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

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Church constituted Dec. 26, 1834. This church has been a member of the Raleigh (1836-1863; 1944-present) and Central [E](1863-1944) Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from Dec. 26, 1834 to 2002, not a complete series. Includes membership rolls; Board of Deacons' records, 1975-1979; and other church records, 1976-1996.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1834-2002)
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 1, 1834-1887
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 2, 1887-1904
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 3, 1905-1912
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 4, 1912-1920
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 5, 1920-1926
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 6, 1926-1929
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 7, 1929-1935
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 8, 1936-1943
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 9, 1975-1985
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 10, 1943-1952
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 11, 1952-1957
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 12, 1957-1958
    • Minute Book, 1975-1996
    • Church Minutes (1952-2002) reel 6
  • Board Records (1975-1979)
    • Board of Deacons Records, 1975-1979
  • Church Records (1834-1985)
    • Constitution and By-laws, 1834, undated
    • Subject Files: History File, 1887-1985 [broken series]
    • Subject Files: Newspaper Clippings, 1976-1985

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Rolesville Baptist Church (Rolesville, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
6 microfilm_reel(s)  35mm; positive
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Administrative Information

Publication Information
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Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett 2021
Use Restrictions
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Rolesville Baptist Church (Rolesville, N.C.) records, CRMF825, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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