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EUCH. Church History Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: EUCH
Collections dealing with church history or created by those affiliated with the church.

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Church History Academies, Schools, etc. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH009
Abstract This is a collection of materials that were published about various colleges and schools that were related to the Christian Church, the Congregational Church, the Congregational Christian Church, or the United Church of Christ. The majority of the institutions are located in the United States, although there is some international representation. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information about what is included in the...
Dates: 1836 - 2009

Church History Biography Files

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH001
Abstract This is a collection of materials that relate to specific individuals associated with the Christian Church, the Congregational Church, the Congregational Christian Church, or the United Church of Christ. The majority of the people represented in this collection are from the Southeastern United States. The collection includes biographical information about individuals associated with Elon University, including some of the founders of the institution. Documents within each folder contain a...
Dates: undated

Church History General Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH011
Abstract

This collection includes materials from denominations related to the history of Elon College and Elon University, including the Christian Church, the Congregational Christian Church, the Evangelical and Reformed Church, and the United Church of Christ. Documents include programs, addresses, articles, reports, correspondence, minutes, essays, pamphlets, bibliographies, contracts, brochures, resolutions, flyers, financial documents, maps, calendars, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1843-2019

Church History Individual Church Files-North Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH002
Abstract This is a collection of materials that relate to a specific Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, or United Church of Christ (UCC) church located in North Carolina. Documents within each folder contain a variety of items, such as newspaper clippings, correspondences, historical essays, programs, member lists, and other types of printed materials. The specific date range of this collection is unknown, but the materials begin sometime during the 19th century...
Dates: undated

Church History Individual Church Files-Various States

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH004
Abstract This is a collection of materials that relate to a specific Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, or United Church of Christ (UCC) church located in various states in America. Documents within each folder contain a variety of items, such as newspaper clippings, correspondences, historical essays, programs, member lists, and other types of printed materials. The specific date range of this collection is unknown, but the materials begin sometime during the...
Dates: circa 1900-present

Church History Individual Church Files-Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH003
Abstract This is a collection of materials that relate to a specific Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, or United Church of Christ (UCC) church located in Virginia. Documents within each folder contain a variety of items, such as newspaper clippings, correspondences, historical essays, programs, member lists, and other types of printed materials. The specific date range of this collection is unknown, but the materials begin sometime during the 19th century and...
Dates: undated

Church History Middle Atlantic Conference of Congregational Christian Churches Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH013
Abstract This collection includes materials relating to the Middle Atlantic Conference of the Congregational Christian Church, which was organized in 1931. The materials in this collection range from 1923 to 1964. Items include annual conference programs, committee reports, membership lists, newspaper clippings, brochures, speeches, posters, budgets, reports, proposals, and constitutions and by-laws. This collection is arranged chronologically by year, and then alphabetically by type of document and...
Dates: 1923 - 1964

Church History Negative Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH008
Abstract This is a collection of negatives showing various people, events, places, and subjects related to the Belk Library Church History Special Collection (which includes information about the Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, and United Church of Christ). The majority of the negatives and the content represented are from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is arranged alphabetically by given name (including all of the unidentified negatives) into...
Dates: undated

Church History New Jersey Christian Conference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH021
Abstract

This is a collection of materials related to the New Jersey Christian Conference of the Christian Church. It includes files on the various churches of the conference, which encompassed congregations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The NJCC merged with the Middle Atlantic Conference of the Congregational Church in 1931.

Dates: 1833-1996

Church History Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH012
Abstract This collection includes newsletters related to the history of the United Church of Christ (UCC) and the denominations that merged together to form the UCC. The newsletters were produced by the United Church of Christ, as well as its commissions, conferences, conventions, associations, offices, societies, ministries, affiliated colleges and universities, and member churches. This collection also includes newsletters relating to the Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and...
Dates: undated

Church History Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH017
Abstract A considerable number of document in this collection are treatises on historical, spiritual, or religious matters written by individual authors. The rest of the collection consists of minutes, reports, yearbooks, handbooks, periodicals, manuals, constitutions, and by-laws. The collection is arranged into three series: The Congregational Christian Church (CCC), the Evangelical and Reformed Church (ERC), and the United Church of Christ (UCC). The collection is very large, consisting of...
Dates: 1869-1999

Church History Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH005
Abstract This is a collection of photographs showing various people, events, places, and subjects related to the Belk Library Church History Special Collection (which includes information about the Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, and United Church of Christ). The majority of the photographs and the content represented are from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is arranged alphabetically by given name into two boxes. All the unidentified photographs...
Dates: undated

Church History Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH006
Abstract This is a collection of postcards showing various people, events, places, and subjects related to the Belk Library Church History Special Collection (which includes information about the Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, and United Church of Christ). The majority of the postcards are from the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is arranged numerically by the assigned postcard number and then alphabetically by given name (including all of the...
Dates: undated

Church History Slide Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH007
Abstract This is a collection of slides showing various people, events, places, and subjects related to the Belk Library Church History Special Collection (which includes information about the Christian Church, Congregational Church, Congregational Christian Church, and United Church of Christ). The majority of the slides and the content represented are from the 20th century. The collection is arranged alphabetically by given name (including all of the unidentified slides) into one box. Please refer...
Dates: undated

Church History United Church of Christ 1957 Union Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH014
Abstract

This is a collection of materials regarding the proposed union between the Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Church, which created the United Church of Christ in 1957. Documents are from both the pro-union and anti-union perspectives. Material include newsletters, booklets, pamphlets, leaflets, correspondence, brochures, broadsides, and packets. This collection is arranged by document type, and then chronologically.

