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Georgetown Presbyterian Church and Logansport Presbyterian collection

 Collection
Identifier: L192

Scope and Contents

The collection includes four volumes, two each from the Georgetown Presbyterian Church and the Logansport Presbyterian Church, dated from 1829-1930. The volumes provide information on memberships, administrative activities, and related events. The Logansport record book (1829-1881) also provides some financial information about the church. Miscellaneous items in the collection include a receipt, letters, research notes, and a primary memory verse, dating from 1924-1935 and undated.

Dates

  • 1829-1935

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

A committee of the Presbytery of Indianapolis organized the Georgetown (Brown County) Presbyterian Church in 1845. After not having a minister for 3 years, the church closed in September 1937. The Logansport (Cass County) Presbyterian Church was officially organized in January, 1831. Prior to this date, there was a meeting in December, 1829 recorded in the church record book.

Sources:

Information found within collection.

Mertens, Nova May. "The Georgetown Presbyterian Church." Indiana Magazine of History, December 1, 1952, 431-34. Accessed March 28, 2016. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/imh/article/view/8152/10017.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1999/07/15 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid created 1999/07/15 by Andrea Bean Hough. EAD finding aid revised 2016/03/28 by Laura Eliason.
Title
Georgetown Presbyterian Church and Logansport Presbyterian collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671