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Guide to the Congregational Church Papers
H1959.2  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Congregational Church papers
    Dates: 1888-1960
    Bulk Dates: 1920-1960
    Collection number: H1959.2
    Creator: United Church of Christ, Congregational, of Southern California
    Collection Size: 22 boxes
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library.
    Claremont, CA 91711
    Abstract: The Congregational Church Papers brings together records from a number of Southern California Congregational Church organizations. The earliest records include those of the Congregational Ministerial Union of Los Angeles and vicinity, 1908-1934; Woman's Home Missionary Union of Southern California, 1888-1925; and Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific, 1889-1914. The greatest portion of the collection is annual reports and miscellaneous items from member churches of the Congregational Conference of Southern California and the Southwest, 1952-1963. Papers from women's organizations account for more than a third of the collection.
    Physical location: Please consult repository.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Congregational Church papers. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library, Claremont University Consortium.

    Acquisition Information

    Deposited in 1959.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Records of the Southern California Congregational Church include manuscripts, correspondence, reports, lists, annual reports, and programs of the following entities:
    • Congregational Ministerial Union of Los Angeles and vicinity, 1908 to 1934
    • Los Angeles Association of Congregational Churches and Ministers, 1925 -1955
    • Congregational churches in Southern California and the Southwest, 1950 - 1961
    • Southern California Congregational Conference, 1913 - 1954
    • Congregational Conference of Southern California and the Southwest, 1943 - 1960
    • Woman's Home Missionary Union of Southern California, 1888 - 1925
    • Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific, 1889 - 1914
    • Southern Branch of the Woman's Board of Missions for the Pacific, 1903 - 1925
    • Congregational Woman's Home Missionary Federation, 1920
    • Congregational Women's Missionary Society of Southern California and Southern California Federation of Congregational Women, 1925 - 1940
    • Southern California Federation of Congregational Women, 1933 - 1943
    • Federation of Congregational Women of Southern California and the Southwest, 1943 -1946
    • Fellowship of Congregational Women of Southern California and the Southwest, 1946 - 1954

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Congregational Church --Church History --California