First Congregational Church record book

First Congregational Church record book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: First Congregational Church (Athens, Ga.)
Title: First Congregational Church record book
Dates: 1881-1903
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 142 to MS 145)
Abstract:The collection consists of a record book for the First Congregational Church (Athens, Ga.) from 1881-1903. The volume also contains a history of the church detailing its founding and organization; minutes; treasurer's reports (1892-1897); and records of baptisms.
Coll. Number: ms142(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

The First Congregational Church (Athens, Clarke County, Ga.), an African American church, was organized in 1881 and services were held in the Knox Institute School House until 1890, when the church building was completed.


Arranged in Chronological order.

Index Terms

African American churches--Georgia--Athens.
African Americans--Georgia--Religion.
Athens (Ga.)
Baptismal records--Georgia--Athens.
Church records and registers--Georgia--Athens.
Church records.
Clarke County (Ga.)

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

First Congregational church record book, MS 142. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Record book