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National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States, 1865-1961.

 Collection
Identifier: RG0056

Scope and Contents

Collection includes material about the Layman's Advisory Committee, autographs of delegates from an annual meeting, Catechism commission, letters, meeting minutes and material from the Committee on Research.

Dates

  • 1865-1961

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 Information

The National Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States was the denominational name was officially established in 1878 and renamed General Council of Congregational Christian Churches after the 1931 merger with the Christian Denomination. It started off as a "committee on large gifts" and changed name to "committee on supplementary gifts," then changed to Laymen's Advisory. The Layman's Advisory Committee would eventually become the Commission on Missions of the General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches.

Extent

.6 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The National Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States was the denominational name was officially established in 1878 and renamed General Council of Congregational Christian Churches after the 1931 merger with the Christian Denomination. Collection includes material about the Layman's Advisory Committee, autographs of delegates from an annual meeting, Catechism commission, letters, meeting minutes and material from the Committee on Research.

Arrangement

Collection includes one series and arranged chronologically.
Series 1: Laymen's Advisory board, 1865-1961

Acquisition Information

No acquisition information available.

Processing Information

Collection was first processed by Jessica Steytler in September 2013 and by William McCarthy in 2019.
Title
National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States, 1865-1961.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2019-02-01
Description rules
Dacs2 2013
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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