New England's Hidden Histories

Congregational church records are an unparalleled source of information about the religious activities of the early colonists, and about many other aspects of early American life as well.
The Congregational Library, in partnership with the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale is currentlypreserving these records and making them available to the public. LEARN MORE >

Transcribe an 18th-Century Document

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Join us for an hour of poetry and discussion with Charles H. Harper. Chuck is a local theologian, teacher, and widely published poet who "invite[s] the audience into the conversation."

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Central Congregational Church in Philadelphia, PA was established in 1864; the congregation remained independent, but had a strong affinity to Congregational Christian denomination.

Learn more about these two esteemed teachers through their correspondence and the writings of others.


Collection on James Mullenbach, 1870-1935, 1962

We are pleased to announce the availability of three new New England's Hidden Histories collections

Joseph Edwin Roy was a minister, minister, and prominent abolitionist in the Chicago area.