UUWHS Publications

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Following is a listing of publications of the Unitarian Universalist Women’s Heritage Society. These include Worship Services and Occasional Papers and other writings that have been scanned for the website, as well as items presented exclusively on the website. This gives an indication of the work of UUWHS, and notes the items on this website. The items are listed alphabetically by title. We are hoping to scan a few more items onto the website.

Title Date Description Author Notes
1996 – 2005 Calendars 1996-2005 The material from the calendars is included in Unitarian and Universalist Women: Liberating History
Anita Trueman Pickett: Free thought preacher 1995 Lecturer, poet, labor advocate, minister. Bumstine, Lyn Online
Anna Garlin Spencer: “The Three-Fold Path of Life” 1995 Peebles, Linda
Anna Tilden Gannett: Authority beside the pulpit Spouse of Rev. Ezra Stiles, Gannett creates authority in a situation that offered little power. Wider, Sarah
Balancing the Vocational Divide: Anna Garlin Spencer on women, work and the family 1995 First woman professor at Meadville Theological School, minister, social reformer. Sikes, Tanya Online
Boston Women Who Worked for Racial Justice 1993 Emerson, Dorothy
Brief History of the Work of Universalist Women, A: 1869-1955 1955 1993 1997 First published in 1955, revised by UU Women’s Federation in 1993, Reprinted by UUWHS in 1997. Folsom, Ida; Ellen Spencer, ed
Cameo Life Stories Writing Guide for Everywoman Complete guide to writing memoirs, with questions to help women recall, organize, and record precious memories. Linzer, Deborah Hansen Book
Cameo Life Stories Writing Guide for Everywoman: Workbook Workbook with 3 ring binder, 10 sections of questions and introductory letters for organizaing your life story.
Confession of Faith, A (Song) 1994 Adapted from A Confession of Faith by Anita Trueman Pickett
Crusader for Freedom: Life of Lydia Maria Child Vivid profile of one of the most influenceial women of the 19th century. Hardcover, Beacon Press. Deborah Pickman Clifford Clifford, Deborah Pickman Book
Debate Goes On, The: The historical debare concerning women in ministry 1998 Emerson, Dorothy
Dorothy Spoerl Biographic information, excerpts Zidowecki, Helen
Dr. Emily Howard Stowe: A most remarkable daughter Canadian physician and women’s rights activist Killoran, Maureen
Elizabeth Moore Manwell: At May Memorial Unitarian Society 2001 Religious Educator who, in partnership with Sophia Lyon Fahs, pioneered a new philosophy of teaching religious education. Baker, Lisa
Emily Frances Fletcher: New England botanist 2000 Downey, Jean; Harman, Marian
Exploration of the Friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, An UU Historical Society Hoist, Mary-Ella
Exhortation 1813 From The Female Christian Barns, Lucy Online
F.E.Harper Worship Service 1995
Failure is Impossible (Worship) 1995 Celebrates the 75th anniversary of the passaage of the 19th amendment, granting women the right to vote. Worship Online
Fair Women, The: Women at the 1893 World Parliament of Religions Johnson, David
For a Woman to Speak in Church: The proud colling of Augusta Jane Chapin 1997 Second woman ordained to Universalist ministry. Laucher, Phlox
Foster Sisters of Montreal, The 2002 Writings of active participants in 19th century literary, religious and benevolent life of Montreal. MacDonald, Mary Lu Online
Free and Natural Unfolding on Our Highest Power, The: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and the moral education of children 1997 Founder of American kindergartens. LaRiviere, Katherine
Friendship Across the Color Line: Celia Parker Woolley and Fannie Barrier Williams 1997 Breaking the “color line” of the Chicago Women’s Club. Lee, Koby
