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Bonlee Baptist Church (Bonlee, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Bonlee Baptist Church was organized on July 25, 1912 in the lower story of the Junior Building, Bonlee, N.C. by members assembled for that purpose. Articles of faith, a constitution, and by-laws were read by Reverend G.W. Harmon and adopted. The Reverend K.C. Horner was elected as their first pastor. There were 32 charter members. They joined the Sandy Creek Baptist Association in October. At that time they had 25 male members and 18 female members for a total of 43.

Collection Overview

Minutes of church conferences, 1913-1929; 1939; and 1945-1975; deacons minutes, 1973-1975; other church records ca. 1915-1972; and Sunday School records 1916-1955 (broken series).

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minue Book (1913-1975)
    • Vol. 1 (1913-1939)
    • Vol. 2 (1945-1973)
    • Vol. 3 (1973-1975)
  • Deacon Minute Books (1973-1975)
  • Constitution and By-laws (NA)
  • Correspondence (1942-1974)
    • Postal Card (1942)
    • Letters from Pastor E. Leon Smith (1965)
    • letters from Harold R. Webb (1974)
  • Membership Records (1944)
  • History (1915)
  • Newspaper clippings (1966-1971)
  • Sunday School Records (1916-1955)

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Bonlee Baptist Church (Bonlee, N.C.).
Bonlee Baptist Church (Bonlee, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
1.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; negative
Microform [Reel]

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Publication Information
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preferred citation
Bonlee Baptist Church (Bonlee, N.C.) records, CRMF384, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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