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Church history

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Mill Creek Baptist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S189
Identifier: S0189
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed church notes and membership list from Mill Creek Baptist Church in Putnam County, Indiana ranging from 1830 to 1950 regarding church business and membership.
Dates: 1830-1950

North Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S2280
Identifier: S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated

Posey County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1687
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....
Dates: 1825-1959

Reverend George Allen papers

 Collection — Folder S2408
Identifier: S2408
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence sent to George Allen regarding church business and the Wesley Chapel.

1865 Apr. 4. Walters, Luther to George Allen, ALS.

1865 June 26. Walters, Luther to George Allen, ALS.

1876 Oct. 6. Hadley, Alfred to George Allen, ALS.

1884 Jan. 8. Harvey, Dayton to George Allen, ALS.
Dates: 1865-1867

Ripley County collection

 Collection
Identifier: L229
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed, signed letter from a meeting attendee in Ripley County and typed transcripts and documents from residents of Ripley County ranging from 1822 to 1937 regarding family and organizational histories and the U.S> Civil War.
Dates: 1822-1937

Roscoe R. Leak papers

 Collection
Identifier: L089
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, receipts, financial documents, essays, histories, research notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, pamphlets, periodicals, and other papers and ephemera from the Roscoe R. Leak and the Buzzard, Leach, and Leak families (also spelled Leake) ranging from 1842 to 1958 and undated, regarding family, business affairs, and Indiana history, specifically genealogy, history in Hendricks and Clark counties and church history, including the Disciples of...
Dates: 1842-1958, undated

Samuel and Hannah Taylor letter

 Collection — Folder S2457
Identifier: S2457
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter from Samuel and Hannah Taylor in Frankfort, Indiana to Mr. and Mrs. James Allen in Rockville, Indiana regarding family news, illness, the deaths of children, rural life, and Samuel Taylor's vocation as a preacher.
Dates: 1843/11/22

Scott County collection

 Collection — Folder S1692
Identifier: S1692
Scope and Contents This collection contains several biographical sketches regarding pioneers of Scott County, Indiana. Written for the Scott County Historical Society in 1923 and 1924, the histories include "Mrs. Elinor Bigwood" by Margaret Adams, "Jonathan Carter Cline" by Mrs. Florence M. Polk, "Mrs. Henrietta Day Whitsitt" by Myrtle Whitsitt," and Descendants of William Whitsitt and Biography of James Crawford Whitsitt" by Myrtle Whitsitt, Malvina Davis, and others. Other sketches written by the subject of the...
Dates: 1921-1924, undated

Sullivan County collection

 Collection — Folder S1696
Identifier: S1696
Scope and Contents This collection includes the following items related to Sullivan County, Indiana: an April 10, 1892 letter stating that Mattie Tarwater was a member in good standing with the Church of Christ at Shaker Prairie; two copies of "The History of Alum Cave," a historical essay by Bess M. Smith of Coalmont, Indiana that was copied November 7, 1931; and a handwritten copy made in 1950 of Dr. H. N. Helms's family history from Dr. James B. Maple's book, A Medical...
Dates: 1892-1950

Union Baptist Church collection

 Collection — Folder S1288
Identifier: S1288
Scope and Contents The collection comprises typed copies of handwritten minutes from the Union Baptist Church in North Salem, Indiana ranging from 1827 to 1832, regarding church activities and instances of church members being excluded for immoral behaviors or circumstances.
Dates: 1827-1835