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Sanford First Baptist Church (Sanford, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

This church was consituted December 3, 1893. It was admitted to Sandy Creek Baptist Association in 1894, where it has remained a member.

Collection Overview

Minutes of church conferences from October 3, 1910 to August 27, 1915, and from December 8, 1929 to December 20, 1998, including membership rolls; deacons' records, 1924-1999 [broken series]; correspondence, 1924-1927; membership records, 1909?-1991; subject files; library record books, 1942-1944; church bulletins, 1918-1973 [broken series]; church newsletters, 1952-1999; and Womans Missionary Society records, 1907-1980 [broken series]. Manuscripts and typescripts.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1910-1990)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1910-1916 (1910-1916)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1929-1935 (1929-1935)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1935-1954 (1935-1954)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1954-1960 (1954-1960)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1960-1971 (1960-1971)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 6, 1971-1975
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 7, 1975-1979 (1975-1979)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 8, 1979-1983 (1979-1983)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 9, 1983-1990 (1983-1990)
    • Church Minutes, 1990-1998 (1990-1998)
  • Board Records (1924-1999)
    • Deacon's Records, 1924-1927 [broken series] (1924-1927)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 1, 1930-1935 (1930-1935)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 2, 1935-1938 (1935-1938)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 3, 1938-1942 (1938-1942)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 4, 1949-1961 (1949-1961)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 5, 1969-1983 (1969-1983)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 6, 1983-1985 (1983-1985)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 7, 1985-1987 (1985-1987)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 8, 1987-1988 (1987-1988)
    • Deacon's Records, Vol. 9, 1988-1990 (1988-1990)
    • Deacon's Minutes, 1988-1999 (1988-1999)
  • Church Records (1924-1999)
    • Correspondence, 1924-1927 (1924-1927)
    • Membership Book, ca. 1909 (circa 1909)
    • Membership Records, 1930s-1940s (1930-1949)
    • Membership Rolls, 1952-1991 (1952-1991)
    • Bulletins, 1918-1945 [broken series] (1918-1945)
    • Building Fund Committee Record Book, 1919 (1919)
    • Directories, 1973/74-1999 (1973-1999)
    • Family Life Center, ca. 1994-1999 (1994-1999)
    • History File, 1968-1985 (1968-1985)
  • Subject Files (1904-1944)
    • Directory, 1904 (1904)
    • Opening Day Services, 1925 (1925)
    • Treasurer's Record Book, 1923-1924 (1923-1924)
    • Library Record Books, 1942-1944 (1942-1944)
  • Newsletters (1952-1999)
    • The Tie, 1952-1999 (1952-1999)
    • The Messenger, 1968-1969 (1968-1969)
    • The Sentry, 1974-1999 (1974-1999)
    • Corner News, 1975-1999 (1975-1999)
    • Youth-O-Gram, 1985-1996 (1985-1996)
    • The Grape Vine, 1995-1999 (1995-1999)
    • First Family News, 1998-1999 (1998-1999)
  • Woman's Missionary Society (1907-1980)
    • WMS Record Book, 1907-1957? (1907-1957)
    • Ladies Aid Society Record Book, 1917-1920 (1917-1920)
    • WMS Yearbooks, 1949-1978/80 [broken series] (1949-1980)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Sanford First Baptist Church (Sanford, N.C.).
Title
Sanford First Baptist Church (Sanford, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF285
Date [inclusive]
1904-1999
Extent
13.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; Positive
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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
Use of unpublished manuscripts is protected by provisions of copyright law and by laws against libel and invasion of privacy. No material from a manuscript collection may be published without prior written permission from the holder of the copyright. The Library claims only physical ownership of most manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections & Archives (archives@wfu.edu) with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. 
Preferred Citation
Sanford First Baptist Church (Sanford, N.C.) records, CRMF285, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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