Books and Historical Collections

The Vinton books
a four-volume set containing John Vinton's biographical sketches of missionaries of the American Board

Biographical sketches of the Congregational pastors of New England
a six-volume set by Emerson Davis detailing the successions of ministers in each church through the mid-19th century

Builders of a Commonwealth by Truman O. Douglass
a thirteen-volume chronicle of the early Congregational ministers in Iowa through 1900

An inventory of the records of the particular (Congregational) churches of Massachusetts gathered 1620-1805 by Harold Field Worthley
details the extent and locations of Colonial-era church records

The Churches of Christ of the Congregational Way in New England by Richard H. Taylor
lists the evolution of New England Congregational churches through mergers, closings, and denominational shifts from 1620 through 1989 (and a quick reference page for its column divisions and abbreviations)

New England's Hidden Histories collections
the early manuscript records of Congregational churches, with transcripts in progress