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Gum Orchard Baptist Church (Elkin, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Church constituted June 30, 1865. This church has been a member of Brier Creek (1865-1879), Elkin (1879-1903), and Surry (1903 - present) Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

Records consist of minutes of church conferences from May 23, 1868 to Aug. 1, 1976, including membership rolls; articles of faith; the church covenant; and rules of decorum.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 1, 1868-1903
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 1-A, 1868-1899
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 2, 1899-1923
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 3, 1923-1940
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 4, 1940-1953
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 5, 1953-1965
    • Church Minutes, Vol. 6, 1965-1976

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Gum Orchard Baptist Church (Elkin, N.C.).
Gum Orchard Baptist Church (Elkin, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
1.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]

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Publication Information
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Use Restrictions
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
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Preferred Citation
Gum Orchard Baptist Church (Elkin, N.C.) records, CRMF471, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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