook; Susan B. Anthony correspondence, December 16, 1895 - January 18, 1895.
3. Emma B. Sweet shorthand notebook, n. d.
4. Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Susan B. Anthony, April 27, 1898; letter to be read at fiftieth anniversary celebration of the 1848 Rochester Women's Rights Convention.
5. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, speech, 1898, typescript. Commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1848 Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention.
6. Abigail Bush to Susan B. Anthony, April 14, 1898; regarding the 1848 Rochester Women's Rights Convention. Susan B. Anthony to William Channing Gannett.
7. William Channing Gannett speech, April 28, 1898. Fiftieth anniversary of the 1848 Rochester Women's Rights Convention.
8. Fiftieth anniversary of the 1848 Rochester Women's Rights Convention. Printed Ephemera.
9. Centennial celebration of 1848 Rochester Women's Rights Convention, Rochester, 1948. Ephemera.
10. Susan B. Anthony: notes on her childhood and early life for Life of Susan B. Anthony, by Ida Husted Harper.
11. Susan B. Anthony: quotation on women's dress and bloomers.
12. Susan B. Anthony: quotation on vitality.
13. Emma B. Sweet: fragmentary manuscript notes.
14. Emma B. Sweet: speech on Susan B. Anthony, February 7, 1945.
15. Emma B. Sweet: speech on Susan B. Anthony's 126th birthday, February 15, 1946. (not given)
16. Speeches about Susan B. Anthony, 1945 and n. d.
17. Notes for dramatic reading about Susan B. Anthony and Anna Howard Shawl
18. Kenneth E. Gell: speech, "Susan B. Anthony - Social Scientist," n.d.
19. Susan B. Anthony obituaries.
20. New York Suffrage Newsletter, April, 1906. Susan B. Anthony memorial number.
21. Mary S. Anthony obituaries.
22. Susan B. Anthony: Birthday celebrations and memorial programs.
23. Susan B. Anthony: Miscellaneous printed material.
24. Women's Rights: Miscellaneous printed material.
25. Susan B. Anthony Memorial Association.
26. Susan B. Anthony Memorial Tower. List of provisional committee.
27. [Anthony Memorial ?] Names of contributors unable to sign roll of honor in person.
Box 2:
Folder:
1. Emma B. Sweet: correspondence.
2. Emma B. Sweet: speech on peace and arbitration, February 9, 1928.
3. Emma B. Sweet: Membership cards and certificates.
4. Rochester Political Equality Club.
5. The Woman's Ethical Club.
6. Woman's Educational and Industrial Union, Rochester, 1895 - 1903.
7. Woman's Peace Fleeting, Rochester, 1904.
8. Declaration of the women of 1948 to the women of 2048.
9. Miscellaneous manuscript notes.
10. National American Woman Suffrage Association Convention, statement of sales of signed photographs of Susan B. Anthony.
11. New York State Suffrage workers; lists of names by county.
12. Chautauqua County Political Equality Club.
13. Northern Chautauqua League of Women Voters.
14. New York State Suffrage Campaign, 1915. Summary of favorable votes by profession.
15. New York State Suffrage Campaign, 1915. Petitions.
16. Elnora Babcock material.
17. Memorial address to Marion Skidmore.
18. Anti-Suffrage printed material.
19. International Woman Suffrage News, July, 1923.
20. Newspaper clippings.
21. Newspaper clippings.
22. Newspaper clippings.
23. Newspaper clippings.
Box 3: Photographs
Folder:
1. Susan B. Anthony.
2. Mary S. Anthony.
3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
4. Emma B. Sweet.
5. Anna Howard Shaw.
6. Miscellaneous Feminists, nineteenth century.
7. Miscellaneous Feminists, early twentieth century.
8. Engraved portraits of miscellaneous feminists.
9. Men.
Box 4: Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings
1888 - 1892
1893 - 1899
1899 - 1904
1899 - 1900
Box 5:
Suffrage convention ribbons and badges.
Silver clasp knife engraved with dates 1886 - 1911; property of Emma B. Sweet. Half-tone printing block: portrait of Elnora Babcock.
Series IX: Photographs
Ministers Folder:
1. William Henry Channing.
2. Frederick W. Holland.
3. Newton Mann.
4. William Channing Gannett.
5. Mary Thorn Lewis Gannett.
6. Edwin A. Rumball.
7. Lawrence R. Plank.
8. David Rhys Williams.
9. William P. Jenkins.
10. Robert N. West.
11. Richard S. Gilbert.
12. Joel Baer.
13. David Sammons.
14. Kenneth Nochel.
15. Prominent laymen.
16. Groups.
Buildings
Folder:
17. Fitzhugh Street Church.
18. Cortland Street Church, exterior views.
19. Cortland Street Church, Wenrich views.
20. Gannett House.
21. Cortland Street Church: interior before renovation.
22. Cortland Street Church: interior after renovation, 1949.
23. Hutchison House.
24. Winton Road Church, interior.
25. Boy's Evening Home.
Oversize Photographs
Rufus Ellis
Myron Holley
William Channing Gannett
Framed Items
William Channing Gannett (2).
Theodore Parker.
Henry Barnard.
David Rhys Williams.
Unidentified man.
William Channing Gannett with Cradle Roll party, June 19, 1915.
Henry Keiper with children at church picnic.
Mary T. L. Gannett with singer. (Paul Robeson)
Outline story of First Unitarian Congregational Society
Pencil and Watercolor rendering
Proposed memorial to Susan B. Anthony by Harwood Dryer, 1945.


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