Guide to the Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1851-1980 AIS.1980.31

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa. Records
Creator
Trinity German Lutheran Church (Wexford, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1980.31
Date
1851-1980
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels (835 frames)
Abstract
The records of the Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa., consist of combined record books, minutes of the Church Council, minutes of the Adult Bible Class, and a Treasurer's Book from 1851-1980.

Preferred Citation

Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1851-1980, AIS.1980.31, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection is mostly comprised of combined record books, 1851-1980, that include baptisms, communions, confirmations, marriages, deaths, constitution, by-laws, pastors, church council, and members. The minutes of the church council cover the years 1870-1949. Portions of the minutes are in old German script. The collection also includes minutes of the Adult Bible Class, 1932-1947, and a treasurer's book, 1895-1909.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1980

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Revision Description

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

Access Restrictions

Restricted access. Researchers wishing to access the records for the 75 years preceding the date of inquiry must obtain permission from the pastor. All records more than 75 years old are available without permission.

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 with permission by Archives of Industrial Society in 1980.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by ASC Staff in 1980.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in October 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: 4205075

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records in the possession of Trinity Lutheran Church, 2500 Brandt School Rd., Wexford, PA 15090

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Trinity German Lutheran Church (Wexford, Pa.). -- Archives

Subject(s)

  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Ethnic groups
  • Lutheran Church -- Pennsylvania -- Wexford -- History

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Previous Citation

Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa. Records, 1851-1980, AIS.1980.31, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Trinity (German) Lutheran Church, Wexford, Pa., Records, 1851-1980, AIS Micro 80:31, Archives of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh Libraries.

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Combined Record Books 

Scope and Content Notes

Series I contains the combined record books, 1851-1980. There are four volumes that include baptisms, communions, confirmations, marriages, deaths, constitution, by-laws, pastors, church council, and members.

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Volume 1, 1851-1899 291
  Reel
Volume 2, 1908-1945 1
  Reel
Volume 3, 1946-1971 1
  Reel
Volume 4, 1971-1980 2

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Series  II. Minutes 

Scope and Content Notes

Series II contains the minutes of the Church Council, 1870-1949, and the minutes of the Adult Bible Class, 1932-1947. Volume 1 and 2 of the Church Council Minutes is partially in old German and partially in English. Volume 1 includes the constitution and by-laws.

Subseries  1. Church Council 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1870-1894 2
  Reel
Volume 2, 1883-1908 2
  Reel
Volume 3, 1935-1945 2
  Reel
Volume 4, 1945-1949 2

Subseries  2. Adult Bible Class 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1932-1947 2

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Series  III. Treasurer's Book 

Scope and Content Notes

Series III contains the Treasurer's Book, 1895-1909, and typescript minutes of congregational meetings, 1878-1894.

  Reel
Volume 1, 1895-1909 2

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