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Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.) records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Biographical and Historical Note

Winston-Salem First Baptist Church was constituted in 1871. It holds an association with the Pilot Mountain Baptist Association.

Collection Overview

These records contain minutes of church conferences from August 3, 1872 to January 25, 1988 [broken series]; records of the Advisory Board, Building Committee, deacons, Ladies Aid Society, and Woman's Missionary Society as well as information on the missions at Stanleyville (1945), Konnoak Hills, and Immanuel Chapel (1962). The records of Broad Street, later Brown Memorial, Baptist Church, 1893-1907, are also included. In 1935, Brown Memorial merged with First Baptist.

Collection Inventory

  • Church Minutes
    • Church Minutes, Volume 1, 1872-1893 Reel 1 Item 1
    • Church Minutes, Volume 2, 1893-1918 Reel 1 Item 2
    • Church Minutes, Volume 3, 1918-1925 Reel 1 Item 3
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 4, 1945-1960 Reel 3 Item 15
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 5, 1961-1970 Reel 3 Item 16
    • Church Minutes, 1985-1988 Reel 3 Item 18
  • Board Records
    • Advisory Board Minutes, Volume 1, 1922-1925 Reel 1 Item 4
    • Building Committee Records, 1922-1924 Reel 1 Item 5
    • Deacon's Record Book, Volume 1, 1935-1939 Reel 1-2 Item 6
    • Board of Deacons Minutes, 1959-1966 Reel 3 Item 17
  • Organizational Records
    • Ladies Aid Society Records, Volume 1, 1893-1896 Reel 2 Item 7
    • Ladies Aid Society Records, Volume 2, 1902-1911 Reel 2 Item 8
    • Ladies Aid Society Records, Volume 3, 1912-1919 Reel 2 Item 9
    • Womans Missionary Society Records, 1902-1904 Reel 2 Item 10
    • Womans Missionary Society Records, 1909-1919 Reel 2 Item 11
    • Womans Missionary Society Records, 1928-1942 Reel 2 Item 12
    • Deacon's Record Book, 1893-1899 Reel 2 Item 13
    • Church Minute Book, Volume 1, 1895-1907 Reel 2 Item 14

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.).
Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.) records
Date [inclusive]
3.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm; Positive
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]
Microform [Reel]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 7/26/2011
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 
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preferred citation
Winston-Salem First Baptist Church (Winston-Salem, N.C.) records, CRMF165, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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