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St. John's Lutheran Church records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0041

Collection Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1742-1931

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Historical Note

Evangelical Lutheran church organized in Charleston, South Carolina in 1742. The present church sanctuary on Archdale Street was dedicated in 1818.

Extent

1.5 linear feet (3 document boxes, 1 oversize paper folder)

Abstract

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.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff, date unknown. Edited and reprocessed for encoding by Joshua Minor, February 2016.

Title
Inventory of the St. John's Lutheran Church Records, 1742-1931
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by: Joshua Minor
Date
2016
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
(843) 953-8016
(843) 953-6319 (Fax)