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Church History Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH017

Scope and Contents

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. Most of the pamphlets in the collection were published by conferences and groups related to the United Church of Christ: The Congregational Christian Church, The Evangelical and Reformed Church, and the UCC itself. The collection is very large, consisting of over 600 items.

Dates

  • 1869-1999

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The United Church of Christ was created in 1957 by the merger of two denominations, the Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Churches. Both denominations were, in turn, the result of a union of two churches: The Congregational Churches merged with the Christian Church in 1931, and The Evangelical Synod of North America and the Reformed Church of the United States merged in 1934.

Extent

17.5 Linear Feet (35)

Language of Materials

English

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 about 600 items.

Arrangement

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 Congregational Christian Church and Evangelical and Reformed Church will include documents published by the churches that merged into those respective denominations (for example, documents published by the Christian Church fall into the Congregational Christian Church series). The UCC series will have documents published by the UCC itself, or related to the UCC. Items in each series are arranged alphabetically by title, and then chronologically.

Physical Location

The collection is in Belk Library Archives Satellite Shelving at Elon University. Please contact the University Archivist for further details about the location.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.

Related Materials

Please consult with the University Archivist for additional information about related materials to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Randall Bowman.
Author
Randall Bowman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Belk Library, Room 204
Campus Box 2550
Elon U.S.A. - North Carolina 27244