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Object ID RG0701.AM
Collection RG0701 Federated Church (Aurora, Neb.)
Object Name Church records
Extent of Description 7 reels of microfilm
Title Records of the 1st Congregational Church, the 1st Presbyterian Church, and the Federated Church, all of Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska.
Dates of Creation 1872-1978
Year Range from 1872
Year Range to 1978
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content This collection consists of 7 microfilm reels of microfilm arranged in 4 subgroups: 1) Church Histories, 1872-1972; 2) Records of the 1st Congregational Church of Aurora, 1872-1949; 3) Records of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora, 1873-1947; and 4) Records of the Federated Church of Aurora, Nebraska, 1925-1978.

This collection provides histories and records of the 1st Congregational Church, the 1st Presbyterian Church, and the Federated Church, all of Aurora, Hamilton County, Nebraska.

Subgroup 1 covers Church Histories of the 1st Congregational Church, 1872-1926, and the 1st Presbyterian Church, 1872-1972, both of Aurora, Nebraska. The Article of Agreement, 1925, and the Article of Incorporation, 1929, for the Federated Church, are also included.

Subgroup 2 contains Records of the 1st Congregational Church of Aurora, 1872-1949. Record books contain minutes of the Council and the Board of Trustees and Church Membership Registers. Records of the Congregational Ladies Aid Society, 1893-1928, the Young Peoples Society of Christian Endeavor, 1896-1936, and other organizations are provided. Three issues of ìThe Gleaner,î 1897, are also included.

Records of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Aurora, 1873-1947, comprise Subgroup 3. Record books contain session minutes, 1878-1926, annual meeting reports, 1898-1928, church registers, 1874-1906, record of pledges, 1926-1929, and certificates of reception and dismissal. Also included are records of the Presbyterian Ladies Aid Society, 1902-1925, Young Peopleís Christian Endeavor, 1911-1917, and Womanís Missionary Society, 1920-1935.

Subgroup 4 contains Records of the Federated Church of Aurora, Nebraska, 1925-1978. Record books contain session minutes, church registers, 1925-1978, baptismal records, 1942-1963, dismissal and reception records, 1942-1958, membership certificates, 1950-1963, church directories, 1963-1971, and reports or annual meetings and the church organization. Minutes of the Church Council and the Trustees, 1925-1978, the Womanís Association Records, 1925-1953, and the Evening Circle Records, 1939-1956, are also included.
Finding Aids Federated Church (Aurora, Neb.) finding aid
Search Terms Congregational Church in Nebraska
Federated Church (Aurora, Neb.)
First Congregational Church (Aurora, Neb.)
First Presbyterian Church (Aurora, Neb.)
Hamilton County (Neb.) -- Churches
Presbyterian Church in Nebraska
Classification Churches & Temples
Religion