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Morgantown First Baptist Church Minute Books

Collection Number: A&M.3105


The minute books of Morgantown's First Baptist Church. The books chart the growth and change of this locally noted church of the regular Baptist denomination. The books contain church covenants, membership lists, statistics, treasurer reports, church committee, society and officer reports, correspondence, and Sunday school records. Mention is made of the establishment of a mission by the church in Sabraton and of a missionary effort to the local Italian-American community. Prominent members mentioned are: O. P. Chitwood, D. B. Purinton, and P. B. Reynolds.


  • 1842-1958


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Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


0 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 reels of microfilm)

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West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:
Morgantown First Baptist Church Minute Books, 1842-1958
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US