Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Pawtucket Congregational Church. Records, 1828-2009.

Collection Information
Title:

Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Pawtucket Congregational Church records.

Creator(s):

Pawtucket Congregational Church (Pawtucket, RI)
Central Falls Congregational Church (Central Falls, RI)

Dates:

1828-2009

Extent:

26 record cartons (33.8 linear feet)

Collection ID #:

RG 4932

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is available, unrestricted, for access by researchers.

Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the in the Pawtucket (R.I.) Congregational Church records. RG 4932. The Congregational Library and Archive, Boston, MA.

Language:

English

Processing information:

Collection accessioned by Cristina Prochilo on March 13, 2013, and Jessica Steytler on June 14, 2013.

Revision History:

This collection has been minimally processed for access. Please contact the archivist or librarian for more information.

Abstract:

Pawtucket Congregational Church was founded in 1828. On January 1, 2012, Pawtucket Congregational and Sayles Memorial Churches were legally merged to become Chapel Street Congregational Church in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Records in this collection document the founding, life, and merger of Pawtucket Congregational church.

Note: This collection has been minimally processed for access and is available for researcher access.

Acquisition Information:

Collection donated to the Congregational Library and Archive, December 2009, total of 21 boxes (27.3 linear feet).  A second deposit was donated June 2013, total of 6 boxes (7.4 linear feet).

Organizational History

Pawtucket Congregational Church was founded in 1828. On January 1, 2012, Pawtucket Congregational and Sayles Memorial Churches were legally merged to become Chapel Street Congregational Church in Lincoln, Rhode Island.

 

Scope of Collection

This collection contains records pertaining to the formation of the church, bylaws, fellowship and history of the church. Included in this collection are financial records, annual reports, and records of the clerk, the treasurer, pastors, and various committees. Also included are membership listings, 19th century relations, and records pertaining to the church's merger. Additionally there are two boxes of materials from Central Falls Congregational Church included in this collection.

 

Arrangement

This collection has not been arranged. The order delineated in this guide is the original order in which the records were given to the library.

 

Related Material

Please search the library's online catalog for related materials.

 

Access Terms

Congregational churches - Relations.

Church records and registers - Rhode Island.

Congregational churches - Rhode Island - Central Falls.

Congregational churches - Rhode Island - Pawtucket.

Rhode Island - Church history.

Pawtucket Congregational Church (Pawtucket, R.I.)

 

Detailed Description and Container List

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