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September 23

Harvard College

1642 – Harvard College, established in 1636 to train ministers, held its first commencement ceremony in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Although it is now nondenominational, Harvard remains a major educational center for training Unitarian Universalist ministers. Read about the history of Harvard College in Abiel Holmes’s History of Cambridge.

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Fanny Kemble

Kemble, Fanny (1809-1893)

Born in London as a member of a notable acting family, Fanny was able to prevent ... Read More
John Very

Very, Jones (1813-1880)

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Jason Shelton

Shelton, Jason

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Cousins, Norman (1915-1990)

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