St. John's Lutheran Church records
Typewritten transcriptions of original records held by St. John's Lutheran Church of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1742 to 1931. Transcripts were part of two Federal Works Progress Administration projects carried out from 1935 through 1937 and sponsored by the College of Charleston. Included are transcriptions of records of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, births, and deaths, rules of the Lutheran Church of German Protestants, a journal containing the five articles of faith, the act of incorporation and rules of corporation, minutes including Sunday school association minutes, pew holder member's accounts, including a pew floor plan, and several cashbooks and a ledger.
- St. John's Lutheran Church (Charleston, S.C.) (Organization)
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Materials in English
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Evangelical Lutheran church organized in Charleston, South Carolina in 1742. The present church sanctuary on Archdale Street was dedicated in 1818.
1.5 linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversize paper folder)
Typewritten transcriptions of original records of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1742 to 1931. Transcriptions were part of two Federal Works Progress Administration projects carried out from 1935 through 1937 and sponsored by the College of Charleston.
Materials are described at the folder level.
Processed by Special Collections staff, date unknown. Edited and reprocessed for encoding by Joshua Minor, February 2016.
- Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Lutherans -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Registers of births, etc. -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- St. John's Lutheran Church (Charleston, S.C.) -- Records and correspondence
- ledgers (account books)
- minutes (administrative records)
- registers (lists)
- Inventory of the St. John's Lutheran Church Records, 1742-1931
- Processed by: Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
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