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Tanners Baptist Church (Warrenton, N.C.) Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

Tanners Baptist Church was constituted in 1785. It moved and became a part of Warren Plains and Tar River (1841-53, 1880-present) Baptist associations. This collection consists of minutes of church conferences from January 25, 1828 to October 3, 1863 [broken series], including collections for Warren Plains Baptist Church, 1883-1886; membership lists; loose papers; dismissals from the church to form Gardner's Baptist Church (1844); and an undated church property plat.

Biographical and Historical Note

Tanners Baptist Church was constituted in 1785. It moved and became a part of Warren Plains and Tar River (1841-53, 1880-present) Baptist associations.

Collection Overview

This collection consists of minutes of church conferences from January 25, 1828 to October 3, 1863 [broken series], including collections for Warren Plains Baptist Church, 1883-1886; membership lists; loose papers; dismissals from the church to form Gardner's Baptist Church (1844); and an undated church property plat.

Collection Inventory

  • Minute book  (1828-1886) box 1 folder 4-5 (Articles of faith; list of black members from 1859; list of male members; list of female members; letter of dismission for 30 members joining Gardner's meeting house; Original copy of the Tanner's meeting house track of minutes from Feb. 1863.)
  • Membership correspondence  (1844) box 1 folder 2
  • Membership correspondence  (1857-1863) box 1 folder 1 (Articles of faith; rules of decorum; list of white female members; list of black members; delegates sent to Flat River Assn. Sept, 1831; delegates appointed to petition Tar River Association for membership; delegates appointed to association in August 1844 and September 1845; several pages of minutes of the Warren Plains Baptist Church, 1882-83; resolution of withdrawal from Tar River Association, May 1851.)
  • Tanner's meeting house land tract map  (undated) box 1 folder 3

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Tanners Baptist Church (Warrenton, N.C.) Records
ID
MS802
Date [inclusive]
1828-1886, undated
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 research, but permission of the church must be obtained to photocopy these records in their entirety. 
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
Tanners Baptist Church (Warrenton, N.C.) Records, (MS802), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

Subject(s)

Tanners Baptist Church (Warrenton, N.C.) (CRMF194),, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives.

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