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Carlisle Presbyterian Church record book

 Collection — Folder: S2482
Identifier: S2482

Scope and Contents

This collection includes one volume from the Carlisle Presbyterian Church in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana,ranging from 1819 to 1849, containing records of the church and its members, which include church organization and proceedings, membership admissions and dismissions, adult and infant baptisms, and financial records.


  • 1819-1849

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.

Administrative History

The Presbyterian Church in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana was organized by Reverend Orrin Fowler on January 31, 1819. Besides Fowler, nine others were present on that day to recognize the start of the church: William McCrary, Mary McCrary, James Watson, Rachel Porter, Mary Gould, Lydia Silliman, Ann Broady, Mary Watson, and Martha Watson. At the time the church was constituted, William McCrary was elected and ordained to lead them by the Reverend Fowler. The church was led by Edward S. Hussey in 1849.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was recieved by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation by Virgil Edwards on 1973/12/02.


No futher additions are expected to the collection.

Processing Information

Processing completed on 2023/07/18 by A.J. Chrapliwy. EAD finding aid created on 2023/08/23 by A.J. Chrapliwy. EAD finding aid revised 2023/08/29 by Brittany Kropf.
Carlisle Presbyterian Church record book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.