A Guide to the Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records, 1857-1975 Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records Ms1964-003

Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records, 1857-1975

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1964-003


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Processed by: Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1964-003
Title
Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records, 1857-1975
Physical Characteristics
4 cu. ft. 5 boxes
Creator
Whisner Memorial Methodist Church. (Blacksburg, Va.)
Language
English
Abstract
Collection consists of records generated by the Methodist Church located in Blacksburg, Virginia from 1857 through 1975.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Preferred Citation

Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records, Ms64-003, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records were donated to the Special Collections

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Whisner Memorial Methodist Church Records commenced in September 2006 and was completed in October 2006. In April 2013, the Record of Baptism was removed from Box 3 and re-housed in Box 5.


Biographical Information

The Methodist Church of Blacksburg, Virginia was formally organized in the late eighteenth-century. Following the construction of a new building in 1906, members named the structure the Whisner Memorial Methodist Church after Reverend P. H. Whisner, a popular local minister who died a few months prior to the completion of the building which bears his name.

Scope and Content

Collection contains church registers, bulletins, recording steward's book, financial reports, treasurer's book, quarterly conference minutes, Sunday school records, the Women's Foreign Missionary Service records, and the Women's Society of Christian Service records.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Whisner Memorial Methodist Church. (Blacksburg, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Budgetary Materials, 1927-1972
Box: 1
Folder: 1
Bulletins, 1946-1975
  • Box 1
    Folder 2
    6/16/1946-10/30/1955
  • Box 1
    Folder 3
    11/6/1955-9/15/1957
  • Box 1
    Folder 4
    9/22/1957-3/29/1959
  • Box 1
    Folder 5
    4/5/1959-5/28/1961
  • Box 1
    Folder 6
    6/4/1961-8/18/1963
  • Box 1
    Folder 7
    9/1/1963-5/23/1965
  • Box 1
    Folder 8
    5/30/1965-12/24/1967
  • Box 1
    Folder 9
    1/7/1968-2/15/1970
  • Box 1
    Folder 10
    2/22/1970-8/13/1972
  • Box 1
    Folder 11
    9/17/1972-4/20/1975
List of Pastors, 1859-1943
Box: 1
Folder: 12
Monthly Individual Account Book, 1920-1923
Box: 1
Folder: 13
Newsletters, 1953-1973
Box: 1
Folder: 14
Quarterly Conference Records, 1880-1948
  • Box 2
    Folder 1
    1880-1888
  • Box 2
    Folder 2
    1888-1896
  • Box 2
    Folder 3
    1896-1902
  • Box 2
    Folder 4
    1902-1910
  • Box 2
    Folder 5
    1910-1915
  • Box 2
    Folder 6
    1915-1923
  • Box 2
    Folder 7
    1923-1931
  • Box 2
    Folder 8
    1931-1939
  • Box 2
    Folder 9
    1939-1941
  • Box 2
    Folder 10
    1941-1944
  • Box 2
    Folder 11
    1944-1948
Record of Baptisms, 1857-1870
Box: 5
Registers, 1878-1938
  • Box 3
    Folder 5
    1878-1893
  • Box 3
    Folder 4
    1895-1917
  • Box 3
    Folder 3
    1917-1929
  • Box 3
    Folder 2
    1927-1938
Recording Steward's Book, 1859-1880
Box: 3
Folder: 6
Sermons, 1966, n.d.
Box: 3
Folder: 7
Sunday School Records, 1879-1913
  • Box 3
    Folder 8
    1879-1882
  • Box 3
    Folder 9
    1886-1888
  • Box 3
    Folder 10
    1889-1891
  • Box 3
    Folder 11
    1892-1893
  • Box 3
    Folder 12
    1894-1896
  • Box 3
    Folder 13
    1901-1913
Women's Foreign Missionary Service, 1905-1910
Box: 4
Folder: 1
Women's Society of Christian Service (WSCS), Record and Report Book, 1941-1960
  • Box 4
    Folder 2
    1941-1942
  • Box 4
    Folder 4
    1943-1946
  • Box 4
    Folder 5
    1947-1948
  • Box 4
    Folder 6
    1949-1950
  • Box 4
    Folder 7
    1951-1954
  • Box 4
    Folder 8
    1954-1960
Women's Society of Christian Service (WSCS) Reports, 1941-1964
Box: 4
Folder: 3