St. Luke's Episcopal Church records
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St. Luke's Episcopal 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: St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.)
Title: St. Luke's Episcopal Church records
Dates: 1864-1989
Quantity: 17.3 linear ft. (twenty-six document cases, one half document case, two record center boxes, and three oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS484

Biographical/Historical Note

St. Luke's Episcopal Church has been active downtown since 1864. Since then it has changed located on several occasions. Additional historical information about St. Luke's Episcopal Church has not been determined.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the administrative records and programing materials. Included are marriage registers, minutes, and committee reports. There are also church bulletins and newsletters.


Index Terms

Episcopal Church--Georgia--Atlanta.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Atlanta, Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

St. Luke's Episcopal Church records, MSS 484, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1985 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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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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OS box 2.781Canonical Parish Register no. 2, 1895-1926
Lists communicants, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, burials; see box 14 for Register, 1865-1895
 
2Continuation of Index to Register no. 2
 

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OS 2.791Canonical Parish Register no. 3, 1925-1947
lists communicants, baptisms, confirmations, burials
 
2Canonical Marriage Register, May 1925-Jan. 1944
 

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OS 2.801Canonical Marriage Register, July 1944-July, 1961
 
2St. Luke's Choir, 1895-1981
 

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41Music Programs, 1914-1928, 1928-1964
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
2Music Programs, 1928-1937
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
3Music Programs, 1938-1948
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
4Music Programs, 1949-1957
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 

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51Music Programs, 1958-1966
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
2Music Programs, 1965-1969
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
3Music Programs, 1967-1969
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 
4Choir Roll Call, 1956-Dec., 1958
Hugh Hodgson material on Choir
 

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61Confirmation classes, 1941-1947
 
2Confirmation classes, 1948-1950
 
3Confirmation classes, 1951-1953
 
4Confirmation classes, 1954-1955
 
5Confirmation classes, 1956-1967
 
6Confirmation classes, 1958-1959
 

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71Baptisms, 1943-1948
 
2Baptisms, 1949-1955
 
3Baptisms, 1956-1961
 

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81Membership, 1943-1949
 
2Membership, 1950-1959
 
3Letter of Transfer - Acceptance, 1942-1945
 
4Letter of Transfer - Acceptance, 1946-1948
 
5Commended to other denominations, 1942-1959
 

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91Annual Meeting, 1973
 
2Associate Vestry, 1959-1974
 
3Associate Vestry, 1961-1969
 
4Vestry Members & Committee, 1936-1971
 
5Dinner Dance details, 1972
 
6Canterbury Court property, 1961
 
7Canterbury Court minutes & charter, 1960-1961
 
8Canterbury Court, 1957-1967
 
9Chapel - Wilmer, 1946
 
10Consecration of Bishop Walker, 1942
 
11Walter W. Blaino, 1942-1948
 
12Parish House Annex Memorials, 1956-1959
 
13Parish House Annex, 1957-1959
 
14Lent, 1950-1961
 
15Nomination to Netional Register of Historic Places, 1977; historic marker, 1964
 

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101History
 
2History
 
3Copies of contents of cornerstone of St. Luke's Parish House laid July 20 1924
 
4Quintard Sneed Hall fund, list of donors & memorials
 
5Sale of diamond necklace, gift of Governor Slaton, 1947
 
6Publicity - newspaper clippings
 
7Synod Publicity - newspaper clippings, 1947
 
8Shepard Bryan speech, April 15, 1940
 
9Inventory of St. Luke's, 1950
 
10Insurance of property, 1955
 
11Stained Glass Windows, 1945-1954
 
12Good Shepherd painting
 
13Dickey Property, 1972
 
14Alston Memorial Austin Organ
 
15Report of the Rector, 1950-1951
 
16Publicity - Preaching mission Feb. 20-27, 1955 conducted by Bishop Micheal Coleman
 
17Charter of Rector, Wardens & Vestrymen, 1946
 
18Hugh Hodgson's 25th Anniversary, 1953
 
19Hugh Hodgson - correspondence, 1961
 
20miscellaneous
 

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111Women's Guild minutes, Nov. 1906-Feb., 1908
 
