Staughton Lynd Papers, 1940-1977

Contents List

Container Title
Micro 210
Series: Part 1, the Original Collection, 1902-1959
Reel   1
Church covenant and records of christening of children and confirmation of adults
Mss 297
Series: Part 2, the 1976 Additions, 1878-1976
Subseries: Organization
Box   1
Folder   1
Articles of Association, 1879, February 19
Box   1
Folder   2
Articles of Incorporation, 1970
Box   1
Folder   3
Standing Rules and Policies, 1937-1975
Box   1
Folder   4
Operations Manual, draft (1974?)
Box   1
Folder   5
Questionnaires for denominational organizations, 1883-1884, 1941
Box   1
Folder   6
Lists of trustees, terms expiring 1929-1940
Box   1
Folder   7
Executive Board and committee rosters, 1937-1941, 1943-1944, 1951, 1954-1957, 1959-1962, 1965-1967, undated
Box   1
Folder   8
Lists of organizations and committees, 1959-1961, 1965, 1967, undated
Subseries: Administration
Trustees and parish, minutes of meetings
Box   1
Folder   9-11
1879-1918
Box   2
Folder   1
1918-1927
Box   2
Folder   2
Parish meetings, summaries of minutes, 1892-1927
Box   2
Folder   3
Parish meetings, minutes, 1906-1921
Box   2
Folder   4-8
Parish meetings, minutes and related reports and papers, 1929, 1937-1945, 1950, 1952-1955, 1958-1965, 1968, 1976
Box   3
Folder   1-5
Executive Board, minutes and related reports and papers, 1937-1944; 1951, June-1971, August; 1974, May-1976, February
Subseries: Correspondence
Box   23
Folder   3
Scrapbook, letters and clippings, 1878-1886
General correspondence
Box   3
Folder   6-8
1882, March 9-1889, June 4; 1907, October 10-1919, November 4
Box   4
Folder   1
1920, January 15-1929, December 18
Box   4
Folder   2
1930, February 3-1939, December
Box   4
Folder   2
Madison Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy, 1938, April 1
Box   4
Folder   3
1940, January 10-1944, November 30; 1946, January 7-25; 1946, November 20-1948, June 19; 1952, February 20-March 17; undated
Box   4
Folder   4
Dismissal and replacement of the Rev. Rupert Holloway, 1937, June 17-1938, February 17; 1940, February 26-1942, January 7
Box   4
Folder   5
Mailings and newsletters, 1938, April 21; 1940, January 10-1945, September; 1948, November; 1951, October-1953, February 11; 1956, January 21-December 19; 1966, September 14
Subseries: Finance
Cash accounts and subscription lists
Box   4
Folder   6-7
1895-1904
Box   5
Folder   1
1905-1906
Box   20
Folder   1
Ledger, 1907
Box   20
Folder   2
Journal, 1908-1910
Box   5
Folder   2-3
Cash accounts, 1911-1930
Ledger
Box   20
Folder   3
1915-1925
Box   21
Folder   1
1955-1960
Journal
Box   21
Folder   2-3
1935, March-1951, August
Box   22
Folder   1-4
1951, September-1963, January
Box   23
Folder   1
1963, February-1965, October
Treasurer's reports
Box   5
Folder   4-8
1908-1921, 1927-1945, 1947-1961
Box   6
Folder   1
1961, September-1968, February; 1971, August; 1974, May-1976, February
Box   6
Folder   2
Budget proposals, 1958-1968
Subseries: Fund-Raising
Box   6
Folder   3
Correspondence and related reports and papers, 1952, October 19-1968, January 15; 1974-1975
Box   6
Folder   4
Canvass mailings and pledge forms, 1909-1911; 1937, December 1; 1952, April 25-1968, October 3; undated
Box   6
Folder   5
Canvassers' instructions, 1959, October 13-1967, October 22; undated
Box   6
Folder   6
Development Fund campaign, 1956-1957
Building Fund campaign
Box   6
Folder   7
Correspondence and lists of potential donors, 1962, March 26-May 5
Box   6
Folder   8
Manuals
Box   7
Folder   1
Status of pledges, 1963, April 1-1964, April 1
Box   7
Folder   2
Delinquencies, 1962, July 1-1964, March
Box   7
Folder   3
Legacy of Emma Mercer, 1914, January 31-September 26; 1919, January 8-April 23
Box   7
Folder   4
Contributions in memory of Benjamin Bull, 1964, April 10-May 2
Subseries: Property
Box   7
Folder   5
Organ purchase, 1945; 1955, April 10; 1964, October 12-1965, June 3; 1968, January 15-1971, April 4
Box   7
Folder   6
Construction and financing of meeting house, 1949, January 6-1953, July 15
Box   7
Folder   7
Inquiries about meeting house, 1951, February 23-1969, April 1; undated
Box   7
Folder   8
Olson house legacy, 1951, March 27-1953, September 2
Box   7
Folder   9-10
Buildings and Grounds Committee, “Summary Report,” 1965, September 11; building expansion, , 1961-1968
