Guide to the St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1852-1958 AIS.1982.15

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1982.15
Date
1852-1958
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel (873 frames)
Abstract
This collection contains the records of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh (Oakland), Pa. It includes a historical sketch, parish registers, minutes of the Women's Guild, register of church services, deed to Burgwin pew, correspondence, newsclippings, and photographs.

Preferred Citation

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1852-1958, AIS.1982.15, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains the records of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Pa. It includes a historical sketch, parish registers, minutes of the Women's Guild, register of church services, deed to Burgwin pew, correspondence, newsclippings, and photographs. Series I includes a historical sketch of the church, 1850-1918. Sereis II includes Parish registers, 1852-1958. These registers contain baptisms, communicants, confirmations, marriages, burials, parishoners, families, church offerings, and rectors. Series III contains the minutes of the Women's Guild of St. Peter's, November, 1916 - October, 1928. Series IV contains a register of church services and the deed to pew number 50.

Series V includes miscellaneous correspondence concerning the relocation of the church and the designation of the church as a national historic landmark. Series VI includes newsclippings about the relocation of the church building, change of rectors, church social and educational activities, 85th anniversary, national landmark status, and architectural style. Series VII includes photographs of the church facade, Grant and Diamond streets before relocation; the church as it stands on Fifth and Craft Avenues; and photos of church groups and the church basketball team.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, November 1982

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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

These records were microfilmed, with permission, by the Archives of Industrial Society, September 1982.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Katie Kirwan in November 1982.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in August 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: 1433578

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records in the possession of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Episcopal Church. -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Church records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

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

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Previous Citation

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1852-1958, AIS.1982.15, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh (Oakland) Pa. Records, 1852-1958, AIS Micro 82:15

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. History 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Historical Sketch of St. Peter's Church, 1850-1918 311

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Series  II. Parish Registers 

  Reel
Volume 1, December, 1852 - September, 1874 1
  Reel
Volume 2, 1852 - September, 1901 1
  Reel
Volume 3, June, 1902 - March, 1921 1
  Reel
Volume 4, October, 1918 - December, 1929 1
  Reel
Volume 5, September, 1927 - December, 1958, July, 1966 1

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Series  III. Minutes of the Women's Guild 

  Reel
Volume 1, November, 1916 - October, 1928 1
  Reel
Volume 2, 1929 - January, 1939 1

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Series  IV. Register of Church Services 

  Reel
Volume 1, October, 1928 - January, 1951 1
  Reel
Deed to Pew Number 50 (held by Hill Burgwin), April 23, 1867 1

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Series  V. Correspondence 

  Reel
Miscellaneous, April - December, 1972 1

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Series  VI. Newspaper Clippings 

  Reel
Volume 1, January, 1901 - October, 1972 1

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Series  VII. Photographs 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1909-1915 1

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