From Gloucester to Philadelphia in 1790 Observations, anecotes and thoughts from the 18th century letters. Soft-cover book, 338 pages. Judith Sargent Murray Society. Smith, Bonnie Hurd Book
Genuine Friendship, A 1993 Goodwin, Joan
Goddesses, Witches, and the Paradigm Shift Dramatic readings, including one of four famous Unitarian universalist women. Ideal for use as worship service. (not UUWHS) Bowman, Meg, ed Book
Harriot Kezia Hunt: Physician of Body, Mind and Soul 2001 First American woman to practice medicine. Duncan, Sarah
Heritage Poem Carr, Sarah Pratt Online
Herstory Comes to Life (Worship) 1990 Worship Online
Hundred Years Hence, A (Worship) 1996 Addresses past, present, future. Worship Online
Hundred Years Hence, A: SGM Small Group Ministry quote Zidowecki, Helen Online
In the Parsonage, In the Parish: Experiences of Nineteenth Century Unitarian Ministers’ Wives Exploration of roles and experiences. Mace, Emily Online
Influence of Catherine Helen Spence of Social and Politcal Reform in South Australia: 1860-1910. 1996 Samsom, Diana
Inspiration from the Past (Play) Written by girls in May Memorial UU Church, Syracuse, 5/1/1994 Online
Joining Hands Around the World–Women Making Peace (Worship) General Assembly. Visitors from the past share their work for peace as empowerment for today’s efforts to create a peaceful world. 2002 Goodwin, Joan; Emerson, Dorothy Online
Judith Sargent Murray Gleaner Online
Judith Sargent Murry (Video?) By UU minister who discovered Judith Sargent Murray’s letterbooks. Includes discovery story and introduces Judith Sargent Murray, feminist, essayist, dramatist, wife of Universalist minister John Murray. 35 minutes. Gibson, Gordan
Ladies’ Repository, The: Sisterhood of Universalists 1998 Goodwin, Joan
Let Us Now Praise Universalist Women (Worship) Biographies of historic Universalist women. Includes a children’s story. Hymn texts written by Universalist women. 1993 Online
Let Us Now Praise Universalist Women, SGM Small Group Ministry quote Zidowecki, Helen Online
Letters I Left Behind, The: Letter Book 10 First of 23 Letter Books to be published. Review Smith, Bonnie Hurd Online
Middle School Named after Abolitionist Maria Chapman Newspaper article, Weymouth (MA) News Online
More Than Common Powers of Perception The diary of Elizabeth Rogers Mason Cabot, a woman who led a typical life in 19th century Boston. Hardcover. Beacon Press
Music: Confession of Faith, A (Worship) Anthem for four voices. Setting of lyrics by Anita Truernan Pickett. “To realize the divine in my soul; to see and worship the Divine in all else; this is my life, my faith, my religion.” Cobb, Lil
Music: Standing Before Us (Worship) Women’s History theme song. Ideal for group singing. Eagleheart, Carole Etzer
Notable Universalist and Unitarian Women, 7th ed. Listing of over 450 historical Universalist and Unitarian women with brief description of their lives and writings. Online
Olympia Brown: Minister of Social Reform 1992 Universalist minister and women’s rights advocate. Nichols, Claudia
Oral History as an Intergenerational Religious Education Program 1992 Includes Oral History Guidelines. Complete information on how to do oral history as an all-church project.
Outcome of This Faith: How Universalism Changed History in the Person of Mary Ashton Livermore, The 1995 Mary Ashton Livermore, Lecturer, abolitionist, suffragist, Sanitary Commission leader in Civil War. O’Connell, Daniel Online
Pilgrimage to the Birthplace of Women Emerson, Dorothy
Reading on the Life of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (Worship) The story of an African American involved in the women’s suffrage movement. Told by two narrators and Frances Harper herself, with excerpts from her poems and novel.
Re-Centering Our Religious History (Worship) 1992 Imaginative interview format featuring dialog recreated from their writings, including social action, role of religion in society, confronting racism, advice to today’s women.
