If you are interested in researching more about the history of our congregation, some of our documents are made available on this page. Much, much more information than you can imagine is archived in the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library.
- "Our First 100 Years", an in depth history written by Marjorie Reade in 1990
- A history written by member Mavis Greene in 1965 for our 100th Anniversary
- The program (including history) for our 75th Anniversary Celebration in 1942
- A "Parish History" of the Ann Arbor Unitarian Church written in 1933
Other Historical Documents
Factoids: A collection of facts extracted from annual reports and board meeting archives by the hard work of Marion Holt and Eppie Potts.
The "Olney Letter": Infamous 1869 letter from Ann Arbor pastors and U of M faculty expressing their fear that the Unitarians might try to get "one of their own men" in as president of the university to spread the "peculiar notions" of Unitarianism.
1895 article from the Ann Arbor Argus about a memorial service held at our church for Frederick Douglass
Follow this link to the "Mini-Histories" presented during our 2014-15 150th anniversary year.