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Bear Creek (Silver City, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Church established in 1787.

Collection Overview

Minutes of church conferences from 1801 to 1959 [broken series], including membership rolls; and minutes of the arm of the church at Tick Creek Meeting House [now Rives Chapel], 1820-1832. Other church records include a membership record book, 1915-1931 [broken series]; and a WMU records book, 1926-1928.

Collection Inventory

  • Sandy Creek Baptist Churches Map (1960)
  • Church Minutes (1801-1959)
    • Vol. 1 (1801-1828)
    • Vol. 2 (1820-1866)
    • Vol. 3 (1847-1879)
    • Vol. 4 (1878-1898)
    • Vol. 5 (1898-1913)
    • Vol. 6 (1913-1932)
    • Vol. 7 (1932-1943)
    • Vol. 8 (1944-1955)
    • Vol. 9 (1959)
  • Church Records (1915-1931)
    • Membership Record Book (1915-1931)
  • Organization Records (1926-1928)
    • WMU Record Book (1926-1928)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Bear Creek Baptist Church (Bear Creek, Chatham County, N.C.).
Title
Bear Creek Baptist Church (Bear Creek, Chatham County, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF315
Date [inclusive]
1801-1959
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; Positive
Microform [Reel]
1
Microform [Reel]
4
Microform [Reel]
3
Microform [Reel]
2

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Restrictions
Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 
copyright notice
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preferred citation
Bear Creek Baptist Church (Bear Creek, Chatham County, N.C.) records, CRMF315, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bear Creek Baptist Church (Bear Creek, Chatham County, N.C.).
  • Rives Chapel Baptist Church (Chatham County, N.C.).
  • Sandy Creek Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Tick Creek Meeting House (Chatham County, N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

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

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Chatham County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Bear Creek (Chatham County)
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Chatham County

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