Guide to the Zion Church of the Evangelical Association Records, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1843-1908 AIS.1974.16

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Zion Church of the Evangelical Association, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
Zion Church of the Evangelical Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1974.16
Date
1843-1908
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel (negative)
Abstract
The collection contains quarterly conference proceedings; constitutions; church, record, and minute books; various records of the Sunday school, Evangelical Singing Society, Sick Benefit Society, and library from 1843-1908.

Preferred Citation

Zion Church of the Evangelical Association Records, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1843-1908; AIS.1974.16, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

The collection contains quarterly conference proceedings; constitutions; church, record, and minute books; various records of the Sunday school, Evangelical Singing Society, Sick Benefit Society, and library from 1843-1908.

The quarterly conference proceedings are in English and German languages.

The church register is in German and contains a historical register and an official register listing the name of officer, official position, when chosen/elected, circumstances of transfer, and notes. The church register contains an organizational register from 1890-1900, listing names, positions, circumstances of recording, place of residence, grade/class, and notes. The church register also contains a register of statistics from 1876-1904. The church register contains a baptismal register from 1876-1905, listing baptismal dates and names, date and place of birth, place of baptism, names of parents, and notes. There is also a marriage register appendix from 1876-1904, listing marriage dates, names, place of residence and birth, male occupation, age, officiating minister, witnesses, and notes.

The record book contains records of baptisms, marriages, and probationers; an alphabetical member list, and Sunday school class records. The minute books are in English and German languages. The records of the Sick Benefit Society contain minute and dues books and the treasurer notebook. Library records contain a catalog listing of books.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, September 1974

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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Albright United Methodist Church in September 1974.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Archives Service Center staff in September 1974.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Michael O'Malley on May 20, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1437230

Existence and Location of Copies

The original records are in possession of the Albright United Methodist Church.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Evangelical Association of North America.
  • Zion Church of the Evangelical Association (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Church records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Churches and Synagogues

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Previous Citation

Zion Church of the Evangelical Association, Pittsburgh, Records, 1843-1908; ais 74:16, Archives of Industrial Society, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

Zion Church of the Evangelical Association Records, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1843-1908; AIS.1974.16, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  Microfilm-cabinetReelItem
Quarterly Conference Proceedings, December 25, 1843-February 10, 1893 111

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Church register, 1876-1905 2

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Record book, 1874-1876 3

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Record book of offerings - Treasurer, 1861-1889 4

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Constitutions and minute books, ca. 1850-1906 5

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Evangelical Singing Society - minute book, November 5, 1882-November 3, 1887 6

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Sick Benefit Society - records, 1880-1908 7

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Library - records, ca. 1866-1884 8

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