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Riley's Creek Baptist Church (Rocky Point, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

The Riley's Creek Baptist Church was constituted in Rocky Point, N.C. in 1814. It holds an association with the Wilmington Baptist Association.

Collection Overview

The contents of these records contain minutes of church conferences from 1850-1866, and 1891-1911, and from October 22, 1939 to October 1, 1978 [broken series]; a church secretary's record book, 1925-1938(?), containing membership records with lists of pledges and contributions for a new church building; constitution and bylaws; mimeographed and pictorial church directories, 1983-89; a history file; a pocket record for pastors, 1879/80; and a Farmer's Alliance Record Book, 1888-1898.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 1, circa 1850-1866 Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 2, 1891-1911 Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 3, 1939-1940, 1947-1952 Reel 2 Item 4
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 4, 1952-1978 Reel 2 Item 5
    • Church Minutes (looseleaf), 1989 Reel 2 Item 6
  • Church Records
    • Church Secretary's Record Book, 1925-1938 Reel 1 Item 3
    • Constitution and Bylaws, 1977; 1986 Reel 3 Item 12
    • Church Directories, 1983/84-1989/90 (mimeographed) Reel 3 Item 13
    • Church Directories, 1985, 1989 (pictorial) Reel 3 Item 14
    • History file, 1988/89, and undated Reel 3 Item 15
    • Broadman Pocket Record for Pastors, 1979-1980 Reel 3 Item 16
    • Farmer's Alliance Record Book, 1888-1898 Reel 3 Item 17
  • Board Records
    • Deacons' Record Book, Volume 1, 1953-1970 Reel 2 Item 7
    • Deacons' Record Book, Volume 2, 1971-1973 Reel 2 Item 8
    • Deacons' Record Book, Volume 3, 1973-1975 Reel 2 Item 9
    • Deacons' Record Book, Volume 4, 1975-1983 Reel 2-3 Item 10
    • Deacons' Record Book, Volume 5, 1988-1989 Reel 3 Item 11

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Riley's Creek Baptist Church (Rocky Point, N.C.).
Title
Riley's Creek Baptist Church (Rocky Point, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF209
Date [inclusive]
1850-1989
Extent
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; Positive
Microform [Reel]
3
Microform [Reel]
2
Microform [Reel]
1

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 8/5/2011
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Eastern Baptist Association.
  • Riley's Creek Baptist Church (Rocky Point, N.C.).
  • Union Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Wilmington Baptist Association.

Geographic Name(s)

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

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Pender County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Pender County
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Rocky Point

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