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Chicago, Ill. Washington Park Congregational Church records, 1889-1927, 1948.

 Collection
Identifier: RG5226

Scope and Contents

The records in this collection gather together administrative and organizational records, ministerial and church correspondences, and the church's vital records covering the whole operational history of Washington Park Congregational Church. Also included within the records are dismissals, organizational reports, financial reports, and records related to various efforts to find new pastors.

Dates

  • 1889-1948

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 Washington Park Congregational Church was gathered in 1891 and remained open until 1927. It was located on South Michigan Ave in the Washington Park area of Chicago.

Extent

1.58 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Washington Park Congregational Church was gathered in 1891 and remained open until 1927. It was located on South Michigan Ave in the Washington Park area of Chicago. The records in this collection gather together administrative and organizational records, ministerial and church correspondence, and the church's vital records.

Arrangement

The collection has been arranged into the three series listed below. Within each series, materials have been arranged chronologically.
Series 1: Administrative records, 1889-1927
Series 2: Correspondence, 1892-1919
Series 3: Organizations and outreach, 1897-1923, 1948

Acquisition Information

Received from Chicago Theological Seminary in two deposits, second deposit was accessioned 9/30/14. Accession: 2014-73.

Processing Information

Processed by William McCarthy, March 2017, using DACS Second Edition.
Title
Chicago, Ill. Washington Park Congregational Church records, 1889-1927, 1948.
Status
Completed
Author
William McCarthy
Date
2018-11-26
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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