Box   7
Folder   11
Records of real estate transactions, 1951, July 27-1964, September 16
Box   7
Folder   12
Relocation and taxation of parsonage, correspondence, 1963, May-1969, July 7
Subseries: Services and Ministerial
Programs of Sunday (11:00 A.M.) services
Box   7
Folder   13
1882-1886, 1918, 1936-1938; 1941, March-1942, February; 1945-1949; 1951, September-1952, December 28
Box   8
Folder   1-4
1953, January 4-1960, April 24
Box   9
Folder   1-4
1960, May 1-1966, September 24
Box   10
Folder   1
1966, October 2-1968, August 25
Religion for Today, WIBA radio talks
Box   10
Folder   2-7
1951, November 18-1963, December 29
Box   11
Folder   1-6
1964, January 5-1972, December 31
Box   12
Folder   1-3
1973, February 11-1976, February 25
Box   12
Folder   4-5
Requests for copies of radio talks, 1952, February 10-1956, June 24
Box   12
Folder   6
Clippings on early meetings, 1880-1886
Box   12
Folder   7
Sermons by Max Gaebler, 1957, November 12-1971, January 24; undated
Special events
Box   12
Folder   8
Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration, program, 1929, February 15-17
Box   12
Folder   8
“Just Foolin',” program of Sunday School skit, 1939, April
Box   12
Folder   8
Installation of Kenneth Patton, program, 1942, February 1
Box   12
Folder   8
“The Life Cycle,” sermon by Fred I. Cairns, 1946, December 29
Box   12
Folder   8
“Perfectibility,” play by Peggy Ramsperger, incomplete text, performed 1954, April 3
Box   12
Folder   8
Memorial tribute to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1959, April 12
Box   12
Folder   8
Unitarian Fellowship of Beloit, program, 1962, May 13
Box   12
Folder   8
“The Communion of the Free,” sermon by John F. Hayward, 1965, November 21
Box   12
Folder   8
Memorial tribute to Rosamond Eliot Rice, 1970, April 19
Box   12
Folder   8
Memorial tribute to Betty Holt Doremus, 1970, June 1
Box   12
Folder   8
United Holy Church of American (Negro), program for Eleventh Annual Convocation
Box   12
Folder   8
“Architecture and Worship,” sermon by Fred I. Cairns, First Unitarian Church, Hamilton, Ontario
Box   12
Folder   9
Summer services, correspondence and schedules, 1952, June 8-1972
Box   12
Folder   10
“Memorandum on the Preparation of Religious Services,” by Max Gaebler
Subseries: Social Action Committee
Correspondence and related papers
Box   12
Folder   11
1951, December-1958, January 24; 1959, November 28-1962, December 8
Box   12
Folder   11
“Does Democracy Work in Wisconsin?” paper by Margaret Curti, 1954
Box   13
Folder   1-2
1963, January 6-1970, August 8; undated
Box   13
Folder   3
Madison Area Council of Churches, Social Concerns Committee, incoming correspondence, 1964, December 16-1965, June 10
Box   13
Folder   4
Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), correspondence, 1965, January 23-1966, March 11
Box   13
Folder   5
Notebook of Frances Bicknell, 1963
Unitarian Universalist Association, mailings
Box   13
Folder   6
Commission on Religion and Race, 1963, August-1965, December; undated
Box   13
Folder   7
Committee on Aging
Box   13
Folder   8
Department of Social Responsibility, 1964, December-1966, May 3; undated
Box   13
Folder   9
Fellowship for Social Justice, 1960, July-1966, May; undated
Box   13
Folder   10
Freedom Fund
Box   13
Folder   11
International Cooperation Year, United Nations, 1965
Box   13
Folder   12
Miscellany, 1962, May 26-1966, May; undated
Box   13
Folder   13
Other Unitarian churches, mailings and publications, 1962, May 26-1966, May; undated
Subseries: Meeting House Nursery School
Box   14
Folder   1
Prospectus, 1950, August 15
Box   14
Folder   2
Dismissal of Gehrta Amlie (Mrs. Thomas, director), 1953, September 4-1954, May 5
Box   14
Folder   3
Correspondence, 1954, June 23-1956, December 4; undated
Box   14
Folder   4
Committee minutes and reports, 1962, September; 1965, August 9-September 13; 1972, February 15
Box   14
Folder   5
Reorganization, 1974, February-1976, January 28
Box   14
Folder   6
Proposal for a co-operative
Box   14
Folder   7
Budget, 1954-1956, 1965-1969, 1972-1974, undated
Box   23
Folder   2
Journal, 1951, September-1953, August
Box   14
Folder   8
Treasurer's reports, 1950-1951, 1953-1954
Box   14
Folder   9
Tuition: Charges in Madison nursery schools, 1975-1976
