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Church History Middle Atlantic Conference of Congregational Christian Churches Collection

 Collection
Identifier: EUCH013

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of materials relating to the Middle Atlantic Conference of the Congregational Christian Church. This conference originally included New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Later, Delaware was added and Virginia left the conference. 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 centers on the annual conferences of the Middle Atlantic Conference, which were held at various churches in the member states. Each conference lasted two to three days, and included business meetings, worship services, seminars, presentations, and entertainment events. Many of the documents relating to these annual conferences are included in this collection. Topics addressed by items in this collection focus on the operation of the conference: the work of various committees, world-wide missions and ministries, and challenges faced by the Congregational Christian Church.

Dates

  • 1923 - 1964

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library 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 Belk 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 of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

The Middle Atlantic Conference of the Congregational Christian Church was organized in 1931. Prior to 1931, the conference was known as The Middle Atlantic Conference of the Congregational Church, which had been founded in 1868. After the merger of the Congregational and Christian Churches in 1931, the conference changed its name. In 1964, the Middle Atlantic Conference was consolidated with the Potomac Acting Conference to form the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ, which it remains a member of today.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

English

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 subject.

Arrangement

Materials in this collection were produced between 1923 and 1964. Folders are arranged chronologically by year, and then alphabetically by type of document and subject.

Physical Location

The collection is located in Belk Library Archives Satellite Shelving at Elon University. Please contact the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian 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 Archivist and Special Collections Librarian for additional information about related materials to this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Randall Bowman, May, 2014
Author
Encoded by Randall Bowman, June, 2014. Material added and finding aid updated May 2018.
Description rules
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Repository Details

Part of the Belk Library Archives & Special Collections Repository

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