Guide to the St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1886-1979 AIS.1980.01

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
St. George Syrian Orthodox Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1980.01
Date
1886-1979
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels
Abstract
The records of St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., consist of baptismal, marriage, and funeral records. They also include church bulletins for 1979; a report on the state of the Parish, July, 1979; and the annual financial report, 1979.

Preferred Citation

St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1980.01, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

St. George's was founded in the Hill District in 1917 and was moved to a new building at the Boulevard of the Allies and Dawson St. in 1954. St. George's is Syrian Antiochian Orthodox, a division of the Orthodox Church which is under the jurisdiction of the Patriarch of Antioch. It is a member of the Federation of Orthodox Greek and Catholic Churches of America.

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Scope and Content Notes

The records of St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., span the years 1886-1979, but are concetrated between 1959 and 1979. They consist of baptismal, marriage, and funeral records. They also include church bulletins for 1979; a report on the state of the Parish, July, 1979; and the annual financial report, 1979.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, May 1980

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
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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

This collection was microfilmed by Archives Service Center with funds provided by NEH grant RC-0036-79-1210, "Survey and Acquisition of Source Materials Relating to Immigrant and Ethnic Life in Southwestern Pa.", 1980.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Katie Kirwan in May 1980.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in September, 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: 1430495

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records are located at St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • St. George Syrian Orthodox Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Church bulletins
  • Church records
  • Marriage records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Ethnic groups
  • Funeral records -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Syrian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1980.01, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

St. George (Syrian) Orthodox Church, 3400 Dawson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15202, Records, 1886-1979, AIS Micro 80:01, Archives of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Baptismal Records, 1886-1979 291

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  Reel
Marriage Records, 1959-1970 1

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  Reel
 1971-1979 2

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  Reel
Funeral Records, 1944-1979 2

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  Reel
Church Bulletins, 1979 2

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  Reel
Report on the State of the Parish, 1979 2

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  Reel
Annual Financial Report, 1979 2

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