Box   14
Folder   10
Newsletters and mailings, 1952, Dec. 15-1971, December; 1974, March; undated
Box   14
Folder   11
Brochures
Box   14
Folder   12
Staff job descriptions, 1969, September-1970, September; undated
Box   14
Folder   13
Madison Nursery School Association, newsletters
Box   14
Folder   14
Community Coordinated Child Care in Dane County, 1971, January
Box   14
Folder   15
Week of the Young Child, 1971, March 18-May 3; undated
Box   14
Folder   16
Project Head Start, leaflets
Subseries: Other Committees and Groups
Box   14
Folder   17
Art Fellowship, 1954, July 1
Box   14
Folder   18
Channing Club, minutes and program, 1886, October 26-1894, April 22
Box   14
Folder   19
Channing Murray Club, correspondence, 1958, August 2-1959, March 9
Box   14
Folder   20
Committee X, correspondence and financial records, 1952, September 13-1954, August 14; undated
Contemporary Club
Box   14
Folder   21
Minutes and brochure, 1880-1886
Box   14
Folder   22
Minutes and clipping, 1895-1904, undated
Box   15
Folder   1
Dance Fellowship, 1952, October-1954, January; 1972-1973; undated
Box   15
Folder   2
Film Series, 1953
Box   15
Folder   3
Friends of the Meeting House, 1975, December 15-1976, January 18
Box   15
Folder   4
Holiday Fair, 1961-1963, 1965-1966
Box   15
Folder   5
“Land of Our Fathers,” statement of the purpose of the program
Laymen's League
Box   15
Folder   6
Minutes, 1926, September 24-1932, March
Box   15
Folder   7
Correspondence and lists of members, 1928, October 13-1930, May 5; 1958-1960; undated
Box   15
Folder   8
Lend-a-Hand Club, constitution, minutes, financial records, 1908, Jan. 12-1911, April 18
Box   15
Folder   9
Madison Unitarian Youth, 1952, November 16-1967, September; undated
Box   15
Folder   10
Meeting House Square Dancers, 1956-1958
Membership Committee
Box   15
Folder   11
Minutes and correspondence, 1952, March 26-1968, October 17; undated
Box   15
Folder   12
Lists of members, subscribers, and affiliates, 1928, 1931-1941, 1952-1954, 1958, 1961, 1971
Box   15
Folder   13
Nominating Committee, correspondence and lists of nominees, 1930-1931, 1942-1943, 1956-1970
Box   15
Folder   14
Personnel Committee, survey of terms of employment in Madison area churches
Box   15
Folder   15
Poetry readings, prospectus and minutes, 1900-1905
Box   16
Folder   1
Publicity Committee, correspondence and flyers, 1952, January 10-1958, February 12
Box   16
Folder   2
Pulpit Committee, correspondence, 1951, December 20-1952, April 20; undated
Box   16
Folder   3
Religious Services Committee, 1952, January 20-1967, September 9; undated
Box   16
Folder   4
Scandinavian Spring Festival, 1953, April 10
Service Committee
Box   16
Folder   5
Correspondence and lists of donors, 1955-1966
Box   16
Folder   6
Mailings to potential donors, 1956, January 19-1966, March 5
Box   16
Folder   7
Mailings from the national committee, 1945, 1955-1960, undated
Box   16
Folder   8
Requests for local volunteers
Sunday School
Box   16
Folder   9
Committee on the Sunday School, record book, 1906-1908
Box   16
Folder   10
Religious Education Committee, reports, 1956-1972,undated
Box   16
Folder   11
Town Meeting, programs and mailings, 1940, May 9-1941, May 29
Box   16
Folder   12
Unity Club, minutes, 1931, September 27-1933, January 8
Women's Alliance
Box   16
Folder   13
Correspondence and financial records, 1911-1939
Box   16
Folder   14-15
Minutes, 1884-1902
Box   17
Folder   1-4
Minutes, 1902-1938
Box   17
Folder   5
Treasurer's accounts, 1925-1936
Box   17
Folder   6
Young People's Guild, programs, 1912-1913, 1940, May-1941, October
Subseries: Denominational Affairs
Wisconsin Conference of Unitarian (and Independent) Societies
Box   17
Folder   7
Records, 1867-1892
Box   18
Folder   1-2
Records, 1874-1903
Box   18
Folder   3
Minutes, resolution, programs, and clippings, 1881-1886, 1895, 1900, 1903, undated
Box   18
Folder   4
Western Unitarian Conference, programs, 1883, 1941
Box   18
Folder   5
Western Unitarian Sunday School Society, letter and questionnaire, 1886, April 1
Box   18
Folder   6
North Central Conference, clippings and list of members, 1955, October 18; 1958-1959
American Unitarian Association, mailings
Box   18
Folder   7
Election of president, 1958, March 27-April 28
Box   18
Folder   8
