Central Presbyterian Church records
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Central Presbyterian Church records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Central Presbyterian Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Creator: First Presbyterian Church (Atlanta, Ga.).
Title: Central Presbyterian Church records
Dates: 1858-1969
Quantity: 14.05 linear ft. (12 document cases, 1 half document case, 6 record center boxes, and 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS354

Biographical/Historical Note

The Presbyterian Church of Atlanta divided to form two churches in 1858, the First Presbyterian and the Central Presbyterian. The latter selected a site on Washington Street and a building was completed in February 1860. Reverand John L. Rogers, the first pastor of Central, served until 1863. Additional administrative information about the Central Presbyterian Church has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of the records created by the Central Presbyterian Church. Included in the records are minutes, church histories, photographs, and programs.


Index Terms

Account books
Atlanta (Ga.)--Religion
Presbyterian Church--Georgia--Atlanta
Religious institutions--Georgia
Scrapbooks--Georgia

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Central Presbyterian Church records, MSS 354, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976 with subsequent additions.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

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11Original extractions from bound volumes of Minutes of Sessions, 1870-1969
 
1Staff matters, undated
 
2Proposed budgets, undated
 
3Financial statements and audits, undated
 
4Trustees of special funds, undated
 
5Civil disorders statements by the officiers, about 1965
 
6Church building programs, undated
 
7Personnel on sommittees and councils, undated
 
8Reports from the diaconate, undated
 
9Corporation by laws, undated
 
10Officers, general, undated
 
11The Sunday School, undated
 
12The Adminstration, undated
 
13The Worship Council, undated
 
14Neighbor Congregation and Partner Institutions, undated
 
15Memorials and resolutions, undated
 
16The Service Council, undated
 
17Baby Clinic and other Witness Council matters, undated
 
18Annual Statistical reports, undated
 
19Original minutes in cases where they had to be duplicated for inclusion in bound volumes, undated
 

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2Church register books, 1858-1910
 
Index of members, 1858-1901
 
Pastors' register, 1869-1878
 

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3Minutes of trustees, 1858-1903
 
Minutes on congregations, 1879-1908
 
Minutes of deaconate, 1887-1937
 
Minutes of the Atlanta Presbyterian Ministers' Association, 1914-1919
 

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4Extractions from minutes of Trustee meetings, 1914-1919
 
2Extractions from the Diaconate minutes, 1887-1937
 
3Extractions from the minutes of the Atlanta Presbyterian Ministers' Association, 1914-1919
 
4Early church records and documents, 1870-1900
 
5Photographs related to Central, 1870-1900
 
6Programs for special events, 1906-1958
 
8"The Southern Housekeeper" (cookbook), 1898
 
9The History of the Mother's Class, undated
 

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5John J. Eagan Memorial Day Addresses at ACIPCO, 1953-1977
 

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7Minutes, 1870-1905
 

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8Minutes, 1906-1915
 

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9Minutes, 1919-1922
 

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10Minutes, 1922-1950
 

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11Minutes, 1951-1969
 

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12"The Weekly" and "The Epistel"; Psalms and Hymns; and "The Worship Book: Services and Hymns", 1901-1981
 

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MSS OS box 2.23Certificates and scrapbooks, 1860-1957
 

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13"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - book drafts, undated
 

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14"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - book drafts, undated
 

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15"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - book drafts, undated
 

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16"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - publicity and publication materials, undated
 

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17"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - research index cards, undated
 

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18"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - membership index cards, undated
 

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19"Church that stayed: the life and times of Central Presbyterian Church in the heart of Atlanta, 1858-1978" - membership index cards, undated