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Emanuel A.M.E. Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1035

Collection Overview

1. Church Records

2. Maryville Materials

Collection Arrangement The records consist of three volumes containing minutes of the leadership of the church, detailing all elements of business and religious life; with various sporadic listings of members, monthly contributions to the church and other financial records. Many of the minutes are written in a modified form of Gullah. Miscellaneous materials include financial receipts and some information about Maryville, including correspondence of the West Ashley Civic Association.

Dates

  • approximately 1950-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Material in English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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Historical Note

Emanuel A.M.E. Church is located in the area of St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina that once was part of the incorporated African American town of Maryville. The town lost its charter in 1936 and the area is now part of the City of Charleston. The church continues on its original site, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Highway 61.

Extent

0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)

Abstract

Emanuel A.M.E. Church is located in the area of St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina that once was part of the incorporated African American town of Maryville. The town lost its charter in 1936 and the area is now part of the City of Charleston. The church continues on its original site, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Highway 61.

The records consist of three volumes containing minutes of the leadership of the church, detailing all elements of business and religious life; with various sporadic listings of members, monthly contributions to the church and other financial records. Many of the minutes are written in a modified form of Gullah. Miscellaneous materials include financial receipts and some information about Maryville, including correspondence of the West Ashley Civic Association.

Collection Arrangement

The records consist of three volumes containing minutes of the leadership of the church, detailing all elements of business and religious life; with various sporadic listings of members, monthly contributions to the church and other financial records. Many of the minutes are written in a modified form of Gullah. Miscellaneous materials include financial receipts and some information about Maryville, including correspondence of the West Ashley Civic Association.

Processing Information

Processed by O. Pickett and Harlan Greene, December 2006

Encoded by Melissa Bronheim, August 2010

Funding from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation supported the processing of this collection.

Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the collection processing and encoding of this finding aid.

Title
Inventory of the Emanuel A.M.E. Church Records, circa 1950 - 1982
Author
Processed by: Tim Fritz and Harlan Greene; machine-readable finding aid created by: Melissa Bronheim
Date
© 2010
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English
Sponsor
Funding from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation and the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the collection processing and encoding of this finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

Contact:
125 Bull Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424 United States
843-953-7608