American Religious History Resources in the Special Collections Research Center
This is a guide to religious organization records, papers of religious leaders, laypeople's diaries, religious periodicals, and other items in the Special Collections Research Center which can be used to study American religious history.
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includes account books with information on births, marriages, and funerals performed by Cyrus Rosser James, Methodist minister, on the Buckingham (1889-1890), North Mecklenburg (1890-1894), Heathsville (1894-1898), and Whitestone (1898-1901) circuits, Mss 81 J23
Mss 2010.230, 2 volumes of records. The 1865 volume has constitutions and bylaws for the church's mission group and choir. The 1906-1928 volume has the constitution, bylaws, and minutes of the women's society of the church. The records are in German except for the last 38 pages of the 298-page second volume.
records, includes minutes of quarterly conference meetings, Sunday school class records, and building committee records, 1825-1910, 1,161 items, Mss 69 G51; Addition (Acc. 2003.16) is a photocopy of a register, 1879-1885
Found in the Virginia Cites Collection (Mss. 39.4 V82ci) specifically found in Box 2, Folder 8. The folder contains a letter from P.H. Drewry, 13 September 1922, regarding his proposed history of Petersburg. 1 piece. Tabb Street Presbyterian Church. List of members, 1867. Printed. 1 piece. Advertising sheets and cards of business houses. 3 pieces.