American Congregational Deaconess Association records, 1901-1906.
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This collections contains meeting minutes for the board of trustees, a record of cash receipts and reinbursements.
- American Congregational Deaconess Association (Organization)
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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.
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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.
This collection has been arranged in chronological order.
This collection was acquired from the Chicago Theological Seminary; Accession 2011-44.
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.
Processed by William McCarthy, May 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
- American Congregational Deaconess Association records, 1901-1906.
- William McCarthy
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