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Memorial Baptist Church (Greenville, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Memorial Baptist Church was constituted in 1827 as Greenville Baptist Church and was renamed Memorial Baptist Church in 1915. Memorial Baptist Church has been a member of the Neuse I [E] (1826-1843); Union I [E] (1844-1852); Pamlico I [E] (1851-1874); Tar River (1874-1907); Roanoke [E] (1908-1955); and the South Roanoke (1955-present) Baptist Associations.

Collection Overview

This microfilm collection contains church minute books, membership lists, guest registers, Board of Deacon minutes, Baptist Ladies Aid Society materials, Women's Missionary Society minutes, and church bulletins.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1867-1971)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1867-1886 (1867-1886) Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1925-1933 (1925-1933) Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1933-1953 (1933-1953) Reel 1 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1955-1964 (1955-1964) Reel 1 Item 5
    • Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1964-1971 (1964-1971) Reel 1 Item 6
  • Church Records (1867-1978)
    • Membership Lists, 1954-1958 (1954-1958) Reel 1 Item 4
    • Church Guest Register, 1944-1948 (1944-1948) Reel 1 Item 7
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, volume 1, 1937-1942 (1937-1942) Reel 1 Item 8
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, volume 1, 1942-1946 (con't) (1942-1946) Reel 2 Item 1
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, volume 2, 1946-1949 (1946-1949) Reel 2 Item 2
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, volume 3, 1949-1961 (1949-1961) Reel 2 Item 3
    • Baptist Ladies Aid Society, volume 1, 1903-1907 (1903-1907) Reel 2 Item 4
    • Women's Missionary Society Minutes, volume 1, 1937-1938 (1937-1938) Reel 2 Item 6
    • Women's Missionary Society Minutes, volume 2, 1940-1942 (1940-1942) Reel 2 Item 7
    • Women's Missionary Society Minutes, volume 3, 1943-1946 (1943-1946) Reel 2 Item 5
    • Church Bulletins, 1976-1978 (1976-1978) Reel 3 Item 1
    • Church Newsletter, "The Messenger," 1975-1978 (1975-1978) Reel 3 Item 4

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Memorial Baptist Church (Greenville, N.C.).
Title
Memorial Baptist Church (Greenville, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF467
Date [inclusive]
1867-1978
Extent
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm: positive

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives July 2011
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Memorial Baptist Church (Greenville, N.C.) Records (CRMF467), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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