Collection ASM0539 - Plymouth Congregational Church records

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Reference code

ASM0539

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Collection

Title

Plymouth Congregational Church records

Date(s)

  • Circa 1910s-2010s (Creation)

Extent

estimated 70 linear feet

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Biographical history

The Plymouth Congregational Church is a historic church located in Coconut Grove in Miami, Florida on lands originally donated by George Spalding and George E. Merrick. The church was founded in 1917 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Scope and content

The Plymouth Congregational Church records contains historical records created and maintained by the church from around the 1910s through 2010s. The collection contains (but is not limited to) church records on baptisms, weddings, and funerals; architectural drawings of the building and grounds (including the Little Schoolhouse); church bulletins; educational materials; organizational records, including minister files, records maintained by church organizations (eg. Music Committee, Women's Fellowship Circles), and information on governance; ephemera related to events; press clippings; scrapbooks, photographs; and sermons and memorial tapes.

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Conditions governing access

This collection is unprocessed, but is open for research. This collection is housed off-campus and must be requested a minimum of seven calendar days in advance for consultation in Special Collections. Please contact asc.library@miami.edu to request materials from this collection.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Plymouth Congregational Church records finding aid © 2021 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Languages of the material

  • English

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Finding aids

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Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Gift of Plymouth Congregational Church, 2019.

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Archivist's note

Finding aid created by Kalani Adolpho, 02-2021.

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