2Women's Guild minutes, 1907-1915
 
3Women's Guild minutes, 1915-Nov., 1938
 
4Women's Auxiliary minutes, 1937-1939
 
5Women's Auxiliary minutes, 1949-1942
 
6Women's Auxiliary minutes, Sept. 1942-May, 1943
 
7Women's Auxiliary minutes, Sept. 1944-June, 1946
 

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121Women's Auxiliary minutes, June 1948-May, 1953
 
2Women's Auxiliary - Vice President's Handbook
 
3Circle Reports, 1953-1956
 
4Circle Reports, 1957
 
5Alter Boys' Society (lists of boys at each service), 1936-1940
 
6St. Audrey's Circle minutes, 1960-1967
 

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131St. Catherine's Guild minutes, 1927-July, 1929
 
2St. Catherine's Guild minutes, Jan. 1963-March, 1967
 
3St. Catherine's Guild minutes, April 1967-May, 1971
 
4St. Elizabeth's Guild minutes, 1949-1952
 
5St. Elizabeth's Circle, Feb. 1938-April, 1943
 
6St. Margaret's Circle minutes, 1959-1972
 
7Guild of the Christ Child - St. Margaret's Circle project, 1955
 

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141Baptisms, burials, communicants, 1864
 
2Index to Register, 1864-1895
 
3Register, 1864-1895
lists families, baptisms, confirmed, communicants, marriages, burials
 

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151Bulletins, 1932-1937
 
2Bulletins, 1938-1939
 
3Bulletins, 1941-1942
 
4Bulletins, 1943-1944
 
5Bulletins, 1945-1946
 

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161Bulletins, 1947-1948
 
2Bulletins, 1949-1950
 
3Bulletins, 1951-1952
 
4Bulletins, 1953-1954
 
5Bulletins, 1955-1956
 

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171Bulletins, 1957-1958
 
2"St. Luke's Messenger", Sept. 1959-Dec., 1963
 
3"St. Luke's Messenger", 1964-1965
 
4"St. Luke's Messenger", 1966-1967
 
5"St. Luke's Messenger", 1968-1969
 
6"St. Luke's Messenger", 1970-May, 1971
 

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181Teacher Resources, 1950's-1961
 
2Diocesan Leadership Training File, 1956
 
3E. Y. C. Resource Conference Materials, 1965-1966
 
4Kindergarten class - curriculum outline
 
5Teacher Training, 1963-1964
 
6Dallas & Fort Worth Parents Conference, 1953
 
7Parish Life Mission, 1956
 
8Effective Listening: Vacation Church School Training, 1950's
 
9Effective Listening: Consultation, 1950's
 
10Effective Listening: South Florida, Salem, & Seabury, 1950's
 
11Effective Listening: Bible Student, 1950's
 

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191Effective Listening: Michigan, Confirmation, Kentucky, 1950's
 
2Every Member Canvass (Thomas C. Shelton, Stewardship Chairman), 1973
 
3Thomas C. Shelton, Stewardship Chairman, 1974-1975
 
4Every (Active) Member Canvass Committee (Stewardship Program), 1974-1975
 
5Every (Active) Member Canvass Committee replies (Stewardship Program), 1974-1975
 
6Task Force on Stewardship (Thomas C. Shelton, Stewardship Chairman), 1975
 

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201Chancellor, 1969
 
2Chancellor, 1970
 
3Chancellor, 1971-1972
 
4Long Range Planning Committee, 1964-1969
 
5Long Range Planning Committee, 1964-1970
 

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211Memorials, 1960's-1970's
 
2Canterbury Court, 1975-1978
 
3Canterbury Court Proposed Volunteer Program
 
4New Wine (Ditto Masters)
 
