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Sound recordings

Repository: Harvard Divinity School. Andover-Harvard Theological Library. Manuscripts and Archives Department

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection includes an interview about the death of civil rights martyr James Reeb, who was involved with the Selma voting rights movement.

Collection Description (Extant): This collection of sound recordings is varied in scope and content, ranging from sermons and lectures to proceedings of the General Assembly. It also includes tapes of some church services, memorial services, interviews, and major events and conferences. Topics and contexts include: morning prayers from Appleton Chapel at Harvard University, civil rights, capital punishment, spirituality and morality, and the contemporary state and history of Unitarian Universalism. Some tapes have instrumental and/or vocal music performances. Of special interest may be lectures by Huston Smith, James Luther Adams, and a sermon by Dana McLean Greeley.

Date(s): 1955-1995; n.d.

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: bMS 15025

Extent: 4 boxes

Finding Aid URL: http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms15025.html External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: The Unitarian Universalist Association, Student Religious Liberals Records, 1956-1976, contain information on civil rights, including at least one interview on this topic. See: http://www.hds.harvard.edu/library/bms/bms01281.html-.

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights--Religious aspects--Christianity
Clergy
Reeb, James, 1927-1965
Selma to Montgomery Rights March (1965 : Selma, Ala.)
Unitarian Universalists
Violence

Genres:

Interviews
Lectures
Sound recordings

 

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