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Guide to the First Presbyterian Church (Durham, N.C.) Records, 1871-1971

Abstract

First Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC was organized in 1871.

The collection includes a scrapbook, historical sketches, and article.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
First Presbyterian Church (Durham, N.C.)
Title
First Presbyterian Church (Durham, N.C.) records 1871-1971
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 4 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains copies of a typescript volume entitled "First Presbyterian Church, Durham, N.C., 1870-1920," written and compiled by Sadie Blount (Mrs. R.D.) Blacknall. A scrapbook contains letters, legal and financial papers, church bulletins, issues of the "Presbyterian Monthly" and "Presbyterian Messenger" published in Durham, booklets, photographs including some of other Durham Presbyterian churches and clippings about the church.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Scrapbook (facsimilie), 1871-1941
Box 1
First Presbyterian Church, Durham, NC, 1870-1920, 1931
Box 1
Historical Sketch of the Church by Robert F. Durden
Box 1
Durham Morning Herald article, A Century of Service, 1971 Dec. 26
Box 1

Historical Note

First Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC was organized in 1871.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], First Presbyterian Church (Durham, N.C.) Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The First Presbyterian Church (Durham, N.C.) Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1970.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, July 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2011

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.