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March 9

Samuel Kirkland Lothrop

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. Read about the history of Beacon Press in a biography of publisher Melvin Arnold.

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Foote, Arthur II (1911-1999)

Biographical Introduction Arthur Foote II, minister for 25 years of Unity Church in St. Paul, Minnesota, ... Read More
Joseph Stevens Buckminster

Buckminster, Joseph Stevens (1784-1812)

Joseph Stevens Buckminster, a son of the Rev. Dr. Joseph Buckminster of Portsmouth, N.H., was born ... Read More
Charles William Wendte

Wendte, Charles William (1844-1931)

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Lee, Alfred McClung and Elizabeth Briant (1906-1992; 1908-1999)

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