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Guide to the Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church records 2009.011

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 16, 2018
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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
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