Indianapolis (Ind.) -- Church history.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S1870
Scope and Contents This collection includes photocopies of a 32 page typescript of the history of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, "In the beginning ... The Story of How the Maywood Methodist Church and the Decatur Bethel Church United to Become Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 1827-1973" and published by Fran Wooston. The first 16 pages provide the history of the Bethel Methodist church, including biographies of charter members, lists of pastors, and cemetery records; pages 17 to 22 cover the history...
Collection — Folder S0051
Scope and Contents This collection includes a series of photocopied letters primarily between Daniel Bailiff and his wife, Harriet. The correspondence spans from 15 December 1861 to 10 August 1864. In addition, the collection has a copy of Bailiff’s discharge certificate from the Union Army, a brief history of Bailiff’s church, a money order from Bailiff to his brother, obituaries of Bailiff and his wife, and two newspaper articles about Bailiff’s son, Winthrop.
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 contains transcripts of oral history interviews with residents of Irvington, once a town in Marion County, and now a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1978 to 1987. The interviews were conducted primarily by Lois Leamon and others for Indianapolis Public Library, Hilton U. Brown Branch's Irvington Oral History Project. The transcripts include historical information about the town-cum-neighborhood and the people who lived there.
Collection — Folder S0253
Scope and Contents This collection contains Rev. Ezra Butler Newcomb's typewritten manuscript, "Reminiscences" (circa 1930's). Rev. Newcomb wrote the manuscript in reply to frequent requests from family members that he share family history and early life in Indianapolis. The information is shared under these subject headings: Our Family; Homes and Life in Indianapolis; Connections with Indianapolis Conditions; Indianapolis Churches; A Boy in Indianapolis; Seeing Abraham Lincoln; Later Years; and Documents...
Scope and Contents This collection includes directories, newspaper clippings, booklets, notebooks, records, and membership cards from William (Dick) Elder in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1910-2005 regarding Warren Hills Christian Church. Notable items include a handwritten "New Testament" book, church official stamp, and membership index cards.