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Guide to the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church records 2009.011

Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by John Zarrillo. Digital material processed by Erica López in 2019.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 09, 2022
eng using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Maggie Schreiner to reflect digital materials Updated by Alice Griffin to include CBH language and unpublish note with broken link.  , December 2020 , May 2022

Descriptive Summary

Source: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Title: Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church records
Dates [inclusive]: 1816-2011
Dates [bulk]: 1850-1990
Abstract: The records of the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church document the history of the church, from its founding in 1857 to 2011 (the collection includes material dating back 1816). These records include church bulletins, publications, scrapbooks, membership and vital records, financial records, annual reports, building and property records, clippings, and photographs. The files also document specific aspects of the church, including its pastors (especially Theodore L. Cuyler); the Session; its choir, organ, and music program; Elders and administrators; missionary work (in Korea, Kentucky, and locally in Brooklyn); its Christian education program; various church groups; and LAPC members' roles in World War I and World War II.
Quantity: 42.25 Linear Feet in 32 record cartons, six manuscript boxes, four flat boxes, and one small box
Quantity: 219 Megabytes in 1 digital file.
Location: The majority of the materials in this collection are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least three weeks prior to research visit.
Call Phrase: 2009.011