Guide to the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, Pa. Records, 1891-1988 AIS.1990.03

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, Pa. Records
Creator
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (Swissvale, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1990.03
Date
1916-1989
Extent
2.0 microfilm reels (1045 frames)
Abstract
The Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Swissvale, Pa., was founded in 1916. The collection spans the years 1916-1989. The records in the collection contain historical material; membership information; lists of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials; and photographs.

Preferred Citation

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, Pa. Records, 1916-1989, AIS.1990.03, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Swissvale, Pa., was founded in 1916. A more detailed history (1950) can be found in the collection along with a 50th Anniversary Booklet. The records also includes a history (1882-1932) of the Evangelical Luthern Concordia Orphans and Old Peoples Home in Jefferson Township, Butler County, Pa.

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Scope and Content Notes

The collection spans the years 1916-1989 and consists of 1045 frames on two reels of microfilm. The records include historical materials about the church and related activities; lists of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials; membership and officer information; minutes; and annals of the congregation. The collection also contains fourteen photographs of the church and related activities and part two of The Luthern Witness.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, June 27, 1990

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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 1990.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Thompson on in June 27, 1990.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Jamie Shriver on September 9, 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: 1437219

Existence and Location of Originals

Microfilmed by the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, in cooperation with ais, from originals in the possession of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, PA.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Evangelical Lutheran Church.
  • Evangelical Lutheran Concordia Orphans and Old Peoples Home (Jefferson, Butler County, Pa. : Township).
  • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (Swissvale, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Burial records
  • Church records
  • Marriage records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Swissvale (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records -- Pennsylvania -- Swissvale
  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Swissvale
  • Church records and registers -- Pennsylvania -- Swissvale
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Confirmation records -- Pennsylvania -- Swissvale

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Previous Citation

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, Pa. Records, 1916-1989, AIS.1990.03, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Swissvale, PA, Records, 1916-1989, ais 90:3 Micro, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh.

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Collection Inventory

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Church History, 1950 341

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  Reel
50th Anniversary Booklet, 1964 1

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  Reel
Constitution, 1

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  Reel
Minutes, January 1957-December 1972 1

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  Reel
Officers, 1916-1975 1

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  Reel
List of members, 1916-1948 1

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  Reel
Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials, 1916-1965 1

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  Reel
Annals of the Congregation 1

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  Reel
Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials, 1965-1989 2

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  Reel
Communicant Register, December 1964 2

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  Reel
Officers, 1916-1975 2

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  Reel
List of members, 1916-1948 2

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  Reel
Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials, 1916-1965 2

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  Reel
Annals of the Congregation 2

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  Reel
Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials, 1965-1989 2

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  Reel
Communicant Register, December 1964 2

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  Reel
Accessions and Dismissals, 1965-1989 2

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  Reel
Marriage Licenses, 1917-1989 2

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  Reel
Membership Transfers and Releases, 1917-1965 2

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  Reel
Memorials 2

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  Reel
Membership Cards 2

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  Reel
Index Cards of Baptisms, Confirmations, Marriages, Burials 2

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  Reel
Photographs of Church and Activities 2

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  Reel
History of the Evangelical Lutheran Concordia Orphans and Old Peoples Home, 1882-1932 2

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  Reel
The Lutheran Witness, Part Two 2

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