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Content Description The microfilm contains copies of a membership list from 1898 to 1939; photographs; anniversary guides from 1969 and 1983; legal documents; and two minute books for the years 1904 to 1965. Microfilm created by University of Louisville, 1984.
Summary This collection, which contains significant amounts of material from the 19th century, consists of records of meetings, including church business and deacons' meetings, as well as records relating to membership (membership lists, individuals joining the church and requesting letters to join other congregations). This includes church minutes from 1842 to 1948 and membership lists and directories from the 19th and 20th centuries. There are also records relating to the choir dating to the 1870s as...
Scope and Contents The historic records of Green Street Baptist Church were donated to the University of Louisville Archives & Records Center in 1980 and were microfilmed later that year. They consist of six volumes of minutes and a few letters and photographs stored between pages and occupy 2.25 linear feet. They document monthly business meetings from 1844 to 1964, describing policy changes, new members, and disciplinary methods employed by one of Kentucky's oldest black churches.
Dates: circa 1844-1964
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This typescript of the congregational minutes of the Walnut Street Baptist Church was transcribed from the original minute books by Mrs. Lewis (Billie) Tincher. The minutes, along with a charter, rules of order and committee reports, run from February, 1848 to November, 1858 -- a very significant period of the church's history.It was during these years that the congregation was organized and the construction of the Walnut Street Baptist Church at Fourth and Walnut Streets took...