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Griggsville, Ill. Griggsville Congregational Church records, 1836-1963.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5221

Scope and Contents

This collection contains information related to the Griggsville Congregational Church. Included is meeting minutes from organizations like the Ladies Benevolent Society, Cree Missionary Society, Congregational Society, Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor and Mayflower Band. Also has financial and subscription records, meeting minutes, pamphlets and letters.

Dates

  • 1836-1963

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.

Biographical / Historical

Griggsville Congregational Church was originally formed in 1834. In 1837 they combined with the Griggsville Union Church, retaining the Griggsville Congregational Church name. The combined church remained in operation until it officially closed in 1948.

Extent

1.56 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Griggsville Congregational Church was originally formed in 1834. In 1837 they merged with the Griggsville Union Church, retaining the Griggsville Congregational Church name. The combined church remained in operation until it officially closed in 1948. This collection contains information related to the Griggsville Congregational Church. Included is meeting minutes from organizations like the Ladies Benevolent Society, Cree Missionary Society, Congregational Society, Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor and Mayflower Band. Also has financial and subscription records, meeting minutes, pamphlets and letters.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into the four series listed below. Within each series materials have been arranged into chronological order by start date.
Series 1: Affiliated organizations, 1836-1940.
Series 2: Church records and meeting minutes, 1837-1947.
Series 3: Pamphlets and letters, 1839-1963.
Series 4: Financial records, 1854-1936.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated in 2014 by Chicago Theological Seminary, Accession: 2014-68.

Processing Information

Processed by William McCarthy, June 2017, using DACS second edition. Updated by William McCarthy in June 2018.
Title
Griggsville, Ill. Griggsville Congregational Church records, 1836-1963.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2018-06-22
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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