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Mission Baptist Church (Stanfield, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Mission Baptist Church was constituted Sept. 15, 1883 as Elizabeth Baptist Church. In 1895, it became Mission Baptist Church. This church has been a member of the Rocky River (1883-86) and Stanly (1886-present) Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from Sept. 1891 to Aug. 25, 1991, including membership and attendance rolls. Other church records include deacon's minutes, 1970-85; a guest book, history sketches, the church newsletters (1976-1998), newspaper clippings, treasurer's records (1916-44, Broken Series), and organizational records of the Baptist Young People's Union, 1921-22; the Sunday School, 1899-1918; and the Womans Missionary Union, 1970-1994, including the Jenny Mauney Circle records, 1962-90.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1891-1991) Reel 2 Reel 1
    • Vol. 1 (1891-1905)
    • Vol. 2 (1906-1913)
    • Vol. 3 (1913-1915)
    • Vol. 4 (1914-1916)
    • Vol. 5 (1920-1923)
    • Vol. 6 (1924-1929)
    • Vol. 7 (1929-1944)
    • Vol. 8 (1959-1970)
    • Vol. 9 (1971-1975)
    • Vol. 10 (1975-1977)
    • Vol. 11 (1983-1991)
  • Board Records (1970-1985) Reel 2 Reel 3
    • Deacon's Minute Book (1970-1975)
    • Deacon's Minute Book (1975-1985)
  • Church Records (1924-1998) Reel 3
    • Guest Book (1960-1970)
    • History sketches (1876-1973)
    • "The Mission Messagner" Newsletter (1976-1988)
    • Newspaper Clippings (1976-1994)
    • Miscellaneous (NA)
    • Uniform Church Letters (1927-1944)
  • Treasurer's Records (1916-1944)
    • Vol. 1 (1916-1918)
    • Vol. 2 (1927)
    • Vol. 3 (1939-1944)
  • Organizational Records (1899-1998) Reel 3 Reel 4 Reel 5
    • Baptist Young People's Union Record Book (1921-1922)
    • Sunday School Record, Vol. 1 (1899-1907)
    • Sunday School Record, Vol. 2 (1907-1916)
    • Sunday School Record, Vol.3 (1916-1918)
    • Women's Missionary Union Record (1970-1994)
    • W.M.U. Jenny Mauney Circle Records (1962-1990)
    • Mission News, newsletter (1994-1998)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Mission Baptist Church (Stanfield, N.C.).
Title
Mission Baptist Church (Stanfield, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF1027
Date [inclusive]
1891-1998
Extent
5.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive

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
Mission Baptist Church (Stanfield, N.C.) records, CRMF1027, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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