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Methodist Episcopal Church


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

First Methodist Episcopal Church of Goshen, Indiana history

 Collection — Folder: S2358
Identifier: S2358
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of the typewritten manuscript "Goshen, Indiana Methodist Episcopal Church History" by Charles W. Foulks. Dated February 5, 1933 and written for the church's centenary celebration, the twenty-six page document provides a general history of Methodism in Elkhart County preceding the establishment of a church building, reviews the structures occupied by the church, and recounts significant moments in the church's history, such as its hosting the North Indiana...
Dates: 1933/02/05

Harry E. Lewis papers

 Collection — Folder: S0830
Identifier: S0830
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of Harry E. Lewis's family documents and includes the Society of Friends marriage certificate of Samuel Cox and Lydia Kenworthy (1837/11/02); a Sons of Temperance certificate of membership of Thomas Brooks (1848/05/29); certificates from the Methodist Episcopal Church appointing Thomas Brooks a deacon (1851/10/12) and an elder (1855/09/16); Madison Yount's discharge paper from Company H, Indiana 22nd Regiment (1864/08/15); records of the marriage of James...
Dates: 1837-1888

John Mitchell, "Incidents of Methodism in Central Indiana" manuscript

 Collection — Folder: S2288
Identifier: S2288
Scope and Contents This collection includes a handwritten copy of "Incidents of Methodism in Central Indiana," a manuscript compiled by John Mitchell of Colfax, Indiana circa 1882. The manuscript relates information regarding general conferences, annual conferences, and camp meetings of the Methodist Episcopal Church held from 1831 to 1882 and Mr. Mitchell occasionally offers his personal experiences and insights regarding ministers and the various church meetings.
Dates: circa 1882

John S. Winchester collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1442
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence ranging from 1863 to 1873 and sent by family and church associates to Rev. John S. Winchester of Greensburg, Indiana. The collection also includes invitations to weddings, anniversary celebrations, and graduations received by the Winchester family between 1869 to 1895.
Dates: 1863-1895

Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church history

 Collection — Folder: S2155
Identifier: S2155
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Marion County, Indiana," a Federal Writers Project completed in December 1935 by Emile Walli. The history includes a copy of a letter from Harry O. Garman, Record Stewart of the Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church, that certified the accuracy of Walli's record. The topics covered include the organization of the early church, communion service, church buildings and sites, and sketches showing locations of the...
Dates: 1935

North Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder: S2280
Identifier: S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated

Walker family collection

Identifier: L369
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, various documents, photographs, and memorabilia from the Walker family of New Albany, Indiana. The collection contains Francis Walker's Clermont (Ohio) Academy writings; his and his wife Mary's family correspondence (1851-1913); his correspondence from other Methodist ministers and DePauw University officials (1860s-1910); his and Mary's writings (1848-1901); and some letters and documents of his father, James Walker (1820-1837). The bulk of...
Dates: 1820-1988, undated