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Liberty Baptist Church (Candler, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

Liberty Baptist Church was organized Saturday, June 15, 1885 at Liberty School House in Buncombe County, N.C. The Reverends S. C. Owen and E. P. Morgan were the presbytery. The church adopted articles of faith and a church covenant. The Reverend M. M. Slude was elected as the first pastor.

Collection Overview

Minutes of conferences from the organization of the church June 15, 1895 to Dec. 12, 1965, including articles of faith, the church covenant, membership rolls, and obituaries. Other church records include Sunday School records, 1905-12, with attendance rolls, lists of officers and teachers, and collections.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 1, 1895-1917
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 2, 1917-1945
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 3, 1945-1954
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 4, 1954-1960
    • Church Minute Book, Vol. 5, 1960-1965
  • Sunday School Records
    • Sunday School Record Book, Vol. 1, 1902-1905
    • Sunday School Record Book, Vol. 2, 1905-1912

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Liberty Baptist Church (Candler, N.C.).
Liberty Baptist Church (Candler, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
1.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; negative
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
Liberty Baptist Church (Candler, N.C.) records, CRMF37, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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