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Bishop Christian Church records

Bishop Christian Church records

Descriptive Summary

Title: Bishop Christian Church records
Creator: Bishop Christian Church (Bishop, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1989
Language(s): English
Extent: 2.2 Linear Feet 3 document boxes, 1 carton
Collection Number: ms3025
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Bishop Christian Church was located on U.S. Highway 441 in the town of Bishop, in Oconee County, Georgia. It was eventually bequeathed to Oconee County after disuse, and then used as office and meeting space for at least ten years. It recently has been used by the Oconee River Methodist Church.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of assorted church records, such as bulletins, handheld church fans, signs, board minutes, Sunday school attendance figures, and financial records.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Bishop Christian Church records, ms3025, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bishop Christian Church (Bishop, Ga.) -- Records and correspondence
Church bulletins.
Church records.
Churches of Christ -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-4Bulletins, announcements
15 Christian Messenger , 1959-1963
17Transfer records
19Christian Women's Fellowship
110Newspaper clippings
113Sunday School records
114Envelopes and pledge cards
21Pew fans
22Church signs
25Financial bills
27-9Attendance records, 1954-1959
31BBQ Records, 1959
32Church records, 1943-1947
33Church records, 1969-1974
34Church records, 1974-1979
35Pledge cards
3Bank records
1Sunday School Secretary Record Books, Minute Books, 1960-1989
1Hymns and chorus records
1Financial journals
1Address books
1Photo album