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New Light Baptist Church (Wake Forest, N.C.) Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

The records consist of minutes of church conferences from June 8, 1811 to April 12, 1834, and from January 12, 1850 to October 9, 1920; a membership book, 1887-1902; and miscellaneous records, 1903-1916 [broken series].

Biographical and Historical Note

Pastors: James Weathers, 1807-1834; Z. Allen, ?-1838; Thomas Crocker, ?-1834; W.M. Dent, ?-1849; Elijah Hester, 1850-1856; W.A. Atkinson, 1856-73; E.F. Beachim, 1874-1877; Thomas Young, 1877-1881; J.C. Hocutt, 1881-1884; J.W. Atkinson, 1884-92; Z.W. Wheelous, 1892-1895; M.P. Davis, 1895-1896; J.H. Hutcherson, 1896-1904; J.W. Atkinson, 1904-1906; Z.W. Wheelous, 1906-1907; J.H Hutcherson, 1907-1912; J.G. Davis, 1912-1928; J.O. Walton, 1928-32?; J.G. Davis, 1932-1935; J.M. Blake, 1936-39; A.W. Icard, 1940- ; G.T. Liner, 1941-47; R.R. Pulley, 1948-1951; Garland D. Jacobs, 1952-1958; P.E. Chisenhal, 1959-1965; Robt. L. Carden, 1966

Collection Overview

The records consist of minutes of church conferences from June 8, 1811 to April 12, 1834, and from January 12, 1850 to October 9, 1920; a membership book, 1887-1902; and miscellaneous records, 1903-1916 [broken series].

Collection Inventory

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
New Light Baptist Church (Wake Forest, N.C.) Records
ID
MS777
Date [inclusive]
circa 1811-1930
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet  1 oversize box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Katie Lawrence 2018 November
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
New Light Baptist Church (Wake Forest, N.C.) Records, (MS777), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

Subject(s)

New Light Baptist Church (Wake Forest, N.C.) (CRMF618), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives.

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