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Collection TitleMC 19 ReligionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByCalvin Brewer; Caitlin Kenney
Date Completed:Summer 2006
Date Updated:Spring 2010
Provenance:The Religion Collection is a series of donations made by the community.
Terms:

 1st Presbyterian;  2nd Presbyterian;  Adventists; AME Zion;  Baptist; Beecher, Thomas;    Bentley, Richard;  Bethel Church;  Big Flats Episcopal;  Big Flats Presbyterian;  B'nai Israel;  Breesport Baptist;  Breesport Methodist Episcopal Church;  Catholic;  Cavalry Church;  Centenary M.E. Church;  Centenary Methodist;  Centenary United Methodist; Central Christian Church;  Century Church;  Chancel of Trinity Church;  Chemung Methodist Episcopal Church;  Christ Episcopal; Christian Endeavor Society; Christian Science;  Churches;  Congregation Shomray Hadath;  Dexter, E. W.;  Dundee Methodist Episcopal;  Elmira Baptist;  Episcopal;  Erin Methodist Episcopal;  Faith Temple;  First Baptist;  First Church of the Nazarene;  First Methodist;  First United Church of Christ;  Franklin Street Presbyterian;  German Evangelical;  Grace Church;  Hedding Methodist;  Henry, Rev. William T.;  Holy Trinity Lutheran;  Horseheads Methodist;  Horseheads Presbyterian;  Jewish;  Lake Street Presbyterian;  Lowman Church;  Lutheran;  Methodist;  Mormons;  Mount Saviour Benedictine Monastery;  Murdoch, David;  North Presbyterian;  Northside Community;  Notre Dame;  Oakwood Avenue Methodist Episcopal;  Oneida Community;  Our Lady of Lourdes;  Park Church;  Pentecostal;  Presbyterian;  Religion;  Riverside Methodist;  Russian Orthodox Church;  South Presbyterian;  St. Anthony's;  St. Casimir's;  St. Charles Borromeo;  St. John the Baptist;  St. Mary's;  St. Matthew's;  St. Nickolas;  St. Patrick's;  St. Peter & Paul;  St. Vincent De Paul;  St. Nicholas Ukrainian;  Stough Evangelistic Campaign;  Sullivanville Church;  Trinity Church;  United Methodist - Catlin;  Van Etten Churches;  Webb Mills Methodist;  Wellsburg Baptist;  Westminster Presbyterian;  Westside Methodist.

Notes:More information can be found in the following collections:  Alfred "Chick" Hilbert Files (CF 6100 - 6135); Archival Collection (Cl 05 - Mabel Wood Collection, CL 08 - J. Arthur Kieffer Collection, CL 12 - Carl Edward Howell Collection, CL 20 - Hardin Collection, CL 37 - Temple B'Nai Israel); Clark Wilcox Papers (CWP 1, 2, 18, 25, 26, 30, 36); Flat Files (FF); Manuscript Collection (MC 39 - Communications, MC 40 - Thomas Beecher/ Beecher Family, MC 74 - People, MC 82 - People); Maps, Architectural Drawings, Oversized (MP); Photograph Collection (PC 20, 37, 38, 39, 74); Postcard Collection (PTC); Stereographic Cards (SC 4), Subject Files (VF 380-010 - 380-225).
Extent3 linear feet
Date Span1870-present
AbstractThe Religion Collection contains church brochures, programs, histories and other documents relating to the various churches located in Elmira and Chemung County.


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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Booklet - "Church Manual for the Members of the First Presbyterian Church", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira: 1846 (2 copies), 1866, 1881, 1885, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1907.BookletE0101
Records - "Church Records, and General Register", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1816-1897.RecordsE0201
Booklet - Membership directory, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, May 1904.BookletE0202
Booklet - Membership directory, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, circa. 1967-1970.BookletE0203
Booklet - "175th Anniversary Pictorial", First Presbyterian of Elmira, 1970.BookletE0204
Booklet - Directory of members, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1989-1990.BookletE0205
Booklet - Directory of members, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, 1990-1991.BookletE0206
Program - "What and When", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, December 15, 1895.ProgramE0301
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on November 5-11, 1905.ProgramE0302
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on December 18, 1907.ProgramE0303
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on March 28-April 3, 1909.ProgramE0304
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on October 23-November 5, 1910.ProgramE0305
Program - Memorial service for Reverend Alexander Cameron Mackenzie, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, March 28, 1915. ProgramE0306
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service 1923.ProgramE0307
Program - "Installation of the Rev. Martin D. Hardin, Jr. as Minister of the First Presbyterian Church", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, October 25, 1938.ProgramE0308
Program - Christmas Eve Services, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, December 24, circa. 1939-1948.ProgramE0309
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on January 30, 1944. ProgramE0310
Program - Christmas Eve Services, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, December 24, 1949.ProgramE0311
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on October 6, 1957.ProgramE0312
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on October 27, 1957.ProgramE0313
Program - First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, Worship Service on October 11, 1970.ProgramE0314
Program - Funeral service for John F. Gallup, First Presbyterian of Elmira, July 16, 1976.ProgramE0315
Program - Sunday Worship at First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, February 22, 1981.ProgramE0316
Program - Funeral service for Mary Copley Knapp, First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, August 3, 1988.ProgramE0317
Ticket - "First Public Recital of the First Presbyterian Church Choir", First Presbyterian Church of Elmira, March 11, 1898.TicketE0401
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