Pisgah Presbyterian Church records, 1808-1965

Descriptive Summary

Title
Pisgah Presbyterian Church records, 1808-1965
Creator
Pisgah Presbyterian Church (Woodford County, Ky.)
Extent
2 reels of microfilm.
Subjects
Pisgah Bible Society (Ky.)
Pisgah Presbyterian Church (Woodford County, Ky.)
Bible--Publication and distribution--Societies, etc.
Church records and registers--Kentucky--Woodford County.
Presbyterians--Kentucky--Woodford County.
Woodford County--Church history.
Account books.
Minutes.
Registers.
Rolls
Arrangement
Organized: Reel 1: Pisgah Bible Society; Miscellany; Account books; Records of the Session, 1838-1884, 1808-1939; Minutes of the Session, 1884-1917. Reel 2: Minutes of the Session, 1917-1945; Minutes of the Congregational meeting, 1920-1944; Church register, 1892-1947; Minutes of the session, 1945-1965; Minutes of the Congregregational Meeting, 1945-1964; Church register, 1897-1965. Chronological arrangement within each category.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The church was established in 1784 with the Rev. Adam Rankin as its pastor. In 1794, a school, known as the Kentucky Academy, was created at the church site. This institution was united with Transylvania Seminary in 1798 to form Transylvania University. The church has continued to flourish up to the present time.
Scope and Content
These are microfilmed copies of the account books, minutes, registers, membership rolls, and other miscellaneous materials of the Pisgah Presbyterian Church and its subsidiary, the Pisgah Bible Society. The records consist of a record book (1817-1836, 1853-1855) for the Pisgah Bible Society; for the Pisgah Presbyterian Church, account books (1848, 1853-1855); records of the session (1808-1939); minutes of the session (1884-1965); minutes of the congregational meetings (1920-1964); church registers (1892-1965); and miscellaneous surveys, church rolls, subscriber lists, and insurance records.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
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