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Bay Leaf Baptist Church (Raleigh, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Church constituted on August 19, 1880.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from August 19, 1880 to September 26, 1978, and from October 13, 1985 to September 13, 1993, including membership rolls, financial reports, deacon's reports, and other supporting documentation.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1880-1978)
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1880-1924
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1935-1955
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1956-1962
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1962-1964
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1962, 1964-1978
  • Church Records (1880-1985)
    • Articles (declaration) of Faith, 1966
    • Committe Report: Nominating, 1956
    • Correspondence, 1949, 1950
    • Covenant (typescript copy), 1880
    • Membership records: Church letters received, 1921-1985 [broken series]
    • Membership records: Church letters requested, 1945-1985
    • Rules of Decorum (typescript), 1881
    • Subject files: Association letters, undated, and 1946-1951
    • History file, 1975 and undated
    • Photographs (church building), 1961
    • Treasurer's Records (1920-1965)
      • Account Book, 1920-1939
      • Budgets, 1956-1958
      • Reports (church, parsonage bldg., cemetery), 1959, 1952, 1963, 1965
  • Additions: 1985-1993
    • Church Minutes, 1985-1993
    • Membership Records, ca. 1994

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Bay Leaf Baptist Church (Raleigh, N.C.).
Bay Leaf Baptist Church (Raleigh, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
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Preferred Citation
Bay Leaf Baptist Church (Raleigh, N.C.) records, CRMF914, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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