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Guide to the Lemon Grove Congregational Church Records
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Historical Note:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Arrangement of Materials:
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Lemon Grove Congregational Church Records
    Dates: 1871-1996
    Identification: MS-0035
    Creator: Lemon Grove Congregational Church
    Physical Description: 18.02 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Historical Note:

    The Lemon Grove Congregational Church was established in 1894. In addition to providing sectarian services to the community, the church has sponsored a number of nondenominational social service organizations.

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Corporate Name:

    Congregational Church (Lemon Grove, Calif.) -- Archives

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Organizational Records

    Geographic Name:

    Lemon Grove (Calif.) -- Church history -- Sources
    Lemon Grove (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Sources
    Lemon Grove (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Sources

    Topical Term:

    Congregational churches -- California -- Lemon Grove -- History -- Sources
    Congregational churches -- California -- Lemon Grove -- Sources

    Administrative Information


    Initial Gift 1978, second accession April 17, 1985, third accession October 26, 1998 (Reverend L. Barrett Powell.)

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. 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.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Lemon Grove Congregational Church Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Related Materials:

    Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce Records
    Lemon Grove Coordinating Council Records
    Lemon Grove Fruit Growers Association Records
    Lemon Grove Historical Society Records

    Arrangement of Materials:

    I. General Administrative Records
    II. Correspondence
    III. Organizations & Activities
    IV. Women's Organizations & Activities
    V. Financial Records
    VI. Photographs
    VII. Oversized Materials

    Scope and Contents

    The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings of Trustees and Deacons, financial records, annual reports, records of the Missionary Society, Sunday School, Ladies Aid, Women's Fellowship, Women's Council, Golden Circle, photographs, and miscellany.  The records relate to churches and religious organizations, cultural affairs, economic conditions, education, Lemon Grove, schools, social conditions, social service agencies, and women.