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Bethany Baptist Church (Wendell, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Bethany Baptist Church was constituted Dec. 13, 1898 with 16 charter members.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from Feb. 1904 to Dec. 6, 1996 [broken series] including membership rolls. Other church records are association letters, bulletins, church conference reports, constitution and by-laws, directories, a history file, history drawings, list of officers, newsletters, newspaper clippings, property records and miscellaneous Sunday School items, 1902-1998.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 1, 1904-1911
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 2, 1923-1937
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 3, 1938-1943
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 4, 1944-1951
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 5, 1952-1956
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 6, 1956-1962
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 7, 1967-1972
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 8, 1972-1976
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 9, 1976-1980
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 10, 1980-1985
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 11, 1985-1989
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 12, 1989-1992
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 13, 1992-1995
  • Church Records
    • Association Letters, 1927-1963 [Broken Series]
    • Bulletins, 1973-1998
    • Church Conference Reports, 1994/95-1997/98
    • Constitution & By-laws, 1971, 1993
    • Directories, 1969-1994 [BS]
    • History File, 1967-1988
    • Church History Drawings, ca. 1998
    • Church Officers, 1899-1992
    • News/Newsletters, 1958, 1971-94
    • Newspaper Clippings, 1899-1998 [Broken Series]
    • Property Records, 1902-64 [BS]
    • Sunday School Miscellaneous, 1934, undated

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Bethany Baptist Church (Wendell, N.C.).
Title
Bethany Baptist Church (Wendell, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF1033
Date [inclusive]
1902-1998
Extent
7.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
7
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6
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3
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1
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2
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5
Microform [Reel]
4

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Bethany Baptist Church (Wendell, N.C.) records, CRMF1033, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bethany Baptist Church (Wendell, N.C.).
  • Central Baptist Association (N.C.).
  • Raleigh Baptist Association (N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Wake County (N.C.)--Church history--Sources

Subject(s)

  • Baptists--North Carolina--Wake County--History--Sources
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Wake County
  • Church records and registers--North Carolina--Wendell

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