Reflections of Women in the Ministry: Eleanor Gordon -Religious teacher and inspirer of things ethical and spiritual Analysis of the sermons of this member of the “Iowa Sisterhood” of Unitarian ministers. Doege, Lisa
Representative Women 1992 Emerson, Dorothy
Sarah Edgarton Mayo: More than a “Sweet Singer of God’s Unbounded Love” 1996 Ladies Repository contributor, author. l Gemmill, Eva
Singing, Shouting, Celebrating Unitarian and Universalist Women (Worship) Young woman learns about historical origins of today’s justice movements and the crucial role played by UU women. Includes 13 hymns and songs, with words by UU women.
Standing Before Us Anthology of writings and biographies of UU women engaged in social reform, 1776-1936. UUA Bookstore Emerson, Dorothy, ed. Book
Standing Before Us (Song) Song (50+copies) Eagleheart, Carole Etzer
Stirring the Sagas: What Canadian Connections Do Various Canadian women, and the experiences of US women related to women. UUWHS Annual Meeting 2002. Baros-Johnson, Irene; Greenhavens, Eliz. Online
Tale of Beatrix Potter, The 1995 Environmental work of the famous children’s book author and illustrator. By Ann MacConnachie MacConnachie, Ann
They Showed the Way – The Way Leads On (Worship) 1998 Acknowledges contributions from the early feminist movement and limitations around race and class issues. Online
Tribute to Phoebe Ann Coffin Hanaford (Worship), A 1998 A dramatic reading about the first woman minister in New England. Online
Uncovering Your Church’s History of Women 2004 Coeyman, Barbara
Unitarian Influence on Elizabeth Peabody and American Kindergartens, The 1996 Founder of American kindergartens, transcendentalist. Edwards, June
Unitarian Universalist Women’s Heritage Trail: Boston Describes 22 sites relating to historic UU women. Jaronski, Christine
Universalist & Unitarian Women Ministers, 2nd Ed. Biographical dictionary of women ministers from the past. UU Historical Society. Hitchings, Catherine F. Book
Universalist Catechism, A First published in 1792. Reprint edition, with introduction by Bonnie Hurd Smith
Voices from the Past (Worship) 1990 Women speak their own words about struggle and hope, vocation, faith, theology. 1990
Voices of Courage (Worship) 2001 Honors the 150th anniversary of Sojourner Truth’s “Aren’t I a Woman?” speech, at the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention at the Universalist church in Akron, and President Frances Gage, who permitted Truth to speak. Arnold, Nancy; Edington, Rose; Grigolia, Mary Online
Woman of Firsts, A: The ministry of Florence Buck 2003 Unitarian minister/pioneer religious educator was the first woman to serve as the executive secretary of the American Unitarian Association’s Department of Relgious Education. Ziemer, Melissa
Women & Religion: Deep Roots and Hidden History SGM Small Group Ministry Zidowecki, Helen Online
Women and Religion: Deep Roots and Hidden History (Worship) 1997 Honors the 20th anniversary of the General Assembly’s Women and Religion Resolution. Voices of the past inform each element of the resolution and challenge traditional religion. 1997 Online
Women Blazing Trails (Worship) 1994 Brief introductions to women who were pioneers in various professional fields followed by their own words. 1994 Online
Women Blazing Trails, SGM Small Group Ministry quote Zidowecki, Helen Online
Women of the South (Worship) First-person stories . 2000 Online
Women of the West (Worship) 1999 Features vignettes and words 1999 Online
Women of the West, SGM Small Group Ministry quote Zidowecki, Helen Online
Women’s Heritage Worship Resource Packet (Worship) Readings, hymns, and sermons by historic Unitarian and Universalist women.
Women’s History: Dramatic Readings Dramatic readings, including one on Mary Wollistonecraft, Hot Flash Press. Bowman, Meg, ed
Women’s Rights Anniversary Celebration, 1998-2000 Paper
Women’s Rights Anniversary Celebration, 1998-2000 (Video) Documents local efforts to celebrate Universalist and Unitarian women active in the antislavery and women’s suffrage movements as well as more current human rights causes. 22 minutes. Comes with resource booklet. Video
Writing from The Gleaner Volume 111, No. LXXXVIII Murray, Judith
Analysis of the sermons of this member of the “Iowa Sisterhood” of Unitarian ministers.