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Guide to the Church Extension Board of the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau records 1978.027

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Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 17, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau. Extension Board.
Creator: Woodman, R. H.
Title: Church Extension Board of the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau records
Dates [inclusive]: 1889-1962
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in seven folders
Text [Box]: A0075
Call Phrase: 1978.027
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Historical note

The Church Extension Board of the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau, Inc. was an agency created in 1914 to house the Presbytery's records, to aid in the establishment of new churches, and to give assistance to existing churches. The agency was located on Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights.

Biographical note

R.H. Woodman (1841-1943), born in Brooklyn, was organist and choirmaster at First Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn Heights from 1880 to 1941.

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Scope and Contents note

The Church Extension Board of the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau records span the period 1889 to 1962 and measure 0.25 linear feet. The records include financial documents and minutes of the Church Extension Board, a choir roll book, and letters written by R. H. Woodman.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Church records
  • Correspondence
  • Financial records
  • Minutes

Subject Organizations

  • United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau. Extension Board.

Subject Topics

  • Presbyterian Church -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Nassau County (N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Church Extension Board of the Presbytery of Brooklyn-Nassau records, 1978.027, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Edgarton G. North, 1965.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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