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Bethel Primitive Baptist Church of Phenix City Records (MC 206)


Organizational Note

The church was also known as the Primitive Baptist Church of Christ at Bethel, Phenix City, Alabama.


Scope and Content

This collection consists of minute books, financial records, meeting minutes and membership records of the church and associations to which it belonged.

1880s-1996


Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church of Phenix City Records must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University.  Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Bethel Primitive Baptist Church of Phenix City Records (MC 206)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


Provenance

Gift of Charles Cofield.


Note to Researchers

This collection is semi-processed and the records are fragile.

Box and Folder list

Folder 1 – Baptist Bible Hour Catalog, 1977, 1982

Folder 2 – Church letters, memos, roll

Folder 3 – Cover to Minute Book 1881-1910; includes 1881 Constitution

Folder 4 – Membership Rolls c. 1903-1907 and minutes to 1909 (unbound)

Folder 5 – Minute book (no cover) 1897-1936

Folder 6 – Minutes of 142nd, 155th Session of Wetumpka Association

Folder 7 – Minutes of the Harmony Primitive Baptist Association, 1974-1988

Folder 8 – Minutes of the Upatoi Primitive Baptist Association, 1984, 1990

Folder 9 – Record of address Register of members of Bethel Church 1926

Folder 10 – Warranty Deed and Statement of Authority, 1997

 

Items- Bound Ledgers

1 – Empty ledger

2 – Minute Book, June 1881- Nov 1887

3 – Minute Book, Dec. 1899-1915

4 – Minute Book # 5, June 1936 –July 1946

5 – Minute Book # 6, 1946- June 1981

6 – Minute Book # 7, 1981-1997

7 – Minute Book, Brownsville, Lee County, Alabama, 1881-1899

8 – Minute Book Copy of Records from 1897-1936, recopied in 1968