Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records
Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969
Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project
Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Emanuel A.M.E. Church records
Identifier: AMN 1035
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...
Dates: approximately 1950-1982
Mt. Zion AME Church records
Identifier: AMN 1026
Abstract Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1882 in Charleston, South Carolina after the church divided from Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, due to its inability to accommodate all its members. The new congregation, led by Norman B. Sterrett, purchased the Zion Presbyterian Church building on Glebe Street. The collection consist of two separate series, each in chronological order. The first series of member and financial records contains information regarding members of the...
St. John's Lutheran Church records
Identifier: Mss 0041
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.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church records
Identifier: AMN 1121
Abstract St. Mark's Episcopal Church was organized as an independent parish in 1865 by a group of prominent black Episcopalians who were without a place to worship- since most of the white Episcopalian churches were evacuated in Charleston as a result of the city's occupation by Union Forces. The church's first service was held on Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865. The congregation continued to grow and in 1870 a lot at the corner of Warren and Thomas Streets in historic Radcliffeboro was purchased for...
Zion-Olivet Presbyterian Church records
Identifier: AMN 1030
Abstract Zion-Olivet formed in 1959 when two African American congregations in Charleston. S.C., Zion and Olivet, merged. The records in the collection are divided into three main sections, Zion Presbyterian Church, Olivet Presbyterian church and Zion-Olivet Presbyterian church records with numerous series which finacial documents, Kindergarten/Child Child Center, Church members and students, Women's Associations, United Presbyterian Men of Zion-Olivet, and the Presbyterian Church USA/Synod of the...
Dates: 1854-1991, undated