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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.

 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
Program - Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Henry White, Lake St. Presbyterian Church, January 1964.ProgramF0406
Brochure - Brief synopsis of history and membership, Lake St. Presbyterian Church, circa. 1975-1990.BrochureF0407
Greeting Card - Christmas card with a photo of the altar, Lake St. Presbyterian Church, ca. 1985. Greeting CardF0408
Brochure - For the Future...The Lake Street Presbyterian Church Endowment, ca. 1985-1995.BrochureF0409
Program - The Lake Street Church Arts Series: The American Boychoir, Lake St. Presbyterian Church, October 30, 1988.ProgramF0410
Press reslease from the Lake St. Presbyterian Church regarding upgrades and renovations, April 2, 2001.Press ReleaseF0411
Book - Reliable Receipts Compiled and Published by the Ladies of the Lake Street Presbyterian Church, 1914. BookF0412
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on February 8, 1931.ProgramF0501
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on 26, 1958.ProgramF0502
Program - The Ordination and Installation of Jack R. Pressau, North Presbyterian Church, June 21, 1959.ProgramF0503
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on November 1, 1959.ProgramF0504
Program - Easter Worship Service, North Presbyterian Church, April 17, 1960.ProgramF0505
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on May 28, 1961.ProgramF0506
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Services on: May 27, September 9, September 16, November 11, December 2, December 9, 1962.ProgramF0507
Program - The Ordination and Installation of Loran E. Scott, North Presbyterian Church, October 7, 1962.ProgramF0508
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Services on: April 7, April 11, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, October 27, November 24, December 22, December 29, 1963.ProgramF0509
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on February 16, 1964.ProgramF0510
Program - Lenten Services Schedule, North Presbyterian Church, February 12-March 29, 1970.ProgramF0511
Program - Memorial Service for Bertha A. Coon, North Presbyterian Church, September 10, 1978.ProgramF0512
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on May 15, 1983.ProgramF0513
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on February 17, 1985.ProgramF0514
Program - Lenten Worship Schedule, North Presbyterian Church, February 20-March 20, 1985.ProgramF0515
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on February 24, 1985.ProgramF0516
Program - North Presbyterian Church, Worship Service on May 18, 1986.ProgramF0517
Program - Installation of J. Scott Miller as Associate Pastor, North Presbyterian Church, May 18, 1986.ProgramF0518
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