Tuesday, May 5, 2020


Thank you for supporting the Congregational Library and Archives and helping to preserve America's history!

As part of the nation-wide #GivingTuesday campaign, the Congregational Library and Archives is asking those with a passion for history to contribute to this internationally recognized resource for scholars, religious leaders, and local churches.  The Congregational Library began in 1853 when a small group of Boston clergymen donated 56 books from their personal collections.

Today the Congregational Library & Archives is a thriving center for researchers of all kinds, from professional historians to church members curious about their roots — anyone wanting to understand more about a religious tradition that has deeply informed American culture. The Congregational story is about ordinary people doing extraordinary things, beginning with the seventeenth-century Puritans and continuing on through nineteenth-century abolitionists and social reformers to the work of modern-day Congregational churches toward a just and open society.

The Congregational Library & Archives brings old and new together, carrying forward a tradition of care for the world's future by preserving and interpreting the stories of the past.

This #GivingTuesday, the Congregational Library and Archives is affirming our dedication towards preserving the past asking for your support to help us fulfill our mission. Your contributions will support our remarkable collections and educational programs, alongside our distinctive New England Hidden Histories program.  Your donation helps us identify, digitize, and make freely available the historic records of America's past. Join us on Twitter and Facebook as we spread the word about #GivingTuesday, the Hidden Histories program, and the importance of saving the primary documents of America's past.

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Click on the "Donate" button below. This will take you to the secure PayPal website. In order to better serve our donors, please include "Giving Tuesday" in the Purpose field so we can properly thank you for supporting us.

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The Congregational Library
14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108

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