Guide to the Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa. Records, 1875-1984 AIS.1984.23

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa. Records
Creator
Trinity Tower United Methodist Church (Penn Hills, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1984.23
Date
1875-1984
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel 654 frames (negative and positive)
Abstract
This collection contains the records of three different churches that merged to form the Trinity Tower United Methodist Church. They contain historical data, minutes, registers, and charts.

Preferred Citation

Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa. Records, AIS.1984.23, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh

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History

Trinity Tower United Methodist Church was formed as a result of a merger between Penn Hills Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa., and Rock Bend Methodist Church, formerly the Fourth Methodist Protestant Church, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains the records of three different churches that merged to form the Trinity Tower United Methodist Church. They contain historical data, 1886-1975; minutes, 1911-1938; registers, 1875-1984; and charts, 1958-1965. The historical data in Series I. includes charter, legal papers regarding mortgage of the property, amendments to charter petitioning for name change, bulletins, newsletters, proposed budgets, and photographs.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, October 1984

University of Pittsburgh Library System
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 a gift from Trinity Tower United Methodist, Penn Hills, Pa., 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 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: 1381945

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection has been microfilmed by Archives Service Center and the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society from originals in the possession of Trinity Tower United Methodist, Penn Hills, Pa., 1984.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Fourth Methodist Protestant Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Penn Hills Methodist Church (Penn Hills, Pa.).
  • Rock Bend Methodist Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • Trinity Tower United Methodist Church (Penn Hills, Pa.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Penn Hills (Pa.) -- Church history
  • Pennsylvania -- Church history
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Religion

Subject(s)

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

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Previous Citation

Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa. Records, AIS.1984.23, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, Penn Hills, Pa., Records, 1875-1984.

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Historical Material 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Fourth Methodist Protestant Church, 1886-1964 321
  Reel
Penn Hills Methodist Church, 1958-1975 1

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Series  II. Minutes 

  Reel
Annual Congregation, 1911-1938 1
  Reel
Quarterly Conference, 1921-1934 1

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Series  III. Registers 

  Reel
Fourth Methodist Protestant Church, Rock Bend Methodist Church, 1875-1907, 1928-1962 1
  Reel
Penn Hills Methodist Church, 1958-1984 1
  Reel
Trinity Tower United Methodist Church, 1970-1984 1

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Series  IV. Charts, Penn Hills Methodist Church, 

  Reel
Fund Raising, 1961-1962 1
  Reel
Growth Chart 1958-1965 1

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