Paul H. Paschal manuscript for This Trail of Splendor and Glory, 1824-1974

Paul H. Paschal manuscript for This Trail of Splendor and Glory, 1824-1974

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Paschal, Paul Holmes
Title: Paul H. Paschal manuscript for This Trail of Splendor and Glory, 1824-1974
Dates: 1974
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of the original manuscript, galley proofs, and printed book of a history covering one hundred and fifty years of the First United Methodist Church of Monroe, Georgia. The author, Paul Holmes Paschal, was appointed in 1972 to write this church history and spent most of 1973 in the process of writing and compiling information with the result that the book was published in 1974. The book is illustrated and contains biographical information on the ministers who served. The full title of the published book is "This trail of splendor and glory: one hundred fifty years of ministry (1824-1974)."
Coll. Number: ms938

Biographical/Historical Note

The First Methodist congregation started in Monroe, Georgia, in 1824. They held their first one-room class and meeting house by 1825. From 1825 to the present day, the Church has had four buildings. In 1958, Bishop Arthur J. Moore dedicated the present structure. Paul Paschal was commissioned to write a history of the First United Methodist Church in 1972; it was published in 1974.


Index Terms

Books.
First United Methodist Church (Monroe, Ga.). -- History
Galley proofs.
Manuscripts for publication.
Methodists--Georgia--Monroe.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Paul H. Paschal manuscript for This Trail of Splendor and Glory, MS 938. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Title Page, Chapter 1
 
2Chapter 2 & 3
 
3Chapter 4-5
 
4John Robinson Bell, Jr., Edward A. Caldwell, James N. Snow, Geo. W. W. Stone, James M. Wall, Women's foreign missionary, Wesleyan Service Guild, The Altar Guild, Church School
 
5Outreach, Church Library, Church Bell, Parsonages, Church School, etc...
 
6One Hundred Fifty Years of Ministry, 1974
 
7Autographed book, photos of presentation to library