Church history -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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...
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;...
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.
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.
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
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...
Collection — Folder S2072
Scope and Contents This collection includes photostats of a typewritten copy of "A History of the Church of Christ at Coburn's Corners." The 15-page history was written by Walter H. Coburn in 1937 presumably in honor of the church's centennial. The collection also includes a photostat copy of a May 6, 1970 typewritten note by Winifred Waters, the great-granddaughter of church founder Benjamin Alton, Sr. and donor of the collection.
Collection — Folder S2073
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten copy of the original records of the College Hill Church of Christ once located in Pierce Township, Washington County, Indiana. The copy was created in January 1967 by Miss Lulie Davis, Secretary of the Washington County Historical Society, Inc. Ranging from 1869 to 1956, the copied documents include entries from the church's first and second record books; the October 3, 1871 deed between Michael and Lucina Brown and the church; annual meeting reports;...
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two copies of a manuscript written by Dr. Moehlman dated May 15, 1931 concerning the history of the Primitive Baptists in Indiana, beginning with the Whitewater Association in 1807 and notabley includes a d Numbers of churches and members are listed throughout the typed manuscript. Besides ministers, messengers are also listed with their "original churches."