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Chicago, Ill. Millard Avenue Congregational Church records, 1880-1973.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5344

Scope and Contents

This collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, the church covenant and constitution, church and committee reports, a guestbook, ministerial reports, and women's organization reports.

Dates

  • 1880-1973

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Access to this collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Restrictions on Use

Items in this collection are subject to U.S. Copyright Law. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine the copyright status of collection items and to secure any permissions necessary for their reproduction and publication. Requests for permission to publish material must be discussed with the archivist or librarian.

Historical Note

Millard Avenue Congregational Church first formed in 1882 and served the community of North Lawndale for years. For a small section of time, the church was known as Lawndale Congregational Church. By 1976, due to demographic shifts, the church served a majority Hispanic population. The church continued to operate until it closed its doors in 1999.

Extent

0.57 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Millard Avenue Congregational Church first formed in 1882 and served the community of North Lawndale for years. For a small section of time, the church was known as Lawndale Congregational Church. By 1976, due to demographic shifts, the church served a majority Hispanic population. The church continued to operate until it closed its doors in 1999. This collection contains meeting minutes, financial records, the church covenant and constitution, church and committee reports, a guestbook, ministerial reports, and women's organization reports.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

Materials were gifted to the Congregational Library & Archives by the Chicago Theological Seminary in 2014; Accession: 2014-124.

Bibliography

Taylor, Richard H. Congregational and Plan of Union Churches in the Great Lakes States. Vol. 5. Providence: Richard H. Taylor Publishing, 2009. [9.3.246]

Processing Information

Processed by William McCarthy, July 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
Title
Chicago, Ill. Millard Avenue Congregational Church records, 1880-1973.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2017-07-06
Description rules
3
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Congregational Library & Archives Repository

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