Church letters, 1808-1853

Descriptive Summary

Title
Church letters, 1808-1853
Creator
19th century Baptist and Christian churches in eastern Kentucky
Extent
37 pieces
Subjects
Church history--Kentucky.
Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ)--Kentucky.
Baptists--Kentucky.
Church records and registers.
Kentucky--Church history.
North Carolina--Church history.
Virginia--Church history.
Letcher County (Ky.)--Church history.
Perry County (Ky.)--Church history.
Pike County (Ky.)--Church history.
Correspondence.
Minutes
Arrangement
No discernible arrangement.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection contains church documents predominantly from 19th century Baptist and Christian churches in eastern Kentucky. Many of these materials consist of dismissal letters addressed from Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky churches. Church minutes and several other church-related documents are from the Kentucky counties of Perry, Pike and Letcher. Included are communications between churches requesting ministerial assistance for ordinances and invitations to church events. The articles of faith from one church are also contained in this collection.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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