Guide to the First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa. Records, 1866-1983 AIS.1985.08

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa. Records
Creator
First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg (Wilkinsburg, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1985.08
Date
1866-1983
Extent
4.0 microfilm reels (2,078 frames)
Abstract
The First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1866. The collection contains meeting and session minutes and a church register from 1866-1983.

Preferred Citation

First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa. Records, 1866-1983, AIS.1985.08, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh

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Scope and Content Notes

The First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1866 as a Sabbath School mission established by the Beulah Presbyterian Church. In 1983, the First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg merged with the Edgewood Presbyterian Church to form the First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood.

The collection contains meeting and session minutes and a church register from 1866-1983. The church register contains information regarding lists of pastors, elders, deacons, trustees, inactive members, communicants, baptisms, marriages, and deaths. See also the Microfilmed Records of the Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Edgewood, Pennsylvania, 1891-1984, AIS.1985.7.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, July 21, 1988

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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

Donated by the First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania in 1985.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by David Rosenberg on July 21, 1988.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Michael O'Malley on August 18, 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: 1374594

Existence and Location of Copies

Original records are in the possession of the First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • First Presbyterian Church of Edgewood (Edgewood, Pa.).
  • First Presbyterian Church of Wilkinsburg (Wilkinsburg, Pa.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania -- Church history
  • Wilkinsburg (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records
  • Church records and registers -- Pennsylvania
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Clergy -- Pennsylvania
  • Deacons -- Pennsylvania
  • Deacons -- Presbyterian Church
  • Elders (Church officers) -- Pennsylvania
  • Presbyterian Church -- Clergy
  • Presbyterian Church -- Pennsylvania

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Previous Citation

First Presbyterian Church, Wilkinsburg, Pa. Records, 1866-1983, AIS.1985.08, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

First Presbyterian Church (Wilkinsburg, Pa.) Records, 1866-1983, Micro, ais 85:8, Archives of Industrial Society, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., 15260

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Minutes of Congregation 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Volume 1, December 23, 1903-May 13, 1914 321

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Series  II. Minutes of Session 

  Reel
Volume 1, September 1, 1866-April 28, 1891 1
  Reel
Volume 2, June 3, 1891-May 1, 1905 1
  Reel
Volume 3, May 10, 1905-April 27, 1910 1
  Reel
Volume 4, June 28, 1910-February 10, 1929 2
  Reel
Volume 5, February 12, 1929-May 4, 1941 2
  Reel
Volume 6, May 14, 1941-December 13, 1961 3
  Reel
Volume 7, January 7, 1962-April 26, 1976 3
  Reel
Volume 8, May 9, 1976, September 4, 1983 4

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Series  III. Church Register 

  Reel
Volume 1, 1967-1983 4

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