Guide to the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1883-1985 AIS.1989.01

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1989.01
Date
1883-1985
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel
Abstract
The Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in 1883 by Rev. Adolph Egbert to help serve the German Lutheran Church in Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. The collection consists mainly of church registers from 1883 to 1985. The records include anniversary programs and lists of baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, and deaths.

Preferred Citation

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1883-1985, AIS.1989.01, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in 1883 by Rev. Adolph Egbert to help serve the German Lutheran Church in Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Programs from the 40th, 50th, and 75th anniversaries are included in the collection and provide additional information about church history and Rev. Adolph Egbert. The most recent church history can be found in the program, "A Night With the Steelers" (January 18, 1985).

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Scope and Content Notes

The records span the years, 1883-1985, and consist of 747 frames on one reel of microfilm. The collection consists mainly of church registers from 1883 to 1976. These records contain lists of baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, and deaths. The collection includes Council and Congregation minutes and early envelope system accounts (1904-1917). Also included in the collection are the 40th, 50th, and 75th Anniversary programs, which includes information about church history and Rev. Adolph Egbert. The most recent church history can be found in the program, "A Night With the Steelers". Furthermore, two undated photographs of the church can be found at the end of the collection.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, August 30, 1989

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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

Gift of Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society in 1989.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Thompson on in August 30, 1989.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Jamie Shriver on September 8, 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: 1384151

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilmed by the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, in cooperation with ais, from originals in the possession of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church. -- Clergy
  • Pittsburgh Steelers (Football team).
  • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Church records
  • Histories
  • Programs (Documents)

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mount Washington (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Church history
  • Pennsylvania -- Anniversaries, etc.
  • Pennsylvania -- Church history
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Religion

Personal Name(s)

  • Egbert, Adolph

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Clergy -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Ethnic groups
  • Football players -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • German Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Religion
  • Germans -- Pennsylvania
  • Germans -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Lutheran Church -- Clergy
  • Lutheran Church -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Mount Washington

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Previous Citation

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, PA, Records, 1883-1985, ais 89:1 Micro, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh.

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1883-1985, AIS.1989.01, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Section: Volume 1, 1883-1896 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Baptisms, Sept. 1883-June 1896 34
  Reel
Confirmations, April 1884-June 1891 1
  Reel
Marriages, 1891-1904 1
  Reel
Funerals, 1891-1904 1

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Section: Volume 2, 1904-1976 

  Reel
Births and Baptisms, 1904-1916 1
  Reel
Weddings, 1905-1976 1
  Reel
Funerals, 1905-1976 1

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Section: Volume 3, 1916-1976 

  Reel
Baptisms, 1916-1976 1

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Section: Volume 4, 1976-1988 

  Reel
Baptisms, 1976-1988 1
  Reel
Confirmations, 1976-1988 1
  Reel
Marriages, 1976-1988 1
  Reel
Funerals, 1976-1988 1

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