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M-001 Mineral Springs Baptist Church, Dubach, Louisiana. Constitution and Minutes, 1865-1888.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Photocopy acquired June 1968 through Mrs. Eugenia (L.E.) Dawson, whose grandparents, Garland Hardwick Colvin and Cathrine Crosby Colvin, were charter members. Gerald Hardwick Colvin was the son of Jemimah Petrie Colvin. Original records at that time in possession of Mrs. (A.M.) Franklin, Mineral Springs Community, Ruston, La. 12 folders. Original records given to Tech Archives Feb. 19, 1971, by vote of the church body.

RESTRICTIONS

Access to original documents requires approval of Department Head.

BOX: 001

FOLDER: 001
DESCRIPTION:
Mineral Springs Baptist Church, Dubach, La. Constitution, rules of decorum, church roll, and minutes of the church conferences, 1865-1888.

FOLDER: 002
DESCRIPTION:
Three clippings concerning the 100th anniversary of the church and the groundbreaking ceremonies for the new church building in 1965.

FOLDER: 003
DESCRIPTION:
Constitution and minutes, 1865-1888.(original) Copies on Archival Paper of original ledger.

FOLDER: 004               
DESCRIPTION:
Constitution pp.1-3; Rules of Decorum pp. 4-6. Records of membership, dismissal & exclusion/restoration pp. 8-19 (out of order). Record of business done in church conference pp. 20-25.

FOLDER: 005               
DESCRIPTION:
Record of business done in church conference pp. 26-50.

FOLDER: 006               
DESCRIPTION:
Record of business done in church conference pp. 51-75.

FOLDER: 007               
DESCRIPTION:
Record of business done in church conference pp. 76-100.

FOLDER: 008               
DESCRIPTION:
Record of business done in church conference pp. 101-110. Records of membership, dismissal & exclusion/restoration pp. 111-124.

FOLDER: 009               
DESCRIPTION:
Constitution pp. 127-130; Rules of Decorum pp. 131-134. Minutes and record of business pp. 135-150.

FOLDER: 010               
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes and record of business pp. 151-175.

FOLDER: 011               
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes and record of business pp. 176-188.

FOLDER: 012               
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper clippings about Mineral Springs Baptist Church. "Groundbreaking November 18 for New Church in Mineral Springs" Ruston Daily Leader Friday, November 9, 1962. "Groundbreaking Services Held Sunday at Mineral Springs" Ruston Daily Leader, Monday, November 19, 1962. "Area Church to Celebrate Anniversary" Ruston Daily Leader Thursday, August 12,1965.


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