Baptists -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records, both originals and photostat copies, of a number of Indiana Baptist churches. Included are records of Baptist churches at Attica, Fountain County (1870-1899); Aurora, Dearborn County (1871-1883); Bloomington, Monroe County (1825-1890); Brown’s Wonder Church, Boone County (1840-1873); Ebenezer and Clear Creek, Morgan County (1830-1891); Eel River District Association, Putnam County (1825-1951); Lick Creek, Fayette County (1814-1912); Little Mt. Zion Church,...
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."
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains several legal documents of Elias N. Shimer ranging from 1831 to 1844. The documents include Shimer's deed for the purchase of one and a half acres south of the Brookville Road from Joshua Stevens (December 24, 1831); his Marion County Justice of the Peace commission certificate signed by Governor Noah Noble (December 6, 1837); a deed between Edward White and Abraham Jones for eighty acres in Marion County (October 30, 1833), and the indenture transferring the eighty...
Collection — Folder S2186
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) badge of the Pereclesian Society of Franklin College, which belonged to W. H. McCoy, who graduated from that college in 1861; (2) agreement for eleven men to pay the $50 salary for Elizabeth A. Potter to teach in Marion Township, Decatur County, Indiana, dated April 14, 1862; (3) certificate granting license for E. A. Potter to teach in the common school in Decatur County, dated August 30, 1862; and (4) "Minutes of the Fifty-Fourth Anniversary of the...
Collection — Folder S608
Collection — Folder S0676
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters to Jesse Lynch Holman as President of the Aurora Bible Association and reports of various churches to the Laughery Association of Baptists, ranging from 1824 to 1841. Recipients other than Holman are men who served as clerk to the Laughery Association
Dates: 1824-1841, undated
Collection — Folder S0119
Scope and Contents The collection contains photocopies of letters that center on the formation of the Mount Pleasant Baptist church in Decatur Township, Indiana. Included in the letters are the transfers of church membership, agreements for the construction of church buildings, reports and greetings, member lists, and a religious poem.
Collection — Folder S2583
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various documents ranging from 1942 to 1956, relating to churches and church personalities in North Manchester, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, and Portland, Indiana. These materials include church histories, poetry, a church bulletin, letters, photographs, a roster, plus several captioned photographs clipped from newspapers. Nine of the nineteen items are newsclippings.There are also a few materials which do not pertain to Indiana, including newspaper...
Collection — Folder S1161
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the Boston Recorder, Nathaniel Willis, November 11, 1820 (No. 46, Vol. V, p. 181-184). The article, "Dutch Settlement in Indiana" by Rev. Thomas C. Searle (p. 181), is an extract of a letter from Searle submitted to the Boston Recorder, dated October 2, 1820. Searle’s letter discusses his observations of the church ministry and school education in the rural Dutch settlement between Vevay and Madison, Indiana.