Guide to the Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1817-1977 AIS.1984.13

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1984.13
Date
1817-1977
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels (1688 frames)
Abstract
These records consist of a pamphlet about the history, newsclippings, church registers, and general records, 1817-1970 of Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. The bulk of the records are 1817-1920.

Preferred Citation

Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1984.13, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh

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Scope and Content Notes

These records consist of a pamphlet of the church history, newsclippings, church registers, and general records, 1817-1970 of Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. The bulk of the records are 1817-1920.

Series I contains pamphlet history and newsclippings. Series II contains church registers including records of marriages, baptisms, membership, attendance, probationers, records for classes, funerals, and pastoral and statistical records. Series III contains general records of minutes, baptisms, marriages, class records, probationers, membership, and church trials.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, October 1984

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

These records were filmed by the Archives of Industrial Society and the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society in 1984.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jeffrey M. Flannery in October, 1984.

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: 1382356

Existence and Location of Copies

Original records are in the possession of Detre Library and Archives, Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Methodist Church (U.S.). -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Methodist Episcopal Church. -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Smithfield Street Methodist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Smithfield Street United Methodist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Smithfield United Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • United Methodist Church (U.S.). -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

Genre(s)

  • Histories

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records
  • Church records and registers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Methodist Church -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh

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Previous Citation

Smithfield Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1984.13, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. History and Clippings 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Pamphlet History, No Date 321
  Reel
Newsclippings, 1903-1977 1

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Series  II. Church Registers 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1818-1832 1
  Reel
Volume 1a, 1818-1832 1
  Reel
Volume 2, 1846-1859 1
  Reel
Volume 3, 1859-1864 1
  Reel
Volume 4, 1864-1880 1
  Reel
Volume 5, 1880-1888 1
  Reel
Volume 6, 1886-1901 1
  Reel
Volume 7, 1901-1911 1
  Reel
Volume 8, 1906-1912 2
  Reel
Volume 9, 1913-1915 2
  Reel
Volume 10, 1911-1916 2
  Reel
Volume 11, 1916-1920 2

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Series  III. General Records 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1817-1832 2
  Reel
Volume 2, 1835-1841 2
  Reel
Volume 3, 1837-1841 2
  Reel
Volume 4, 1841-1847 2

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