a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » June 25

June 25

Olympia Brown

1863 – The St. Lawrence Association of Universalists ordained Olympia Brown making her the first woman in America ordained as a minister with full denominational authority. The Harvard Square Library collection includes both a short biography of Brown as well as a digital version of her autobiography.

Series Navigation<< June 24June 26 >>

Notable in UU History
Peter Cooper

Cooper, Peter (1791-1883)

Born in New York City, this inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist had only one year of formal ... Read More
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825-1911)

An important writer and abolitionist, Harper was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 24, 1825. A ... Read More

Maclean, Angus Hector (1892-1969)

A principal Universalist educator in the twentieth century, MacLean was born on Cape Breton Island, Nova ... Read More
Benjamin Peirce

Peirce, Benjamin (1809-1880)

A professor of mathematics, astronomy, and natural philosophy at Harvard from 1833 until his death, Peirce ... Read More