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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ records

Identifier: 487
Content Description The records of Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ consist mainly of minutes, annual reports and financial papers. The first minute book 1904 -1909 is available. The later books consist of the Board of Trustee Minutes 1935-1942, 1951-1954 and the Church Council Minutes 1977-1980. The main bulk of correspondence documents race relations, desegregation issues and church activities 1958 to 1968. Notable is the correspondence and working papers for the Interdenominational Ministerial...
Dates: Other: 1904-2000

Congregational Home Missionary Society records

Identifier: 368-098
Scope and Contents The records of the Congregational Home Missionary Society (CHMS) contain correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, reports, and printed matter mainly covering the years 1917-1927. The collection documents the financial and administrative work of the Society, as well as the personal activities and issues faced by its missionaries. Foreign speaking communities are also detailed within the letters and reports of the Society. The bulk of the collection documents, through...
Dates: Created: 1870-1955; Other: Majority of material found in 1917-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Harlan Paul Douglass papers

Identifier: 131
Content Description The Harlan Paul Douglass papers consists of approximately 400 items, 3 reels of microfilm, and 4 volumes. The papers include correspondence; clippings; biographical data; family histories by Douglass' mother, Maria Greene Douglass, and father, Truman Orville Douglass; photographs; wills; honors and tributes; an appreciation book; writings; and a scrapbook. The items relate to Douglass' school days, his career with the American Missionary Association and his retirement. Included among the...
Dates: Other: 1889-1966

Fred P. Ensminger letter

 Collection — small collections
Identifier: 2493
Scope and Contents This single-item collection consists of a letter dated 24 May 1937 from Fred P. Ensminger, Associate Superintendent and Superintendent of Conferences of The Church Extension Boards of the Congregational and Christian Churches, in Birmingham, Alabama, to Rev. and Mrs. C.C. Haun of Crossville, Tennessee. Ensminger writes "I understand through Brother Nighingale that you are willing to take care of Rev. Richard A. Ewing, the pastor of Howard Congregational Church of Nashville, when he comes to...
Dates: Created: 1937 May 24; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2012

Samuel Ralph Harlow papers

Identifier: 167
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life, career, and interests of Samuel Ralph Harlow, who was a Congregational clergyman, missionary to the Near East, and professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence (ca. 3800 items), along with diaries, sermons, poems, prayers, manuscripts of Harlow's books, other writings, scrapbooks, and other papers that relate to Harlow's interest in the afterlife and...
Dates: Created: 1862-1970; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1977

Roland Tilman Heacock papers

Identifier: 175
Content Description The papers of Congregational clergyman and author Roland Tilman Heacock contain correspondence, writings, sermons, notes, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, memorabilia, and collected items. Writings by Heacock document his interest in civil rights, African American history, religion, and bee culture. Several unpublished manuscripts and poems constitute a portion of the collection. Correspondence of interest includes letters generated by Heacock's acceptance to an all-White...
Dates: Other: 1894-1973

Florence Brooks Thornton collection

Identifier: 556
Content Description This collection of materials formerly owned by Florence Brooks Thornton of New Orleans, Louisiana, documents Congregationalist churches and organizations in the city in the early 20th century, and to a limited degree, Thornton's participation in those organizations. The collection includes a 1935 minute book from the Women Missionary Society of Morris Brown Congregational Church; collection envelopes, invitation cards, and receipts from the Church; a 1920 program for the 51st anniversary of...
Dates: Other: 1914-1936

Board of Directors of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries records

Identifier: 368-01-368
Scope and Contents The United Church Board for Homeland Ministries was an autonomous but recognized instrumentality of the United Church of Christ that functioned as the administrative body of the United Church of Christ's home missions and services (1962-2000). The Board of Directors of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries managed and conducted the business affairs of the organization. The records of the Board of Directors includes the Official Minute Books dating (1927-1991), Bylaws, Charters, and...
Dates: Created: 1796-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1979