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Friendship Baptist Church records, 1839-1964 1839-1964

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z9wq

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Friendship Baptist Church (Americus, Ga.)
Title: Friendship Baptist Church records, 1839-1964 1839-1964
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 433
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (MF)
Abstract:Minutes of the Friendship Baptist Church located in Americus, Georgia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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


Loaned for microfilming, 1964.


[after identification of item(s)], Friendship Baptist Church (Americus, Ga.) records, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Friendship Baptist Church, Americus (Sumter County), Georgia, was formed as a part of the church at Liberty (Stewart County), Georgia, sometime before 1839.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of four volumes of minutes of church meetings (1839-1872; 1918-1947; 1947-1960; and 1960-1964) of the Friendship Baptist Church (Americus, Ga.). Included in the minutes are notes on the membership; the formation of another church by some black members (1870); disciplines imposed for drinking, quarreling, dancing, adultery, etc.; the election of pastors; and funds sent to missions. There are some entries pertaining to war.

Arrangement Note

Arranged chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
MF1 1 Volume I. December 15, 1839-September 21, 1872.
MF1 2 Volume II. January 16, 1918-September 28, 1947
MF1 3 Volume III. October 26, 1947-October 9, 1960
MF1 4 Volume IV. November 27, 1960-February 9, 1964