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Lee Park Baptist Church (Monroe, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Lee Park Baptist Church was constituted on April 7, 1925 as Oak View Baptist Church. In 1954 it became Lee Park Baptist Church. The church became a member of the Union Baptist Association in 1925.

Collection Overview

Manuscripts and printed materials in 7 volumes (24 folders, 7 items). Records consist of minutes of church conferences from July 19, 1953 through February 28, 1999 [broken series]; association letters, bulletins, budgets, calendars, constitution and covenant, correspondence regarding memorials and ministers, photographic directories, financial reports, membership records, newsletters, and newspaper clippings. Reel 1 includes church minutes from 1953-1976; Reel 2 includes church minutes from 1976-1999 and church records from 1957-1998; Reel 3 includes church records from 1983-1999 and membership records through 1999; Reel 4 includes membership records from 1940-1999.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Minute book, volume 1, 1953-1960 [broken series]
    • Minute book, volume 2, 1960-1966
    • Minute book, volume 3, 1966-1976
    • Minute book, volume 4, 1976-1982
    • Minute book, volume 5, 1982-1994
    • Minute book, volume 6, 1994-1999
  • Church Records
    • Association letters, 1957-1998 [broken series]
    • Bulletins, 1983-1999 [broken series]
    • Budgets, 1956-1999 [broken series]
    • Calendars, July 1998 - March 1999
    • Church officers, 1977-1999 [broken series]
    • Constitution and covenant, 1985
    • Correspondence (memorials and ministers), 1989-1996
    • Directories, 1981 and 1985
    • Financial reports, 1983-1998 [broken series]
  • Membership Records
    • Membership records book, volume 1
    • Membership rolls, 1980-1999
    • Requests for church letters, 1972-1998
    • Letters of recommendation, 1940-1998 [broken series]
    • Newsletters, 1979-1999 [broken series]
    • Newspaper clippings, 1978-1984

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Lee Park Baptist Church (Monroe, N.C.).
Title
Lee Park Baptist Church (Monroe, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF1035
Date [inclusive]
1953-1999
Extent
4.0 microfilm reel(s)  35 mm; positive

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives March 2011
Use Restrictions
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z.Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Lee Park Baptist Church (Monroe, N.C.) records, CRMF1035, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Lee Park Baptist Church (Monroe, N.C.).
  • Union Baptist Association (N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Union County (N.C.)--Church history--Sources

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Union County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Monroe
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Union County

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