Church history -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
Arcadia Methodist Church collection
Collection — Folder S2148
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of the essay "History of the Arcadia Methodist Church, Arcadia, Indiana" compiled by Chester C. Sowers and dated May 3, 1942. The collection also includes photocopies of the essays "Forever Beginning: Bicentennial of American Methodism, 1766-1966" signed by Raymond J. Wade on February 11, 1966 and "Arcadia Methodist Church Anniversary" and signed by Bishop Wade on March 9, 1966.
Bethel Church history
Collection — Folder S0652
Scope and Contents This collection includes the history of Bethel Church from Harlan E. Hicks in Montgomery County, Indiana. The names of most church members are listed.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Bethel Church history
Boone County collection
Collection — Folder S1649
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items related to Boone County, Indiana: a program for the Free Exhibit of Vegetables and Flowers contest for school children sponsored by the Civic League and held at the Lebanon Courthouse in September 1917, a copy of the May 1920 "Know Your Community Better Study" report created for Sugar Creek Township and Thorntown under the auspicies of the American Red Cross, and Mrs. Myrtle Pratt's handwritten history of the "Old Union Church" in Jackson Township...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Boone County collection
Cass County collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains a November 3, 1869 letter certifying that Rev. H. F. Miller was appointed fianancial secretary of Smithson College and was authorized to solicit funds for the Logansport institution; accounts, receipts and other documents ranging from 1869 to 1871 regarding the construction of the county jail and sheriff's residence; a May 29, 1889 application for natural gas to be used by D. D. (David Darwin) Dyeman; a circa 1888 document of the Dykeman, Wilson and Taber law office;...
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Cass County collection
Cecil Beeson collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, autographed and photocopied documents from various people, government and private organizations collected by local genealogist and historian Cecil Beeson in Blackford County, Indiana, ranging from 1838 to 1972 regarding family histories, biographies, U.S. Civil War documents, church histories and governmental records.There is an oversize document, "The Early History of the First Baptist Church of Montpelier, Indiana" by Rev. C. H. Kendall, circa 1908...
Dates: 1839-1972, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Cecil Beeson collection
Center Township, Rush County, Indiana collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of items related to Center Township, Rush County, Indiana, including docket entry records of the justice of the peace from November 1830 to September 1831; school attendance records for District No. 3, Township 15, Range 10 from November 1845 to February 1846, certified and signed on March 27, 1846 by the teacher, Gabriel F. Sutton; the treasurer's book of the Shiloh United Presbyterian Church Sabbath School containing entries ranging from 1884 to 1892; and...
Christ Church Cathedral Parish registers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one volume of transcriptions of the original registers dated 1837-1922, as well as photocopies of the registers. The photocopies are foldered and are organized in the same fashion as the bound transcriptions. The registers included are baptisms, confirmed, marriages, and burials.
Christian Men Builders collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes several histories (1930-1977), correspondence from members during World War II (1943-1944), and ledgers detailing projects (1943-1945). Oversized yearbooks, commemorating yearly objectives, projects, members and notable events is also included.
Clark County collection
Collection — Folder S1654
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items related to Clark County, Indiana, including a 1900 picture and short description written by James M. VanHook of the first Methodist church built in Indiana and once located near Charlestown; a copy of "Early Precipitation Records for Jeffersonville, Indiana," a report by Dennis O'Harrow dated August 3, 1936; an undated copy of "The Jeffersonville Orphan Home" written by Ben F. Taylor, a former resident of the home; and "The Murder of Indians in Clark...
Dates: 1900-1930s, undated
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Clark County collection
Clear Creek Christian Church historical sketch
Collection — Folder S2210
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of “History of Clear Creek Christian Church,” a five-page, typewritten historical sketch written by Henry F. Dillman and dated December 4, 1908. Dillman’s history includes a list of the twenty charter members, describes the process and cost of constructing the first church building, and mentions the preachers and other notable members of the congregation. The church history was copied in February 1949 from a copy owned by Miss Mabel Dodd, the granddaughter of...