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American Congregational Deaconess Association records, 1901-1906.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5006

Scope and Contents

This collections contains meeting minutes for the board of trustees, a record of cash receipts and reinbursements.

Dates

  • 1901-1906

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

The American Congregational Deaconess Association grew out of a tradition of multiple churches to establish a place for women to be trained in taught in ways to help the community. The ACDA was incorporated in the year 1901, forming in Chicago at the recommendation of the Illinois State Association. A Deaconess Training Home opened later that year with instructors from Chicago Theological Seminary.

Extent

0.30 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The American Congregational Deaconess Association, incorporated in 1901, grew out of a tradition of multiple churches to establish a place for women to be trained in taught in ways to help the community. This collections contains meeting minutes for the board of trustees, a record of cash receipts and reinbursements.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

This collection was acquired from the Chicago Theological Seminary; Accession 2011-44.

Bibliography

Rasche, Ruth R. "The Deaconess Movement in 19th-century America: pioneer professional women." United Church of Christ. Accessed October 27, 2017. http://www.ucc.org/about-us_hidden-histories_the-deaconess-movement-in.

Processing Information

Processed by William McCarthy, May 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
Title
American Congregational Deaconess Association records, 1901-1906.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2017-06-21
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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