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The history of Congregationalism is intimately bound up with the history of America. At the Congregational Library & Archives, you can learn about the diverse social, cultural, intellectual, spiritual, and civic dimensions of Congregationalism through our programming and diverse collections.

Whether you are interested in exploring primary sources for the first time or an experienced researcher interested in learning more about our collections, your curiosity is a great reason to visit.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the CLA staff at info@14beacon.org.

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What is Congregationalism?

Read the CLA's brief overview of the more than four hundred year history of the Congregational Christian Tradition in North America.

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Digital Archive

Our digitized material covers an array of locations and topics, and we are continuously adding new resources you can access anywhere.

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Upcoming Events

Learn about upcoming Congregational Library & Archives events happening online and at 14 Beacon Street in Boston.

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Congregational Library & Archives on YouTube

The CLA's YouTube channel features videos from our diverse range of programs that help to preserve and share the 400+ year Congregational story.

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Online Catalog

From manuscripts to books, sermons, digitized records, and so much more, search our catalog to discover all the items we hold at the CLA.

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