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"Apple Creek Presbyterian Memorial Association," Allen L. Oliver, 1964 (C2913)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Address delivered 24 May 1964 at the site of the church and cemetery, giving the history of Apple Creek Church and cemetery.

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Boonville Presbyterian Church (Boonville, Mo.) Records, 1838-1947 (C2981)
2 rolls of microfilm

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The records of the Boonville Presbyterian Church contain minutes of session meetings of ruling elders and membership and financial information of the Old School Presbyterian Church of Boonville. The collection includes lists of ministers, elders, deacons, clerks of session, members, communicants, and baptisms.

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Brush Creek Presbyterian Church (Montgomery County, Mo.) Records, 1849-1944 (C1346)
0.02 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of sessions; registers of baptisms; marriages and deaths; financial records; registers of elders and deacons; roll of communicants; and names from cemetery. The name of the church was changed from Bear Creek to Brush Creek in 1855.

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Callao Presbyterian Church Records, 1910-1937 (C1347)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of meetings and roll of members. Miscellaneous items also inserted in volume.

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Center Presbyterian Church (Linn County, Mo.) Records, 1891-1914 (C1348)
0.06 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Brief history of the church, session minutes, rolls of elders and deacons, roll of members, and roll of children baptized.

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Church Baseball League, Rolla, Missouri Collection, 1909 (R1144)
(1 folder)

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This single-sheet pamphlet contains the rules, schedule, and list of officials adopted on June 22, 1909 by the Church Baseball League at Rolla in Phelps County, Missouri. Teams representing the Catholic, Christian, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopal, and Methodist churches participated in the league.

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Concord Presbyterian Church (Callaway County, Mo.) Records, 1833-1935 (C1349)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Session minutes; history of the church, whose name was changed from Seven Mile Church in 1840; ministers, elders, and deacons; membership lists; and record of infant baptisms.

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Crooked Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Crawford County, Mo.) Records, 1871-1926 (C3718)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Church record book of the Crooked Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which began in Keysville and later moved to Steelville. The church was established in 1834 by John Dunlap, Reuben Vaughn, Mr. Keys, and several others. There are several large gaps in this material: 1880-1884, 1895-1902, 1913-1925, and a few smaller ones.

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Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Nelson, Mo.) Records, 1891-1894 (C1875)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Four ledger sheets of church records dating from 24 May 1891 to 25 November 1894. Begins with the founding of the church in Nelson, Saline County, MO, by order of New Lebanon Presbytery with ruling elders from the Salt Fork Congregation. They organized a Presbyterian church known as the Nelson Congregation with the Reverend T.S. Love as pastor.

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First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, Mo.), Presbyterian Women Records, 1905-1985 (C4386)
0.8 cubic feet (21 folders)

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Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Women's Auxiliary history; meeting minutes; reports; sponsored events; and information on kitchen appliances.

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First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, Mo.) Records, 1828-1965 (C2308)
1.09 cubic feet (6 volumes, 1 box)

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Record books contain minutes of session, 1828-1926, church members, communicants, church officers, ministers, baptism, marriage and death records. Papers taken from 1893 church cornerstone, Tenth and Broadway, Columbia, MO. 1964 reports of the Church Cornerstone Committee, 1964-1965.

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First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, Mo.) Session Book, 1828 (C0715)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a photostat copy of the first pages of a record book of a newly organized church.

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First Presbyterian Church (Independence, Mo.) Records, 1936-1948 (C1874)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Brief history of Cumberland Presbyterian Church traces major events from founding in 1826 to 1865, when church records were lost. Alphabetical list of church members, both black and white, from 1865. List of pastors to 1897. The Cumberland Presbyterian Church merged with the First Presbyterian Church in 1913.

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First Presbyterian Church (Laclede, Mo.) Records, 1866-1911 (C1351)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The records contain church organization, covenant, beliefs and statistics on membership.

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First Presbyterian Church (St. Charles, Mo.) Membership List, 1818-1849 (C1364)
0.02 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Name, date received and by what means, and remarks about what happened to people, including deaths, moves, dismissions, and marriages.

First Presbyterian Church (St. Charles, Mo.) Session Minutes, 1840-1864 (C1365)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of session meetings of the church.

