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Notable American Unitarians, 1936-1961

This collection of more than 150 illustrated biographies details the lives of more than 150 twentieth-century Unitarians who have made a significant contribution to American and international life and culture. Figures represented include May Sarton, Frank Lloyd Wright, Adlai Stevenson, Béla Bartók, Margaret Laurence, Roger Baldwin, Pete Seeger, Linus Pauling, and Albert Schweitzer, among others.


Notable in UU History
Henry Bergh

Notable American Unitarians: Social Change – Henry Bergh

Henry Bergh, 1811-1888 Born in New York City, Henry and a brother ran their retired father’s ... Read More
Lilian Steichen Sandburg

Sandburg, Lillian Steichen (1883-1977)

"To My Wife and Pal, Lilian Steichen Sandburg‚" was the dedication line in Carl Sandburg's first ... Read More
George Ripley

Ripley, George (1802-1880)

A brilliant scholar, George Ripley is best known as the Transcendentalist who founded the utopian community at ... Read More

Peirce, Charles Sanders (1839-1914

In the early 1870s, a small group of young men formed a Harvard Square circle for ... Read More