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Double Shoals Baptist Church (Shelby, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Double Shoals Baptist Church of Shelby, North Carolina was constituted on July 2, 1899 by members dismissed from Zion Baptist Church on July 1, 1899. The church has been a member of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association since 1899.

Collection Overview

The scope and contents of this acquisition cover 22 volumes and range from 1899-1995 in a broken series. The records consist of minutes from church conferences from September 17, 1899 to January 1927 and from September 1, 1954 to January 8, 1995. There are also church bulletins that range from 1965 to 1994; The Chimes [church newsletter] that ranges from 1952 to 1994; subject files; and organization records of the Sunday School from 1907 to 1962, the Woman's Missionary Union from 1933 to 1943, and the Brotherhood from 1955 to 1957.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1899-1995)
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 1, 1899-1907 Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 2, 1907-1927 Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 3, 1954-1962 Reel 1 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 4, 1962-1978 Reel 1 Item 4
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 5, 1978-1995 Reel 1 Item 5
  • Church Records
    • The Chimes [Newsletter] (1952-1994)
      • The Chimes [Newsletter], 1952-1994 Reel 4-10 Item 8
    • Membership Records
      • Memebership Records, Volume 1, 1907, 1924 Reel 4 Item 7
      • Membership Records, Volume 2, 1928-1938 Reel 4 Item 7
    • Bulletins (1965-1994)
      • Bulletins, 1965-1994 Reel 2-4 Item 6
    • Subject Files
      • Harvest Festivals, 1952-1985 Reel 10 Item 9
      • Incorporation File, 1995 Reel 10 Item 10
      • Directory, 1968-1969 Reel 10 Item 11
  • Organization Records
    • Sunday School Records, 12 Volumes, 1907-1962 (1907-1962) Reel 10-11 Item 12
    • Woman's Missionary Union Records, 1933-1943 (1933-1943) Reel 11 Item 13
    • Brotherhood Minutes, 1 Volume, 1955-1957 (1955-1957) Reel 11 Item 14

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Double Shoals Baptist Church (Shelby, N.C.).
Title
Double Shoals Baptist Church (Shelby, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF77
Date [inclusive]
1899-1995
Extent
11.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
2
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1
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11
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7
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8
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9
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10
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3
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4
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5
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6

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives July 6, 2011
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Double Shoals Baptist Church (Shelby, N.C.) records, CRMF77, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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