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Dayton (Ohio) -- Church history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

American Guild of Organists, Dayton Chapter Records

Identifier: MS-384

The collection documents the activities and administrative records of the Dayton Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. The collection includes scrapbooks, members' directories, programs, monthly newsletters, meeting minutes, and treasurers' reports.

Dates: 1951-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

Central Baptist Church, Oregon District Records

Identifier: MS-257

Records include a collection of church histories and clippings, constitution and by-laws, financial records, and ledgers containing a record of Sunday School attendance and other membership information.

Dates: 1882-1964

First Lutheran Church of Dayton Records

Identifier: MS-212
Abstract First Lutheran is the first and oldest Lutheran church in Dayton. Records include minutes of the Church Council, financial records, vital statistics containing information on baptisms, marriages, deaths, and confirmations, Sunday School records, newsletters, church bulletins, materials dealing with church history, photographs, and records of various church groups and committees. There is also a complete set of blueprints for the church's current building which was designed in 1905 by the...
Dates: 1839-1984

First Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio, Records (MFM-139)

Identifier: MFM-139
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of volumes of trustees minutes from 1804-1919.

Dates: 1804-1919

First Regular Baptist Church Records

Identifier: MS-81

The First Regular Baptist Church is located in Dayton, Ohio. The collection includes church council minutes, board minutes, annual reports, church publications, constitution, resolutions, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photos, and business record. The records document the creation of the church to present day.

Dates: 1829-2003

Charlotte Gray Collection

Identifier: MS-386

This collection provides documentation about Dayton area choirs and choir music. It contains William Alfred and Charlotte Gray's papers acquired during their careers as choir director and church organist at two Dayton area churches. It also holds documents from and relating to labor agreements between Delco/GM and Local 755 International Union Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers, AFL-CIO-CLC. It also holds employee directories and benefits packages from Delco/GM.

Dates: 1941-1970

Lutheran Inner Mission League of the Miami Valley Newsletters (SC-334)

Identifier: SC-334
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of six issues of the organization’s The Voice newsletter, describing local Lutheran missionary activities, needs, properties, and finances.

Dates: 1926-1931

St. John's United Church of Christ Records (MS-612)

Identifier: MS-612
Abstract This collection documents over one hundred and fifty years of the church, from its beginnings around 1840 as The German Evangelical Church, then as the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Dayton, then St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church to its modern iteration as the St. John’s United Church of Christ. The records document all aspects of the church, including administrative functions, finances, membership, ministers, social clubs and organizations, services, and outreach programs. Of...
Dates: 1840 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1920 - 2000

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church Records (MS-623)

Identifier: MS-623
Abstract The collection consists of a wide variety of records documenting the congregation’s 165-year history on Wayne Avenue in Dayton, Ohio, from its founding through its closure. Records include general history, vital records, administrative records, publications, and audiovisual materials. Vital records include baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, and burials. Records are primarily in German through the early 20th century. The collection documents early Lutheran and German history and...
Dates: 1852-2018

Walnut Hills Christian Church/ First Christian Church Records (MS-619)

Identifier: MS-619

The collection contains four record books and a 16-millimeter film, that document membership, activities, and meetings in Dayton’s First Christian Church and the related Walnut Hills Christian Church.

Dates: 1908-1957