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Bryson City (Bryson City, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Bryson City First Baptist Church was constituted in 1878 in Bryson City, N.C. It holds an association with the Tennessee River Baptist Association.

Collection Overview

The contents of these records include minutes of church conferences from between March 20, 1921 to June 24, 1987 [broken series]; constitution and by-laws; association letters; certificates of deposit; deeds; directories; history file; newspaper clippings; and photographs, 1925-1987 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 1, 1921-1929 Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 2, 1929-1936; 1944; 1947-1952 Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 3, 1952-1957 Reel 1 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 4, 1957-1964 Reel 2 Item 4
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 5, 1964-1979 [broken series] Reel 2 Item 5
    • Church Minutes, 1979-1986 Reel 2 Item 6
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 6, 1987 Reel 2 Item 7
  • Church Records
    • Constitution and by-laws, circa 1955 Reel 2 Item 8
  • Subject Files
    • Association letters, 1952-1986 [broken series] Reel 2 Item 9
    • Certificates of Deposit, 1983-1987 Reel 2 Item 10
    • Deeds, 1951-1963 Reel 2 Item 11
    • Diretories, n.d., 1978, 1985 Reel 2 Item 12
    • History File, 1956, 1978, 1985 Reel 2 Item 13
    • Newspaper clippings, 1976-1986 Reel 2 Item 14
    • Parkview Mission Membership, 1968-1976? Reel 2 Item 15
    • Photographs, 1925, 1953?, 1977, n.d. Reel 2 Item 16

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Bryson City First Baptist Church (Bryson City, N.C.).
Bryson City First Baptist Church (Bryson City, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
2.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; Positive
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 8/17/2011
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 
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preferred citation
Bryson City First Baptist Church (Bryson City, N.C.) records, CRMF320, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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