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High Point First Baptist Church (High Point, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

High Point First Baptist Church was constituted in 1832. It is a member of the Central Baptist Association.

Collection Overview

The contents of these records contain minutes of church conferences from July 1832 to December 20, 1972 and includes membership rolls; records of the Board of Deacons between 1927-1971; membership records from 1912 through 1973 [broken series]; records of the Ladies Aid and Woman's Missionary societies, 1900-1969 [broken series]; church bulletins, 1958-1959; the monthly "Our Church Messenger", 1912-1913; "The Church Herald" from 1960-1973; and other church records.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 1, 1832-1871 Reel 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 2, 1872-1896 Reel 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 3, 1896-1904 Reel 1
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 4, 1904-1918 Reel 2
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 5, 1918-1932 Reel 2
    • Church Minutes, 1931-1950 Reel 2-3
    • Church Minutes, 1951-1959 Reel 3
    • Church Minutes, 1960-1969 Reel 3
    • Church Minutes, 1969 Reel 4
    • Church Minutes, 1970-1972 Reel 4
  • Church Records
    • Treasurer's Records, 1904-1973 [broken series] Reel 4
    • Board of Deacon's Records, 1927-1971 Reel 5
    • Junior Board of Deacons Records, 1938-1941 Reel 5-6
    • Membership Records, 1912-1973 Reel 6-7
    • Ladies Aid Society Records, 1900-1904; 1922-1927 Reel 7
    • Womans Missionary Society Records, 1911-1960 [broken series] Reel 7
    • Womans Missionary Society Records (Miscellaneous), 1921-1969 Reel 7-8
    • Young Womens Auxilliary Records, 1923-1930 Reel 8
    • Church Bulletins, 1958-1959 Reel 8
    • "Our Church Messenger", 1912-1913 Reel 8
    • Workers and Teachers Council Records, 1949-1955 Reel 8
    • Association Records, 1932-1941 Reel 8
    • Historical Materials, 1910-1973
    • Deeds, 1909-1964 Reel 8-9
    • Directories, 1916-1934 [broken series] Reel 9
    • Photographs and Drawings, cal1860-1972 [?]
    • Plans, 1956, 1961, undated Reel 9
    • "The Church Herald", Volume 1-13, 1960-1973 Reel 9-10

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
High Point First Baptist Church (High Point, N.C.).
Title
High Point First Baptist Church (High Point, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF373
Date
1832-1973
Extent
10.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
7
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6
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9
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8
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2
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3
Microform [Reel]
10
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1
Microform [Reel]
4
Microform [Reel]
5

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Conditions Governing Use
Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 
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preferred citation
High Point First Baptist Church (High Point, N.C.) records, CRMF373, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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