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Ephesus Baptist Church Records (Semora, N.C.) Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Ephesus Baptist Church was constituted in 1857. This collection includes church meeting minutes, church covenants, and church membership lists and related materials.

Biographical and Historical Note

In 1857, a group of 39 Christians came together under the leadership of Reverend Dewey R. King to organize a church for public worship known as Ephesus Baptist Church.

Source: http://www.ephesusbaptistchurch.com/our-history/

Collection Overview

This collection includes church meeting minutes (1835-1870) and (1892-1919), church covenants, church membership, a membership list (1893), dismissed members lists (1893-1912), names of those baptized (1894-1914), name lists identified as Received by Letter (1893-1917), and a name list of those who have died (1893-1913).

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Ephesus Baptist Church (Semora, N.C.) Records
ID
MS750
Date [inclusive]
1835-1919
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet  1 letter box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Katie Lawrence 2018 November
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z.Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Ephesus Baptist Church Records (Semora, N.C.) Records, (MS750), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives also holds a related microfilm collection, Ephesus Baptist Church (Semora, N.C.) Records (CRMF650).

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