Middlesex South records, 1828-1955.

Collection Information
Title:

Middlesex South records, 1828-1955.

Creator(s):

Middlesex South Association.

Middlesex South Conference of Churches.

Middlesex-Mendon Association.

Middlesex South Ministerial Association.

Dates:

1828-1955

Extent:

1 record carton (1.15 cubic feet)

Collection ID #:

RG5179

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is unrestricted and open to the public.

Physical Access:

The record carton is heavy: staff should proceed with care. The text blocks on the volumes are strong, but the leather covers are deteriorating; proceed with care.

Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Middlesex South records, RG5179. The Congregational Library & Archives, Boston, MA.

Language:

English

Processing information:

Processed by Jessica Steytler

Abstract:

The Middlesex South Association was established in 1830. The Middlesex South Conference of Churches was organized in 1828. The Middlesex-Mendon Association merged the two separate Associations in 1933. The Middlesex South Ministerial Association volume also has Middlesex South Association and Middlesex-Mendon Association records. This collection consists of 7 bound volumes of these groups.

Acquisition Information:

The Framingham Grace Church held much of these records before they were deposited at the Congregational Library & Archives.

Materials arrived piecemeal, and were kept in the library's circulating collection before being transferred to the archive.

Description

Historical Note

The Middlesex South Association was established in 1830. The Middlesex South Conference of Churches was organized in 1828. The Middlesex-Mendon Association merged the two separate Associations in 1933. The Middlesex South Ministerial Association volume also has Middlesex South Association and Middlesex-Mendon Association records. These groups existed within the General Association Massachusetts, which eventually changed its name to the Massachusetts Congregational Conference and Missionary society, the forerunner to the current Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ.

 

Scope of Collection

This collection consists of seven bound volumes. Contents include articles of faith, constitutions, meeting minutes, lists of participants, and financial information.

 

Further Searches

Subject Headings

Church - Associations, institutions, etc.

Middlesex South Association.

Middlesex South Conference of Churches.

Middlesex-Mendon Association.

Middlesex South Ministerial Association.

General Association of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Congregational Conference.

Massachusetts Congregational Conference and Missionary Society.

 

Related Materials

Massachusetts Conference. Mendon Assocation records, RG1136.

 

Arrangement

The different groups have overlapping timelines and in some instances, shared volumes.

 

Contents

Scope of Series

  Date Box
Middlesex South Association 1835-1877 B1
Middlesex South Association 1880-1914 B1
Middlesex South Association
Middlesex-Mendon Association
1914-1941 B1
Middlesex South Ministerial Association
Middlesex South Association
Middlesex-Mendon Association
1915-1955 B1
Middlesex South Conference of Churches 1828-1852 B1
Middlesex South Conference of Churches 1853-1887 B1
Middlesex South Conference of Churches 1888-1915 B1

 

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