Central Christian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) records

Abstract

The Central Christian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) records (dated 1866-1944; 0.25 cubic feet; 3 items) comprise a church record book, a minute book of the Board of Elders, and a scrapbook entitled Chronicles of the First Christian Church Lexington, Ky. Continued Through the Main Street Christian Church and Central Christian Church.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Central Christian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) records
Extent
0.25 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Church records and registers -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Minutes and proceedings.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
70m15: [identification of item], Central Christian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) records, 1866-1941, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Central Christian Church began in 1816, when Barton W. Stone, founder of the Disciples of Christ denomination, established a congregation in Lexington. It was formally created as the Hill Street (Christian) Church in 1832. The church later moved to Main Street and changed its name to correspond to that address. The congregation moved to Short Street in 1894 and adopted the present name, Central Christian Church.
Scope and Content
The Central Christian Church (Lexington, Kentucky) records (dated 1866-1944; 0.25 cubic feet; 3 items) comprise a church record book, a minute book of the Board of Elders, and a scrapbook entitled Chronicles of the First Christian Church Lexington, Ky. Continued Through the Main Street Christian Church and Central Christian Church. The record book contains a continuous recording of the events at the Central Christian Church, Board of Elders meeting minutes, and financial information. Additionally, the book is interleaved with similar documents. The minute book consists exclusively of minutes from the Board of Elders. The scrapbook, compiled by John Crittenden Taylor, traces the history of the church through photographs, biographical sketches, and a typescript timeline.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Record book, 1866-1882

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Board of Elders minutes, 1883-1900, 1921-1941

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Chronicles of the First Christian Church Lexington, Ky. Continued Through the Main Street Christian Church and Central Christian Church, compiled by John Crittenden Taylor, 1934

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