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

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Biographical and Historical Note

Potecasi Baptist Church is located in Northampton County, North Carolina. It was organized as an arm of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in 1775, and constituted as a separate congregation in 1808. This church has been a member of the following Baptist associations: Chowan (1844-1883) and West Chowan (1883-present).

Collection Overview

Records consist of deacon's minutes, 1892; church records, 1879-1999; and organizational records of the Sunday School, 1869-1982; and Woman's Missionary Society, 1899, 1909-1986 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

  • Church Records (1888-1900)
    • Articles of Faith (undated)
    • Building Committee (1900)
    • Committee Reports (undated)
    • Correspondence (1890-1998)
    • Church Covenant (undated)
    • Membership Records (1885-1900)
    • Church Letters received and granted [broken series] (1879-1919)
    • Subject Files (1893-1983)
    • Treasurer's Records (1877-1999)
  • Board Records (1892)
  • Directories (1950-1990)
  • History File (1975-1977)
  • Organization Records (1886-1960)
    • Sunday School Records (1886-1982)
    • Woman's Missionary Society Records (1899-1986)

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Potecasi Baptist Church (Potecasi, N.C.).
Potecasi Baptist Church (Potecasi, N.C.) records
4.0 microfilm reel(s)  35mm Library has negative copies of Reels 1-4 and positive copies of Reels 2-4.
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4 c.2
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Administrative Information

Publication Information
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Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
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Preferred Citation
Potecasi Baptist Church (Potecasi, N.C.) records, CRMF593, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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