A Guide to the Valley Street Baptist Church Records, 1931-1937 Valley Street Baptist Church Records Ms2011-069

A Guide to the Valley Street Baptist Church Records, 1931-1937

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-069


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Processed by: Jennifer Mitchell, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-069
Title
Valley Street Baptist Church Records, 1931-1937
Physical Charactistics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 box
Language
English
Abstract
Collection contains correspondence, minute books, and financial records for organizations within the Valley Street Baptist Church in Abingdon, Virginia.

Adminstrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Valley Street Baptist Church Records must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Valley Street Baptist Church Records, Ms2011-069, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Valley Street Baptist Church Records was completed in August 2011.


Historical note

The Young People's Conference of the Valley Street Baptist Church in Abingdon, VA was formed in July 1934 as an organization through which the youth could get more involved in the church organization.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and financial information for the Valley Street Baptist Church Young People's Conference. These records date from 1934 through 1937. The correspondence includes a letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, Director of the Division of Negro Affairs for the National Youth Administration. The collection also includes minutes and financial records for Sunday School meetings and the Finance committee.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Abingdon (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
Ledger - Sunday School minutes and records of Finance Committee, January 4, 1931 - July 17, 1932
Box-folder 1:2
Young People's Conference - Records and Correspondence, 1934-1937
Box-folder 1:3
Young People's Conference Book, 1934-1935
Box-folder 1:4
Sunday School Home Department - Memo Book, January 20, 1935 - August 25, 1935
Box-folder 1:5
Youth Conference Journal, 1936-1937