1854 - American Unitarian Association president Samuel Kirkland Lothrop addressed a gathering at AUA headquarters about the advantages of planned book publishing, thereby setting in motion the precursor of Beacon Press.
We at Harvard Square Library are saddened to learn of the death this past Friday, March 7, 2014, of the Rev. Dr. Herbert F. Vetter, our founding director. Rev. Vetter passed away on Friday morning, March 7th. He was the Minister at Large at the First Parish in Cambridge, Mass., Unitarian Universalist, from 1967 to 1990. He founded both the Cambridge Forum, a progressive radio program staged at First Parish, as well as the Harvard Square Library, named for the location of the parish which he served for so many years.
I first came to know Herb when I started wor...more