Standard for Centennial Banner United Methodist Church

Standard for Centennial Banner United Methodist Church

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: North Georgia United Methodist Conference.
Title: Standard for Centennial Banner United Methodist Church
Dates: undated
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 tube)
Coll. Number: ms2775

Biographical/Historical Note

The North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church had a centennial in 1966. For the purpose of the conference, they ordered a unique, hand-made Centennial Banner including a brass standard and base. It was eventually brought to the University of Georgia from the North Georgia Conference Commission on Archives and History.

The North Georgia United Methodist Conference was established in 1866 and was headquartered in Norcross, Georgia. It now contains 1000 churches, 1500 clergy, and has 320,000 members.


Scope and Content Note

The North Georgia United Methodist Conference standard is the brass standard used to hold the centennial banner. It does not include the banner itself.


Index Terms

Methodists--Georgia--History.
Methodists--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Standard for Centennial Banner United Methodist Church, ms2775. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Roll
1Brass standard