History & Heritage Prizes

2017-2019 Prize Invitation: Seminarian History Prize $500 awarded in 2017 The Seminarian History prize will be awarded for the best research essay on Unitarian Universalist history. Essays should be approximately 15-25 pages in length, and they must draw on primary sources and be organized around a clear thesis. Persons currently enrolled in an M.Div. program,… Read More »

UUHHS Newsletter posted

December 26, 2016 — With reports on: the recent UU History Convocation in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Oct. 2016); the 2016 hymn contest winner; notes on Canadian UU History Society program on Lotta Hitschmanova; CONVO 2016 photographs; update on the Channing cemetery monument project; invitation for the 2017 Tour to Unitarian Sites in Poland; report on Defying… Read More »

Channing Monument at Mt. Auburn

• The monument to the Rev. William Ellery Channing in Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachussetts needs care. It is stained from pollutants and biological growth. Lichen and green algae obscure the inscription and detract from the once polished white marble. The surfaces are covered with a thin network of cracks. Conservation treatment will stabilize… Read More »