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Hannibal Presbytery Synod of Missouri Records, 1833-1954 (C1362)
0.11 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Records of the Hannibal Presbytery, formed in 1923 from the presbyteries of Salt River, McGee, and Kirksville. Pages 1-239 contain the records of the Salt River Presbytery; pages 240-460, of the Hannibal Presbytery.

"History of Jackson, Missouri, Presbyterian Church," William J. Gammon, no date (C3015)
1 roll of microfilm

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History of the Jackson, MO, Presbyterian Church. Includes biographies and photographs of church pastors, elders, and deacons, and information on organizations within the church.

"History of the First Apple Creek Presbyterian Church," Mrs. John H. Kasten, 1933 (C2912)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a history of the church, its members, ladies' group, cemetery and Sunday school, with a list of ministers, elders, and deacons.

"History of the Memorial Presbyterian Church & the Experiment Farm of Napton, MO," Thomas B. Hall, 1944 (C0771)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains one pamphlet giving history of the T.A. Smith family and farm in Saline County, the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Napton, Missouri, and other hamlets in Saline County.

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Hopewell Presbyterian Church (Macon County, Mo.) Records, 1854-1903 (C3827)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Record book of the Hopewell Congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Kirksville Presbytery; includes information on the organization of the church, minutes, and membership lists.

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Lexington Presbyterian Church Record Book, 1839-1851 (C3352)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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The collection contains a record book from the Lexington Presbyterian Church listing original and new members; elders; births; deaths; baptisms, records of meetings; investigations, dismissals' division of church; and other church affiliations.

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Lick Creek Presbyterian Church (Ralls County, Mo.) Records, 1854-1881 (C1352)
0.13 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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The records contain minutes of session meetings and a membership list. The church voted to join with the Mount Prairie Church and be reconstituted as the Perry Presbyterian Church in 1880.

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Missouri Church Records, 1811-2018 (C0558)
123.3 cubic feet, 3 computer discs

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Newsletters, conference proceedings, reports, directories, journals, and other publications of various religious denominations in Missouri including Methodist, Baptist, Disciples of Christ (Christian), Presbyterian, and Catholic churches.

Mount Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Randolph County, Mo.) Records, 1873-1979 (C3785)
0.2 cubic feet (10 folders)

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Records of the Mount Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Randolph County. The documents include information about baptisms, marriages, funerals, and dismissals. Also included are session minutes, church history, and pastoral information. Moreover, the records seem to include some documents from the Cumberland Chapel Church.

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Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church (Monroe County, Mo.) Record Book, 1852-1875 (C1355)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The records contain minutes, membership records, and record of infant baptisms.

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Mount Olivet Presbyterian Church (Audrain County, Mo.) Records, 1870-1905 (C1356)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The records contain minutes of sessions; statistical report to presbytery; registers of adult and infant baptisms; records of marriages and deaths; lists of pastors, elders, and deacons; and communicant roll of members.

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Mount Prairie Presbyterian Church (Ralls County, Mo.) Record Books, 1831-1881 (C1357)
0.06 cubic feet (2 volumes)

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The records of the Mount Prairie Presbyterian Church contain the church organization, 1831; covenant and confession of faith; session minutes beginning in 1833; roll of members; finances; and baptismal records.

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New Providence Presbyterian Church (Guthrie, Mo.) Records, 1823-1964 (C4213)
0.4 cubic feet (10 folders)

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The records of the New Providence Presbyterian Church contain the church constitution, minutes, records of births, deaths, baptisms, and marriages, as well as Sunday School minutes and a few miscellaneous letters regarding church members.

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Osceola Presbyterian Church Records, 1842-1859 (C1358)
0.02 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The records of the Osceola Presbyterian Church in St. Clair County contain church organization, minutes of sessions, infant and adult baptisms, lists of admissions and dismissions, and list of deaths.

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Otterville Presbyterian Church (Cooper County, Mo.) Records, 1849-1996 (C3951)
1 roll of microfilm

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Records of the church consisting of record books containing minutes of meetings and church registers, and a church history. Includes similar records of the Stony Point Presbyterian Church, Morgan County, MO.

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Ozark Prairie Presbyterian Church (Lawrence County, Mo.) Records, 1879-1954 (C3050)
1 roll of microfilm

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Volume one contains minutes of the monthly church business sessions which consist mainly of the names of those present or absent, the current pastor, new members, departing members, and presbytery delegates. Volume two provides a comprehensive record of the pastors, elders, deacons, communicants or members, baptisms, marriages, deaths, and Sunday School statistics.

