Matthews First Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) records CRMF613 Finding aid prepared by Molly McCurdy Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
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Matthews First Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) records CRMF613 Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 1 1.0 microfilm reel(s) 35mm; positive 1877-1949 Matthews First Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.). Historical Note

Matthews First Baptist Church is located in southeastern Mecklenburg County, Morning Star Township. This church was organized on October 21, 1877, at the residence of the Reverend E. C. Williams. The name was later changed to First Baptist Church. This church has been a part of the following Baptist associations: Rocky River (1877-1880), Brown Creek (1881-1883), Union (1884-1887), Mecklenburg (1887-1993), and Metrolina (1993-present).

Scope and Contents

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from October 21, 1877 to April 1942 [Broken series], including membership rolls. Other church records include a 1901 associational letter; church letters, 1891-1907; loan correspondence, 1935-1940; membership records, circa 1878-1891, undated; treasurer's records, 1890-1949; and miscellaneous items, 1891-1905, and undated.

Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mann Films, Winston-Salem, North Carolina in February 1962.

Processing Information Note

Processed by Molly McCurdy on September 12, 2012.

Preferred Citation

Matthews First Baptist Church (Matthews, N.C.) records, CRMF613, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.

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