South Frankfort Presbyterian Church and Lower Benson Presbyterian Church scrapbook, 1830-1963

Descriptive Summary

Title
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church and Lower Benson Presbyterian Church scrapbook, 1830-1963
Creator
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church (Ky.)
Extent
1 volume on 1 reel of microfilm (partial)
Subjects
Reading, Alice Janes.
Lower Benson Presbyterian Church (Frankfort, Ky.)
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church.--Women's Auxiliary.
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church (Ky.)
Presbyterians--Kentucky.
Women in church work--Kentucky.
Church records and registers--Kentucky--Frankfort.
Frankfort (Ky.)--Church history.
Kentucky--Genealogy
Arrangement
Organized: Lower Benson Church records first, followed by South Frankfort Church records; both sets of papers are arranged chronologically, for the most part.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Lower Benson Presbyterian Church merged with the South Frankfort Presbyterian Church in 1886.
Scope and Content
This is a microfilm copy of a typescript scrapbook containing information about the Lower Benson Presbyterian Church and the South Frankfort Baptist Church, both located in Frankfort, Ky. The scrapbook contains information about the two churches' history, biographical sketches of church members, lists of pastors and members, financial reports, newspaper clippings, a copy of the church property deed, and reports made by the Women's Auxiliary from 1921 to 1942. It includes a typescript copy of the minutes of the Lower Benson Presbyterian Church. There are also photographs of Sunday school classes and a portrait of Alice Janes Reading, the church historian who compiled the book.

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