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Perry Presbyterian Church Records, 1881-1899 (C1360)
0.14 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of sessions; registers of pastors, elders, and deacons; roll of communicants; records of baptisms; and deaths. The church was organized when the Lick Creek and Mount Prairie churches voted in 1880 to unite.

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Pleasant Prairie Presbyterian Church (Knox County, Mo.) History, 1964 (C2370)
0.02 cubic feet (1 folder)

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Brief history written in celebration of the church's 98th anniversary.

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Prairie Lick Presbyterian Church (Prairie Lick, Mo.) Records, 1885-1901 (C3028)
1 roll of microfilm

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Records of the church, containing meeting minutes and lists of new members.

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Prairie View Presbyterian Church (Audrain County, Mo.) Records, 1881-1921 (C1361)
0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The records of the Prairie View Presbyterian Church contain organizational meeting, 1881; minutes of sessions, 1882-1917; record of congregational meetings; membership records; record of infant baptisms; and petition to be dissolved, 1921.

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Presbyterian Church (California, Mo.) Sunday School Record Book, 1885-1889 (C2483)
0.04 cubic feet (1 volume)

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The collection contains minutes of Sunday school meetings, including lesson for the day, amount of the collection, and number of teachers and pupils present.

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Presbytery of Missouri Records, 1817-1920 (C1354)
1.4 cubic feet, 6 oversize volumes

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The records of the Presbytery of Missouri contain minutes, reports, and other records of an organization composed of ministers and representative elders of Presbyterian churches in Missouri. Volumes 1-6 have been microfilmed. Volume 7 is available onsite. See also collection 1353.

Presbytery of Ozark, Webb City, Missouri Collection, 1890 (R1191)
(1 folder)

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This is a meeting announcement for the Presbytery of Ozark at Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri, on April 15, 1890. Included are the standing rules of the Presbytery, the meeting agenda, and a list of standing committees, and their membership.

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Presbytery of Palmyra Minutes, 1905-1927 (C1359)
0.2 cubic feet

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The records of the Perry Presbyterian Church contain minutes of sessions; registers of pastors, elders, and deacons; roll of communicants; records of baptisms; and deaths. The church was organized when the Lick Creek and Mount Prairie churches voted in 1880 to unite.

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Price's Branch Presbyterian Church Records, 1867-1907 (C1363)
0.03 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of sessions and lists of members and baptized children.

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Religious Newsletters Collection, 1870s-1900s (CA6469)
1 folder

Religious newsletters and bulletins from various denominations, including Lutheran, Presbyterian, and Methodist churches, largely from the Sedalia, Missouri, area.

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Salt Springs Presbyterian Church Records, 1869-1911 (C1367)
0.1 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of session meetings and registers of elders, deacons, communicants, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

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Second Presbyterian Church (St. Louis, Mo.) Sabbath School Records, 1838-1886 (C1366)
0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Brief history of the school, list of officers, attendance records of pupils and teachers, conversions, records of events, reports of annual meetings and of superintendents, deaths, election of officers, missionary funds, and table showing condition of school.

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Tina Presbyterian Church Records, 1886-1917 (C1368)
0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)

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Minutes of organizational meetings and meetings of sessions. In 1887 the Stokes Mound Congregational Church voted to disband and join the Tina Presbyterian Church as a body.

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Mason Vaugh Papers, 1928-1969 (C2639)
2 cubic feet

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The papers of Mason Vaugh contain correspondence and reports. Vaugh was the second person to receive a degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Missouri and for thirty-six years served as a Presbyterian lay missionary in India.Biographical material, index to publications, correspondence, articles, research materials, and miscellaneous pamphlets.

Vichy, Missouri Photograph Collection, circa 1927 (R1192)
0.02 cubic foot (1 folder, 1 lantern slide)

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This is a colored glass-plate lantern slide and accompanying descriptive sheet of Sunday School pioneers at Vichy in Maries County, Missouri. Believed to have been produced in 1927, the slide has been attributed to the Presbyterian National Missions Board. It shows a group of youngsters at Vacation Bible School.

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