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Church history -- Indiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

Little Elkhart Temperance Society records

 Collection — Folder S2484
Identifier: S2484
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopied volume pages from The Little Elkhart Temperance Society in Elkhart, Indiana ranging from 1847 to 1853, regarding the constitution, records, and member subscriptions for the society. The originals are located at the Elkhart County Historical Society.
Dates: 1847-1853

Little Sugar Creek Christian Church history

 Collection — Folder S2071
Identifier: S2071
Scope and Contents This collection includes a three-page handwritten history of the Little Sugar Creek Christian Church of Hancock County, Indiana. Much of the history is taken from George J. Richman's 1916 book, History of Hancock County, Indiana: Its People, Industries and Institutions, with additional information regarding the church during the time of Ozrow Kemerly's ministry also included. The undated history is possibly a draft for an article about the church's centennial...
Dates: circa 1934

Livonia Presbyterian Church history

 Collection — Folder S2274
Identifier: S2274
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a history of the Livonia Presbyterian Church of Washington County, Indiana written by Rev. Samuel E. Barr in 1876. Rev. Barr's "historical review" of the church and of Presbyterianism in the region was written in response to the recommendation by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of the United States that histories of the churches under its care should "be gathered up and presented for reference in future days."
Dates: 1876

Marion County, Indiana collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2365
Scope and Contents This collection contains various items related to Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1867 to 1990. The collection is organized into several categories Folder 1 includes churches and religion, colleges and institutions, government buildings, Indianapolis buildings, and manufacturing. Folder 2 contains advertisements and letterheads, clubs and organizations, Foster Hall, Indianapolis homes, Indianapolis scenes, and miscellaneous. Much of the collection consists of prints, advertisements and...
Dates: 1867-1990

Markleville East Christian Church history

 Collection — Folder S2074
Identifier: S2074
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a "History of the East Christian Church, Markleville, Indiana from 1849 - 1967" written by Ruth Williams Keesling Dane. Also prepared for the Ensign Humphrey Madison Chapter of the Indiana Daughters of American Colonists (DAC) as "History of the Church of Christ (Disciples) of Adams Twp., Madison Co., Ind. from October 1849 - October 1967," the typewritten history includes photographs of Francis M. Williams, Nora Gilmore Gwinn Williams and Rev. Carl...
Dates: 1849-1967

Maurice S. Lafuze papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0796
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of manuscripts compiled and written by Maurice S. Lafuze ranging from 1952 to 1973. His manuscripts, "Whitewater Presbytery: A Brief History" (1952) and "Early Presbyterianism in Southeastern Indiana" (1967), include historical information of the presbytery and churches, biographical information of church pastors, lists of members, photographs, and a map with locations and founding dates of early Presbyterian churches. Lafuze compiled a sixty-one page...
Dates: 1952-1974

Memorial Baptist Church pictures

 Collection — Folder S3330
Identifier: S3330
Scope and Contents This collection contains two images of the Memorial Baptists Church in Indianapolis, Indiana at different locations ranging from the 1950s to the 1990s. The first image is a photogcopy of an illustration showing people exiting the front door of the church into the street at Belleview and West St. Clair streets. The second item is a color postcard of the church building located at 3310 West 18th Street, a brick structure with four white columns.
Dates: circa 1950s-circa 1990

Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church history

 Collection — Folder S2155
Identifier: S2155
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Marion County, Indiana," a Federal Writers Project completed in December 1935 by Emile Walli. The history includes a copy of a letter from Harry O. Garman, Record Stewart of the Meridian Street Methodist Episcopal Church, that certified the accuracy of Walli's record. The topics covered include the organization of the early church, communion service, church buildings and sites, and sketches showing locations of the...
Dates: 1935

Mt. Gilead Church records

 Collection — Folder S2079
Identifier: S2079
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of membership records of Mt. Gilead Church of Morgan County, Indiana created by Phyllis Walker of Martinsville from the original record book that was in the possession of Herbert Fields of Mooresville. The collection includes Mrs. Walker’s typewritten list of members who joined the church from 1835 to 1924 and photocopies of entries from the record book that range from 1835 to 1919. In January 1970, Mary E. Sheetz added a typewritten notation and loaned her copy...
Dates: 1835-1970

Netta Pratt letters

 Collection — Folder S1076
Identifier: S1076
Scope and Contents This collection includes four handwritten letters from Netta Pratt to Mary P. (Long) Frison in Rockville, Indiana, ranging from 1960 to 1965 regarding history of the Hollandsburg Baptist Church, and information about the people connected to it. There is also a clipping from an envelope indicating Netta's home address with notes on her maiden and married names, and date of death. The surnames mentioned in the letters include Shawley, Ball, Stout, Swain, Thomas, Spencer, Porter, Baker, Asbury,...
Dates: 1960-1965