5Vestry - Buildings & Grounds, 1949-1955
 
6Vestry Committee Annual Reports, 1960-1962
 
7Vestry Committee Reports, 1961
 
8Vestry, 1962-1963
 
9"Festival of Christmas: A Chancel Pageant" by Jack Powell, Dec. 16, 1956
 
10Memorial - Guy Binford, 1978
 
11Bronze Memorial Plaques, 1966-1971
 
12Vann Bequest, 1968
 
13Alec Valentine, 1975-1976
 
14Pickens Memorial (Goddard), 1949 & 1965
 

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221Katherine Goulding, 1976
 
2Hinman Estate, 1977
 
3Special Offerings, 1962
 
4Sewanee Cottage, 1960
 
5Scholarship Fund, 1965
 
6Ernest Plunkett, 1975
 
7David, Helen & Marian Woodward Fund (Marian Woodward Ottley), 1975
 
8Memorial Funds other than endowments, 1970's
 
9Memorials, 1976-1979
 
10Nellie Sherwood, 1975
 
11Jennie Tufts Memorial, 1975
 
12William S. Swanson, 1974
 
13Memorials - Prayer Books
 
14Donors of Memorial Prayer Books, 1976-1977
 
15Forney Industries, Inc., 1965 & 1971
 
16Pension - Church Life Insurance Co., 1977
 
17Endowment Fund, material used in campaign
 
18Robert G. Riegel, 1955-1961
 
19Motz Memorial, 1975
 
20Memorials, 1948 & 1963
 
15Miller Memorial, 1964
 
22Smith - Hawkins Fund, 1972-1976
 
23Smith - Hawkins Fund requests, 1976-1978
 
24Building Fund Memorials, 1964
 
25Elizabeth LeClaire Sanders, 1965-1972
 

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231Sewanee Scholarship, 1957-1963
 
2Frank Hawkins, 1949
 
3Hugh Hodgson, 1952
 
4James L. Mitchell, 1968
 
5Edward E. Tate, 1961-1971
 
6Property Deed at 435 Peachtree St. NE, 1956
 
7Property Acquisition, 1973-1974
 
8Property at 439 Broadland Rd. NW, 1971-1973
 
9Collier Rd. Property, 1953-1965
 
10Lease on Kingsboro Rd., 1971
 
11Property at 872 Beaverbrook Dr. NW, 1957 & 1963
 
12Fenn, Blackwell & Poole, Auditors, 1975-1976
 
13Senior Warden - Mr. John L. Moore, Jr., 1967
 
14Senior Warden - Audit Report, 12/31/65
 
15Senior Warden - Audit Report, 12/31/67
 
16Senior Warden - Audit Report, 12/31/63
 
17Senior Warden - Audit Report, 12/31/64
 
18Senior Warden - Audit Report, 12/31/66
 
19Senior Warden - Report of Special Ad Hoc Committee on National Council of Churches, Sept. 1966
 
20Senior Warden, 1967-1968
 

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241Senior Warden, 1967-1968
 
2"Parish Dialogue" (booklet)
 
3Feast of Lights (National Council, no. 1)
 
4Feast of Lights, copy 2
 
5Feast of Lights
 
6Kindergarten - Curriculum Outline
 
7Anti - Defamation League - Fred Nolting files
 
8Christian Education- Fred Nolting files, 1950's & 1960's
 
9Christian Education - Fred Nolting files, 1950's & 1960's
 
10Christian Education - Fred Nolting files, 1950's & 1960's
 
11Christian Education - Fred Nolting files, 1950's & 1960's
 
12Transportation Needs for Bishop's Consecration, 1972
 
13Transportation Needs for Bishop's Consecration, 1972
 

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251DeGraffenreid Family, 1952-1962
 
2Lists of Vestrymen, 1941-1978
 
3Rev. John Moore Walker, Bishop, 1951
 
4Bishop Randolph R. Claiborne, Jr., 1953-1963
 
5Conferences - Fred L. Nolting, 1949-1953
 
6Junior Vestry - Church School Project
 
7Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1966-1967
 
8Parish Life Conference Committee, 1953-1956
 
9Parish Life Conference Committee, 1953-1956
 

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261Valdosta, GA, 1957-1959
 
2Parish Workshop
 
3Teacher Training
 
4Parish Life Mission
 
5Fred L. Nolting, 1953-1963
 
6Fred L. Nolting, 1955-1956
 
7Teacher Training Guide, 1957
 

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271Fred L. Nolting, 1957-1958
 
2Parish Life Conference Staff Member Training, Fred L. Nolting (Observer Training), 1957
 
3"Life Among the Maieuts (Formerly Tom Swift and the Mentally Nude)", by Bealy
 
4Parish Workshop in Christian Education (Workshop in R. E. ), 1950
 
5Choir Guild (Music Department Manual), 1956-1957
 
6Teacher's Manual, 1954
 
7Teacher Training Guide, 1961
 
8"In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook on nuclear attack, natural disasters", 1968
 
