A Guide to the Arlington County Churches, Reference Group of Collected Materials, 1920-1998 RG 6

A Guide to the Arlington County Churches, Reference Group of Collected Materials, 1920-1998

A Collection in Arlington Public Library, Center for Local History

Collection number RG 6


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© 1998 Arlington Public Library, Center for Local History

Heather Crocetto

Repository
Arlington Public Library, Center for Local History
Collection number
RG 6
Title
Arlington County Churches, Reference Group of Collected Materials, 1920-1998
Extent
3 boxes.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Arlington County Churches, Reference Group of Collected Materials, Collection # RG 6, Arlington Public Library, Center for Local History

Acquisition Information

Created by Archives Staff from several smaller donations, accessions, and materials previously housed in the Center for Local History vertical files.

Scope and Content

Record Group 6 houses miscellaneous pamphlets, brochures, locally published books, flyers, programs, and narrative histories concerning the various churches in Arlington County. Most of the documents were created by the church and document church activities, anniversary celebrations, membership, leadership, or provide historical information about the church. The church historian or a long-time member of the church wrote several of the histories included in the collection. Some material in this collection are photocopies of original narratives.

This group of ephemera and histories currently measures approximately 1.5 linear feet and houses materials dating from the 1920s to the present. The collection documents many different churches and denominations in the Arlington area. This is an active record group which will continue to be updated by the staff of the Center for Local History.

Arrangement

These materials are arranged alphabetically by the name of each church. The Record Group is active and will continue to grow as the Center accessions additional materials.

Related Material

RG 11, The Papers of Edmund C. Fleet , houses several scattered records of the Mount Zion Baptist Church of Arlington. RG 12, The Papers of Frank L. Ball , houses materials and photographs focusing on the history of the Mount Olivet Methodist Church. RG 123, Records of Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ , houses records of the church, the Arlington Council on Human Relations, and several photographic images of the C&O Canal and homes near the church building. PG 200, Subject Photograph Files , and PG 230, Arlington Historical Society Photographs , both house images of local church buildings. Record Group 77, Presbyterian Church of Ballston , houses the records of the Women's Aid Society. Other church collections are RG 328, Lomax AME Zion Church Records , RG 342, Arlington Baptist Church Collection , RG 358, Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church Records , RG 366, Bethel United Church of Christ Records , RG 375, Arlington Presbyterian Church Records , and RG 378, Mt. Salvation Baptist Church Records .

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • African American churches.
  • Arlington (Va.)
  • Arlington County (Va.)
  • Catholic Church -- United States.
  • Protestant churches -- United States.
  • Synagogues.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Arlington (Va.)
  • Arlington County (Va.)

Contents List

Series 1: Church Histories and Ephemra 1920-Present
  • Box 1
    File 1: Arlington-Fairfax Jewish Congregation
  • Box 1
    File 2: Arlington United Methodist
  • Box 1
    File 3: Bon Air Baptist
  • Box 1
    File 4: Calloway United Methodist
  • Box 1
    File 5: Calvary Methodist Church
  • Box 1
    File 6: Central United Methodist Church
  • Box 1
    File 7: Cherrydale Baptist
  • Box 1
    File 8: Cherrydale United Methodist Church
  • Box 1
    File 9: Christ United Methodist Church
  • Box 1
    File 10: Church of the Covenant
  • Box 1
    File 11: Clarendon United Methodist Church
  • Box 1
    File 12: First Baptist Church of Clarendon
  • Box 2
    File 13: First Presbyterian Church of Arlington
  • Box 2
    File 14: Lomax African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Box 2
    File 15: Methodist Historical Society
  • Box 2
    File 16: Mount Olive Baptist Church
  • Box 2
    File 17: Mount Olivet United Methodist Church
  • Box 2
    File 18: Mount Vernon Baptist Church
  • Box 2
    File 19: Mount Zion Baptist Church
  • Box 3
    File 20: Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church
  • Box 3
    File 21: Our Savior Lutheran Church
  • Box 3
    File 22: Rock Spring Congregational Church
  • Box 3
    File 23: Saint Agnes Catholic Church
  • Box 3
    File 24: Saint Ann Catholic Church
  • Box 3
    File 25: Saint Charles Episcopal Church
  • Box 3
    File 26: Saint George's Episcopal Church
  • Box 3
    File 27: Saint John's Baptist Church
  • Box 3
    File 28: Saint Thomas More Cathedral
  • Box 3
    File 29: Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Box 3
    File 30: Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Box 3
    File 31: Unitarian Church
  • Box 3
    File 32: Genearl Information on Churches