Church history -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2069
Scope and Contents This collection includes a one-page introduction and eight-page essay titled "The Church of Christ in Indiana." The typewritten essay is a portion of a manuscript compiled and written by Paul Leach of Bloomington, Indiana circa 1940s containing a brief history of the church, with emphasis on the period from 1850 to 1900 that includes details about the church in Monroe County, Indiana.
Dates: circa 1940s
Collection — Folder S2152
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photostatic copies of documents of the Pisgah Methodist Church located in Graham Township, Jefferson County, Indiana. Copied from origninals in the possession of Herbert Heller, the documents range from 1818 to 1832 and include information about the founding of the church, the building of the meeting house, and money received and paid out. Some of the original documents were damaged and incomplete.
Collection — Folder S2080
Scope and Contents This collection includes a copy of "History of Plainville Christian Church, July 16, 1888 to July 16, 1938," a five-page typed essay written by Miss Goldie Witsman, a lifelong member of the church and daughter of founding member James M. Witsman.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of the session books of the Associate Congregation of Pleasant Run with entries from 1834 to 1853, and the church's constitution, bylaws and session records from 1873 to 1923 when the church called itself the Pleasant Run Congregation. The collection also includes photocopies of the record book of the Associate Presbytery of Northern Indiana containing entries ranging from 1849 to 1892.
Collection — Folder S2745
Scope and Contents The collection includes two photostats presented by Mrs. William A. Wilson on September 20, 1826 in Jasper, Indiana on the 100th anniversary of the First Indiana Presbytery. The document covers the proceedings of the Indiana Presbytery from 1826 to 1844. In addition, it reviews the origin of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Tennessee and Kentucky and concludes with a letter from Reverend W.E. Gray from 1924.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Posey County, Indiana, comprising copies of handwritten minutes and constitution of the Society of New Harmony Community of Equality, New Harmony, Indiana (1825-1826); a typed, translated copy of a February 1, 1837 letter from Prince Maximilian von Wied to Charles Lesueur of New Harmony, Indiana regarding a visit to New Harmon y in 1832-1833 (original at Indiana Historical Society); a handwritten letter from W.H. Watkins in New Harmony to A.M....
Collection — Folder S2555
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of articles written by Rev. Thomas A. Long and printed in the Washington Gazette (Ind.) from March 30 to June 1, 1897 under the title "Recollections of Daviess County Methodists." The series final article was to be Rev. Long's personal account of his life, but he passed away a few days before it was to be published. Included in the collection is this final article that was printed in the June 5, 1897 ...
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, histories of early Indiana families, notes and manuscripts on local history; printed church histories and brochures; financial papers; and newspaper clippings from Roscoe R. Leak and others in Lizton, Indiana and elsewhere ranging from 1689 to 1958, regarding early Clark and Hendricks counties; histories of the Disciples of Christ Church and the Methodist Church of those two counties; Leak, Leach and Buzzard family histories and financial documents; and...
Dates: 1689-1958, undated
Collection — Folder S2211
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of "Charter Members of the Salem Christian Church in 1842," a six-page composition by Lennie Martin Berkey consisting of biographical sketches of the first 26 members of the church (circa 1942). The collection also includes a typewritten copy of "A Great Church is Born," a 1942 script for a play containing a prologue that recounts the establishment of the Disciples of Christ and the Christian church taken from a program prepared by Mrs. Cecil...
Collection — Folder S1908
Scope and Contents This collection includes five programs for the annual homecoming services held at the Salem Methodist Church located in Hendricks County, Indiana (1954-1964); newspaper articles regarding the church's homecoming celebrations clipped from the Mooresville Times and the Plainfield Messenger (1962-1966); two clippings about the Friends Central Academy commencement and Plainfield High School alumnus Wallace Trotter (1962-1966); and a...