9"An Age Level Guide to the Making and Using of Audio Visuals and Creative Teaching Aids", by Fred L. Nolting
 
10Fred L. Nolting, 1956-1957
 
11Diocesan Institutes, Fred L. Nolting
 

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281Adult Education
 
2Teacher Training Sessions, Bible Study Sessions
 
3"Leading Young People: A Basic Guide for Adult Leaders of Youth Groups", 1961
 
4Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1961-1962
 
5Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1962-1963
 
6Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1963-1964
 
7Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1964-1965
 
8Episcopal Young Churchmen's Notebook, 1965-1966
 
9"Nellie Peters' Pocket Hankerchief and What It Saw", 1907
2 copies, one has photo of St. Lukes pasted in
 
10Miscellaneous, 1962-1972
 
11C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts, May 30, 1963
 
12C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Endowment Fund, April 29, 1963
 
13C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Fee Simple Fund, June 29, 1965
 
14C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Fee Simple Fund, June 29, 1965
 
15C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts, May 30, 1963
 
16C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Endowment Fund, April 29, 1963
 
17C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts, May 30, 1963
 
18C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Fee Simple Fund, June 29, 1965
 
19C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Endowment Fund, April 29, 1963
 

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291C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Endowment Fund, April 29, 1963
 
2C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Fee Simple Fund, June 29, 1965
 
3C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts, May 30, 1963
 
4C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Endowment Fund, April 29, 1963
 
5C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts Fee Simple Fund, June 29, 1965
 
6C&S Bank Trust Department, Custodial Accounts, May 30, 1963
 
7Petition of St. Lukes re plan of investment and management of trusts, Oct. 18, 1963
 
8Choir, 1906-1976
 
9Histories of women's groups
 
10Scrapbook of Canterbury, England, 1933
 
11Vestry, April 1976-1978
 
12Vestry, May, 1976-1975
 
13Miscellaneous
 
14"The Armour of light: An Interpretation of the Prayer Book Collects" by Edward E. Tate & Marjorie Shearer, 1963
 
15"Keeping the Christian Year and a Christian Year Glossary", by William Sydnor, 1959
 
16"Order of Service for the Consecration of Rev. John Moore Walker as Bishop...Sept. 29, 1942"
 

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301"The Book of Common Prayer", 1945
 
2"The American Church Almanac and Year Book for 1894"
 
3"The Church Almanac for the Year of Our Lord, 1888"
 
4"Saint Luke's Church Yearbook", 1934
2 copies, 1 with notes by Wilbur Kurtz
 
5"Then Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1940"
 
6"The Church Hymnal: revised & enlarged, 1892"
 
7"Constitution & Canons for the government of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1789-1964"
 
8"Order of Service for the Consecration of Rev. John Moore Walker as Bishop...Sept. 29, 1942"
 
9Register of Church Services, 12 July 1963 - 2 Feb. 1975"
 

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311Women's Auxiliary Minutes, Sept. 1953-May, 1957
 
2Episcopal Churchwomen Minutes, 1958-1960
 
3Episcopal Churchwomen Minutes, 1960-1961
 
4Episcopal Churchwomen Minutes, 1961-1962
 
5Episcopal Churchwomen Committee Chairmen Reports; Reports from Circles, 1962-1963
 
6Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Committee Chairmen; Reports of Circles, 1963-1964
 
7Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Committee Chairmen; Reports of Circles, 1964-1965
 
8Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Committee Chairmen; Reports of Circles, 1965-1966
 
9Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Committee Chairmen; Reports of Circles, 1966-1967
 
10Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Circles, Calender, Budget, Program Agenda, 1967-1965
 
11Episcopal Churchwomen Committee Chairmen, Budget, Reports of Circles, 1968-1969
 
12Episcopal Churchwomen Reports of Circles, 1969-1970
 
13St. Martha's / Palmer Dallis Circle Minutes, 1940-1950
 

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321St. Audrey's Circle - Account Book, 1947-1957
 
2St. Audrey's Circle - Treasurers Report & Minutes, 1953-1960
 
3St. Audrey's Circle Minutes & Correspondence, 1956-1963
 
4St. Audrey's Circle Correspondence, 1958-1961
 
5Parochial Reports, 1936-1959