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Guide to the Ebenezer Old School Baptist Church Records
1825–1961 (bulk, 1825–1905)
 MS 3131

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 07, 2020
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a certified copy of the church's certificate of incorporation (1838; made 1899); meeting minutes (1825–1902); trustees' minutes (1865–1959); correspondence (1873–1957; bulk, 1873–1905); financial accounts (1948–1960); property deeds and mortgages (1899, 1934–1961); a circa 1909 postcard view of the "Ebenezer O. S. Baptist Church, Constituted 1806, 1216 Intervale Ave., N.Y."; and histories of the Ebenezer and Hopewell (New Jersey) Old School Baptist Churches. A list of members (circa 1828–1850) is recorded in the earliest meeting minutes.

Arrangement

The material is grouped chronologically within the following categories: certificate of incorporation; meeting minutes; trustees' minutes; correspondence; financial accounts; property records; postcard; church histories.