UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (U. S.) NORTH GEORGIA CONFERENCE.
United Methodist Church (U. S.) North Georgia Conference. Office of the Bishop adminstrative files, 1953-1996.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: United Methodist Church (U. S.) North Georgia Conference.
Title: United Methodist Church (U. S.) North Georgia Conference. Office of the Bishop adminstrative files, 1953-1996.
Call Number:Record Group No. 025-7
Extent: 7.5 cubic feet (18 boxes)
Abstract:Contains the office files from the office of the bishop for the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church (U.S.).
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], United Methodist Church (U. S.) North Georgia Conference. Office of the Bishop adminstrative files, RG 025-7, Archives and Manuscript Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Jennifer R. Gerth, December 1998.


Collection Description

Scope and Content Note

The Bishop is the chief executive of the conference whose function is to administer the programs of the North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church. The activities used to accomplish this function are presiding over annual conferences, serving on or chairing boards and committees, taking part in programs of the annual conference, and appointing all clergy members of the annual conference.

This series consists the administrative files of the Office of the Bishop including correspondence and files relating to the Florida, North Georgia, and South Georgia Conferences. The material also includes cabinet worksheets on ministerial appointments and salaries, records of speaking engagements, and visits to districts and individual churches. Records of events such as Sunday and holiday services, funerals, and community events are also included. The materials were created during the terms of Bishops Arthur J. Moore, John Owen Smith, William R. Cannon, and James Lloyd Knox.

Arrangement Note

Organized into three series based on the bishop associated with the records.


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Container List

Bishop Arthur J. Moore
Box Folder Content
1 Florida Conference correspondence, 1959-1960
2 Florida Conference correspondence, 1959-1960
18 North Georgia Conference worksheets on ministerial appointments and salaries, 1964-1968
2 North Georgia Conference correspondence, 1957
3 North Georgia Conference correspondence, 1957-1960
4 North Georgia Conference correspondence and files: A-G, 1953-1961
5 North Georgia Conference correspondence and files: G-M, 1953-1961
6 North Georgia Conference correspondence and files: N-Y, 1953-1961
6 South Georgia Conference: Correspondence, 1957-1958
7 South Georgia Conference: Correspondence, 1958-1960
7 South Georgia Conference: General files, B-M, 1955-1959
8 General correspondence, 1959, 1969
9 General correspondence, 1969
18 Miscellaneous, 1964-1965
Bishop William R. Cannon
9 North Georgia Conference: Annual Conference material, 1978-1979
10 North Georgia Conference: Annual Conference material, 1980
10 North Georgia Conference: General files, B-G, 1978-1980
11 North Georgia Conference: General files, P-T, 1978-1980
12 South Georgia Conference: General files, A-C, 1975-1979
13 South Georgia Conference: General files, H-W, 1975-1979
14 Correspondence and files-general, 1976-1980
15 Correspondence related to published material, 1977-1980
Bishop James Lloyd Knox
16 Speaking engagements and events, 1995 June - 1996 Aug
17 Speaking engagements and events, 1993 Jan, 1995 Jan-Apr
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