Dates: 1948-1966

Church History United Church of Christ Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH015
Abstract

This is a collection of materials related to the United Church of Christ (UCC). The materials in this collection date from 1954 to 2002. Items include minutes, reports, brochures, correspondence, resolutions, essays, agendas, budgets, guidelines, newsletters, questionnaires, memos, manuals, financial statements, articles, newspaper clippings, press releases, inventories, sermons, speeches, programs, statements, and by-laws. Folders are arranged by subject, type of document, and year.

Dates: 1954 - 2002

Donald P. Flick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.028
Abstract Dr. Donald P. Flick compiled the contents of this collection during his research for a book on the history of the UCC churches and institutions of the Western North Carolina Association of the Southern Conference. This book, Churches Related, was co-authored by Dr. Flick and Dr. Thomas R. Hamilton and was published in 2008. The most common forms of material in this collection are survey questionnaires and photographs. Completed questionnaires in this collection returned by churches and...
Dates: 1955 - 2008

Elon College Charter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA017
Abstract This collection contains a mixture of original and reproduced copies of documents associated with the charter of Elon College, now Elon University. Elon College was chartered on March 11, 1889 and a reproduced copy of the original hand-written charter is included in this collection. Additionally, this collection includes articles of amendment, amendments, and documentation of updates that have been made to the original charter over the years. The years included in this collection are 1889 to...
Dates: 1889 - 2012

Elon Homes for Children Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA065
Abstract

This collection includes materials related to the Elon Homes and Schools for Children, formerly known as the Christian Orphanage. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. For additional information about what is included please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of the Collection."

Dates: 1900 - ongoing

Founders Day Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUA007
Abstract

This collection includes documents relating to Founders Day celebrations and events at Elon University. The first Founders Day celebration took place on September 14, 1939 and has continued sporadically throughout Elon's history. The collection is arranged chronologically and then alphabetically by type of material. Please see the sections below titled "Historical Note" and "Detailed Description of the Collection" for more specific information about what is included.

Dates: 1939 - ongoing

History of Christian Church in the South Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.060
Abstract

Typewritten manuscript of A History of the Christian Church in the South by Durward T. Stokes and William T. Scott. The book was published in 1975 by the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Dates: 1973.

J.A. Ledbetter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.029
Abstract

This very small collection contains handwritten sermons by Rev. J.A. Ledbetter during 1861-1894, primarily from the 1870s. One photocopy of a photograph of Rev. Ledbetter is included along with his obituary. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into three series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Literary Productions, Photographs, and Printed Material.

Dates: 1861 - 1894

James O'Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.023
Abstract This collection is not particularly large, but it is arranged into quite a few series. It is arranged alphabetically by type of material into twelve series, then chronologically within each series, where applicable. The series are: Books; Correspondence; Financial Documents; Legal Documents; Lists; Literary Productions; Maps; Minutes; Photographs; Printed Material; Prints and Drawings; Scrapbook. This collection would be an excellent source for anyone who is conducting research in one or...
Dates: 1770 - 2006

James Oscar Atkinson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.026
Abstract This diverse collection contains both papers directly from J.O. Atkinson and other papers that have been collected about him over the years. The papers in this collection pertain to many different subject areas, including the Southern Convention, Women's Conferences of the Congregational Christian Churches, missionary work, Dr. Atkinson's time at Elon College as a member of the first group of faculty, his sermons, genealogy relating to the Atkinson family, and class notes from Dr. Atkinson's...
Dates: 1856 - 1966

James Willis Wellons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.006
Abstract This collection documents the life of James Willis Wellons, a minister of the Christian Church in the South. J.W. Wellons was also one of the founders of Elon College and served on the Board of Trustees until his passing in 1927. The majority of materials date from the mid-late 1800's through the late 1920's. The largest portion of this collection contains handwritten sermons by J.W. Wellons, most of them undated. The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material into eight...
Dates: 1856 - 1956

O’Kelly Chapel Contents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH019
Abstract

This collection consists mostly of ledgers for the chapel’s Sunday School classes, ranging from 1891 to 1952. There is a handful of other documents, including a note book with a list of members and their addresses, as well as other documents.

Dates: 1891-1952

Reverend Charles W. Warlick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.#047
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of the Reverend Charles W. Warlick. The collection spans his ministerial career from the 1890s to the 1950s; it includes sermons, correspondence, manuscripts, patents, checks, receipts, certificates, bank statements, ledgers, photographs, and newspaper clippings. This collection will be of interest to researchers of the Evangelical and Reformed Church in North Carolina during the early 20th century, as well as United Church of Christ in North Carolina...
Dates: 1890-1974

Reverend James W. Morrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.#046
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of the Reverend James W. Morrison, the first Associate Conference Minister for the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ.. It includes both his writings and documents collected by him in the course of his ministerial career. Documents include financial documents, minutes, newspaper clippings, agendas, and reports. The collection includes his literary writings: sermons, essays, manuscripts, prayers, papers and class work from divinity...
Dates: 1946 - 1997

Reverend Walter C. Hook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.#054
Abstract

This is a collection of sermons of the Reverend Walter C. Hook. Reverend Hook was a minister in the Christian Church and preached to both Christian and Methodist congregations in North Carolina and Virginia. This collection has sermons he delivered between 1920 and 1970.

Dates: 1920-1970

Reverend William T. Scott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss.Coll.032
Abstract This is a collection of papers from the Reverend William T. Scott, an Elon College graduate, minister in the Congregational Christian Church, and Director of Church Relations at Elon College. A large part of this collection consists of his sermons and notes. Subjects covered by this collection include spiritual matters, morality, missionary work, social justice, evangelism, and business related to Elon College. In addition, there are notes from Dr. Scott’s work as an historian of the...
Dates: 1923-2002