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Southport Baptist Church (Southport, N.C.) records

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Biographical and Historical Note

This church was founded in 1871.

Collection Overview

Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1871-1902: a summary of the history of the church, 1871-1877; minutes of church conferences from August 28, 1879 - March 1, 1902 including a church covenant, financial reports, and membership rolls. Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1915-1930: minutes of church conferences from 1915 - July 16, 1930; alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1930-1941 minutes of church conferences from September 30, 1930, - February 5, 1941; alphabetical membership roll; associational letters, 1930-1934. Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1941-1946: minutes of church conferences from May 7, 1941 - June 12, 1946; alphabetical membership roll; associational letter, 1944. Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1946-1948: minutes of church conferences from July 10, 1946 - September 6, 1948; alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1948-1951: minutes of church conferences from October 6, 1948 - September 30, 1951; alphabetical membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 7, 1951-1954: minutes of church conferences from October 7, 1951 - September 26, 1954; alphabetical membership roll; financial reports; and other information attached to the pages by tape. Church Minute Book, volume 8, 1954-1961: minutes of church conferences from October 6, 1954 - September 24, 1961; alphabetical membership roll; financial reports. Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1961-1965; minutes of church conferences from October 1, 1961 - July 11, 1965; and other information stapled to the pages. Church Minute Book, volume 10, 1965-1968: minutes of church conferences from July 18, 1965 - January 21, 1968; resident and chronological membership rolls. Church Minute Book, volume 11, 1968-1970; minutes of church conferences from February 19, 1968 - February 8, 1970; chronological membership roll; record of ministers. Church Minute Book, volume 12, 1970-1972: minutes of church conferences from February 15, 1970 - February 20, 1972; chronological membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 13, 1972-1974: minutes of church conferences from January 19, 1972 - January 6, 1974; chronological membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 14, 1972-1974: minutes of church conferences from January 20, 1974 - December 28, 1975; chronological membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 15, 1976-1977: minutes of church conferences from January 17, 1976 - December 11, 1977; resident and non-resident membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 16, 1978-1979: minutes of church conferences from January 15, 1978 - December 9, 1979; resident and non-resident membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 17, 1980-1983: minutes of church conferences from January 13, 1980 - October 2, 1983; resident membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 18, 1983-1987: minutes of church conferences from October 16, 1983 - March 15, 1987; resident membership roll. Church Minute Book, volume 19, 1987-1993: minutes of church conferences from April 19, 1987 - February 21, 1993. Board of Deacons Minutes, 1954-1958: minutes of the Board of Deacons from July 4, 1954 to Nov. 30, 1958. Church Records: church covenant; church by-laws; church constitution; Woman's Missionary Society Records: minutes of meetings from January 18, 1932 - December 10, 1946, and 1960-1965. Newsletter, "Baptist Beacon" newsletters, 1980-1988.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes (1871-1993)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 1, 1871-1902 (1871-1902)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 2, 1915-1930 (1915-1930)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 3, 1930-1941 (1930-1941)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 4, 1941-1946 (1941-1946)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 5, 1946-1948 (1946-1948)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 6, 1948-1951 (1948-1951)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 7, 1951-1954 (1951-1954)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 8, 1954-1961 (1954-1961)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 9, 1961-1965 (1961-1965)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 10, 1965-1968 (1965-1968)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 11, 1968-1970 (1968-1970)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 12, 1970-1972 (1970-1972)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 14, 1972-1974 (1972-1974)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 15, 1976-1977 (1976-1977)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 16, 1978-1979 (1978-1979)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 18, 1983-1987 (1983-1987)
    • Church Minute Book, volume 19, 1987-1993 (1987-1993)
  • Church Records (1871-1993)
    • Church Constitution
    • Church By-Laws
    • Church Covenant
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, 1954-1958 (1954-1958)
    • Woman's Missionary Society Minutes, volume 1, 1932-1946 (1932-1946)
    • Woman's Missionary Society Minutes, volume 2, 1960-1965 (1960-1965)
    • Newsletter: "Baptist Beacon," 1980-1988 (1980-1988)

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Southport Baptist Church (Southport, N.C.).
Title
Southport Baptist Church (Southport, N.C.) records
ID
CRMF161
Date [inclusive]
1871-1993
Extent
5.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; positive
Microform [Reel]
3
Microform [Reel]
2
Microform [Reel]
1
Microform [Reel]
5
Microform [Reel]
4

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives August, 2011
Use Restrictions
Permission of the church must be obtained to copy these records in their entirety. 
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preferred citation
Southport Baptist Church (Southport, N.C.) records, CRMF161, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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