Merger with Universalists, 1959, March 10-1960, May
Unitarian Ministers' Association (UMA), presidency of Max Gaebler
Box   18
Folder   9
Correspondence, 1954, May 7; 1960, May 9-1961, April 28
Box   19
Folder   1
Minutes and related papers, 1960, May 19-December 29; undated
Box   19
Folder   2
Series of readings
Box   19
Folder   3
UMA Papers: “Funerals and Memorials”
Box   19
Folder   4
Newsletter, 1960, May; 1960, October 1-1961, March 1
Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), chairmanship of North Central Conference
Box   19
Folder   5
Correspondence, 1961, November 13-December 21; 1962, September 26
Box   19
Folder   6
Brochures, manuals, and printed forms
Box   19
Folder   7
UUA, Department of Overseas and Interfaith Relations, Max Gaebler, chairman, clippings, 1963-1964
Box   19
Folder   8
UUA, Central Midwest District, newsletter and program, 1966, May; 1975, November
Series: Part 3, the 1981 Additions, 1951-1980
Subseries: Organization
Box   24
Folder   1
Directory, Members and Affiliates, with supplements, 1977, 1978
Subseries: Administration
Box   24
Folder   1
Executive Board , minutes, resolutions and “Reports to the Parish,” 1976-1976
Box   24
Folder   1
Parish Council, minutes and “Reports to the Parish,” nominations for election, 1976-1979
Subseries: Correspondence
Box   24
Folder   2-5
Newsletters and attachments, 1976, March 31-1979, December 26
Subseries: Finance
Box   24
Folder   6
Budget Reports, 1974-1977, 1975-1976
Box   24
Folder   6
Treasurer's Reports, yearly and monthly, 1975, Nov.-1976, April; 1975, Nov.-1976, Oct.; 1976, March; 1976, Oct.; 1977, Nov
Subseries: Fundraising
Box   24
Folder   6
“Budget Canvas” Director's Report, 1976-1978
Box   24
Folder   6
Unitarian Society Foundation, reports, brochure and letters, 1979
Subseries: Property
Oversize Folder   1
Plans, “Country Church for the First Unitarian Society, Madison, Wisconsin,” Frank Lloyd Wright, 1948
Note: Eleven sheets, numbered 1-9 and lA and 5A. For index, see “list of sheets,” on sheet 1.
Box   24
Folder   6
Prairie Site Committee, reports, 1967?, 1978
Subseries: Services and Ministerial
Radio talks, transcripts of Religion for Today, Sunday morning broadcasts by Max Gaebler, minister, or Gertrude Lindener, assistant minister
Box   24
Folder   7-9
1976, January 9-1978, December 17
Box   24
Folder   10
1979, January 9-December 16
“Special Events”
Box   24
Folder   11
“The Communion of the Free,” sermon by John Hayward at Central Midwest District Conference, 1965, November 21
Box   24
Folder   11
“Martin Buber: the Life of Dialogue,” address by Rabbi Manfred Swarzensky, 1978, February 19
Box   24
Folder   11
“Twenty-five years of Impact,” magazine article, and invitation, commemorating Max Gaebler's 25th year as Society minister, 1978, February
Box   24
Folder   11
“The Arts and the Art of Worship,” conference brochure, 1979, October 11-14
Box   24
Folder   11
Biography and clipping re Ellsworth Smith, speaker at Society, undated
Subseries: Meeting House Nursery School
Box   24
Folder   12
“Learning Through Play,” letter to Society, 1976
Subseries: Other Committees and Groups
Box   24
Folder   12
Friends of the Meeting House, mailings, 1976, undated
Box   24
Folder   12
Social Concerns Committee, description, 1977, January
Box   24
Folder   12
Sunday School, yearly programs, 1976-1980
Box   24
Folder   12
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, description, 1977, January
Subseries: Denominational Affairs
Box   25
Folder   1
American Universalist Association, correspondence, resolutions, directory, questionnaires, 1952-1961
Box   25
Folder   2
Unitarian Universalist Association, newsletters, correspondence, questionnaires, conference brochures, resolutions and committee reports, 1961-1969
Box   25
Folder   3
Western Unitarian Conference, by-laws, reports and conference brochures, 1952-1969
Box   25
Folder   3
Midwest Unitarian Universalist Conference, conference brochures, 1963-1964
Box   25
Folder   4
Central Midwest District, correspondence, cash and committee reports, conference brochures and minutes, founding documents, including suggested and approved by-laws, 1963-1969
Box   25
Folder   5
North Central Council, by-laws, correspondence, conference brochures and minutes, member listings, 1951-1969