First and Second Presbyterian Churches Records, 1827-1951

Descriptive Summary

Title
First and Second Presbyterian Churches Records, 1827-1951
Creator
First Presbyterian Church (Danville, Ky.)
Extent
3 reels.
Subjects
First Presbyterian Church (Danville, Ky.)
Second Presbyterian Church (Danville, Ky.)
Church records and registers--Kentucky--Danville.
Presbyterians--Kentucky.
Danville (Ky.)--Churches
Arrangement
Organization: M-74 (2 reels) includes records for the Second Presbyterian Church and records for the First Presbyterian Church from 1858- 1915; M-75 contains records for the First Presbyterian Church from 1937-1951 on one reel. All materials are chronologically arranged.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
It is believed that the churches still hold the original records. These are microfilm copies of records of the First and Second Presbyterian churches in Danville, Ky. The collection contains church and sessional records (primarily minutes) for both institutions. The records note membership changes, church business, and the elections of pastors and elders. The records for the First Presbyterian Church date from 1827-1839, and from 1852-1868. The records for the Second Presbyterian Church date from 1858-1915, and from 1937-1951.

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