|Architectural style||Early Republic, Greek Revival, Other|
|NRHP Reference #||
|Added to NRHP||September 12, 1986|
The house was built on Quincy Street in 1838 by housewright William Saunders for Harvard Professor Daniel Treadwell. Later, from 1849 to 1853, it was home of Harvard's 18th president, the historian Jared Sparks.
The House was purchased by the New Church Theological School and served as the New England training center for Swedenborgian ministers. In 1901 Langford Warren, architect and member of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), designed and oversaw the construction of a chapel. In the 1960s, when the building was sold back to Harvard and the New Church Theological School moved to Newton, MA.
The structure was moved in 1968 from its original site at 48 Quincy Street to its current location at 21 Kirkland Street in order to make room for the construction of Gund Hall.
In addition to the residents noted above, it had served as the private residence of Harvard University's Pusey Minister of Memorial Church and Harvard Divinity School's Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Reverend Peter J. Gomes.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- From Harvard's Graduate School of Design report on the Church of the New Jerusalem (the chapel built in 1901 for the school)
- Bunting, Bainbridge (edited by Margaret Henderson Floyd). Harvard: An Architectural History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998: 240. ISBN 0674372913
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