Detroit Congregational Union. Records, 1904-1937.

Collection Information

Detroit Congregational Union records


Detroit Congregational Union




1 box, 5 folders (0.3 linear feet)

Collection ID #:

RG 4973

Conditions Governing Access:


Copyright: Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], in the Detroit Congregational Union records, RG 4973. The Congregational Library and Archive, Boston, MA.



Processing information:

Collection processed by Jessica Steytler, January 2012.


Collection contains minutes of meetings and one financial ledger from the early 20th century.

Acquisition Information:

Was a part of the Michigan Conference acquisition in 2011.

Historical Note

According to the 1902 Constitution and By-Laws, the purpose of the Union was:

"To aid in the organization and support of Congregational churches and Sunday schools in the city of Detroit, both by furnishing buildings for such churches and schools and means for defraying the expenses of conducting the same; also to encourage among the members of our churches a more friendly and intimate acquaintance and promote their spiritual intellectual culture.

"The membership of the Union shall consist of delegates from each Congregational church in the city of Detroit."


Scope of Collection

Contains 5 folders of the organization's meetings, financial records. Some ledgers make mention of the Congregational Association of Detroit on its title page.





Related Material

Michigan Conference of Congregational Christian Churches. Congregational Association of Detroit. RG 4966


Access Terms

Detroit Congregational Club

Detroit Congregational Union

Michigan Conference of Congregational Christian Churches. Congregational Association of Detroit


Detailed Description and Container List

Minutes 1904-1918
Financial 1916-1927
Minutes 1918-1919
Minutes 1924-1937 (unbound, in 2 folders)