Scope and Contents
This collection includes photostat copies of the record book of the Harrisburg Christian Church of Fayette County, Indiana, with entries ranging from 1865 to 1917 regarding church officers, church membership rolls, the July 18, 1906 all day church meeting, and church board meeting minutes. The collection also includes a copy of "The Christian Church, Harrisburg, Fayette County, Indiana, September 23, 1865 to November 8, 1917," a typewritten 29-page transcription of the church records presented in 1975 by Mrs. Albert E. Jarvis for the Jonathan Jennings Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Mrs. Jarvis added a table of contents and a detailed index to the transcription and Mrs. Thomas M. Egan, State Regent, and Mrs. Carl C. Cowen, State Chairman of the Genealogical Records Committee of the DAR are also listed on the title page.
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.
Harrisburg is a unincorporated community located in Harrison Township, Fayette County, Indiana. The Christian Church was located just east of Harrisburg and started as a series of religious meetings in private homes and in the school house prior to the U.S. Civil War. The church was officially founded on September 23,1865 with 40 members and the church building was erected in 1871.
Information found within collection.
Barrows, Frederic Irving. History of Fayette County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis, Ind.: B.F. Bowen, 1915.
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