Guide to the Pullman Community Congregational Church Records
1891-1978

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pullman Community Congregational Church
Title: Pullman Community Congregational Church Records
Dates: 1891-1978 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 2 containers. (1 linear feet of shelf space.) (400 items.)
Collection Number: Cage 448
Summary: Annual reports, minutes, oral histories and other papers of the church, the Pilgrim Club, and the Women's Society (Fellowship), including the latter's Thrift Shop.
Repository: Washington State University Libraries
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections

Pullman, WA 99164-5610 USA
(509) 335-6691
http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc/
mascref@wsu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

The Community Congregational Church was founded in 1886 and has been a continuous part of Pullman since that time. Despite considerable difficulties and hardships, such as the fire of 1890 and the flood of 1910, the church remained an active part of Pullman's religious life.

Content Description

This group of the records of the Community Congregational Church has been arranged in a single series, an Alphabetical Subject File, 1891-1978. The folders contain church calendars, information booklets, minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings, the notebook of the Board of Trustees Chairman, oral histories, memorabilia, sermons, and Thrift Shop Records. There are also records (constitution, minutes, treasurer's reports and notebook and yearbooks) of the Women's Society (Fellowship). The records cover the period from 1891 through 1978, but bulk largest from 1942 through 1975.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation :  

[Item Description]. Cage 448, Pullman Community Congregational Church Records . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

The records of the Pullman Community Congregational Church were donated, through the church historian, Leonard Young, in two groups; January (MS 79-02) and May 1979 (MS 79-18).

Bibliography :  

    For a more complete history see Cage 314.

Related Materials :  

Additional church records have been received and processed as Cage 314. Related records are also located in Cage 480.


Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series 1: Alphabetical Subject File, 1891-1978
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
1 1 Annual Report, 1961-1962
1
1 2 Church Calendar, 1963-1968
5
1 3-4 General File, 1912-1978
12
1 5 Information Booklet on Church, 1955-1960
1
1 6-8 Minutes, 1948-1959
3
1 9 Minutes of the Women's Missionary Society, 1891
14
1 10-11 Newspaper Clippings, 1913-1978
33
1 12 Notebook of the Chairman, Board of Trustees, 1955-1960
1
1 13-15 Oral History and Memorabilia, 1921-1978
36
2 16 Pilgrim Club, 1958-1960
1
2 17-18 Sermons, 1952; , 1969
2
2 19 Thrift Shop, 1953-1975
50
Women's Society (Fellowship):,
Box
Folder
2 20 Constitution and Membership, 1957; , 1962
2
2 21-23 Minutes, June 1942-June 1960
175
2 24 Treasurer's Reports, 1968-1972
54
2 25 Treasurer's Workbook, 1965-1967
1
2 26 Yearbooks, 1952-1962
6

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Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Corporate Names :
  • Pullman Community Congregational Church--Archives  ( creator)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Congregational churches--Washington (State)--Pullman--Records and correspondence

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