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Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Wingate Baptist Church was constituted on January 13, 1810 as Meadow Branch Baptist Church. The church was reorganized on October 22, 1835 and the name changed to Wingate on September 20, 1931. This collection includes minutes of church conferences, membership records Sunday School records, Woman's Missionary Society records, and a few artifacts collected by the church.

Biographical and Historical Note

Wingate Baptist Church was constituted on January 13, 1810, as Meadow Branch Baptist Church. The Church was reorganized on October 22, 1835, and the name changed to Wingate on September 20, 1931. The church has been a member of the Moriah (South Carolina), Brown Creek, and Union Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

These records document the history of Wingate Baptist Church in Wingate, North Carolina. This collection includes minutes of church conferences during the reorganization of the church between October 22, 1835 and September 27, 1965 and general minutes up to 2005. Additionally, it includes membership records circa 1943-1948, Sunday School records from 1943 to 1949, and Women's Missionary Society records from 1919 to 1956, as well as a small number of artifacts collected by the church.

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) Records
ID
MS836
Date [inclusive]
1810-1966
Extent
11.42 Linear Feet  5 oversize boxes, 1 document box, 3 oversize enclosures

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Katie Lawrence and Finley Turner 2018 December
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) Records (MS836), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.)
  • Union Baptist Association (N.C.)
  • Moriah Baptist Association (S.C.)
  • Meadow Branch Baptist Church (Union County, N.C.)
  • Brown Creek Baptist Association

Geographic Name(s)

  • Union County (N.C.) -- Church history -- Sources

Subject(s)

  • Church records and registers -- North Carolina -- Wingate
  • Church records and registers -- North Carolina -- Union County
  • Baptists -- North Carolina -- Union County -- History -- Sources
  • African American Baptists -- North Carolina -- Union County

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives holds a related microfilm collection, Wingate Baptist Church (Wingate, N.C.) Records (CRMF645).

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