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Collection Number: 01817

Collection Title: Flat River Church Records, 1786-1979.

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 35 items)
Abstract The Flat River Primitive Baptist Church was founded in Person County, N.C., in or around 1750. Lewis Daniel (1782-1847) served as the church's clerk. The collection is records of the Flat River Church, including minutes of monthly meetings, 1786-1979 (5 volumes), scattered lists of members, rules, deeds, and miscellaneous business letters. It also includes a Bible originally owned by Lewis Daniel (1782-1847), which records family births, deaths, and marriages, 1781-1857.
Creator Flat River Church (Person County, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Flat River Church Records, #1817, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Partial microfilm copy available.
Acquisitions Information
Deposit 1951-1981
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1a.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Flat River Primitive Baptist Church was founded in Person County, N.C., in or around 1750. Lewis Daniel (1782-1847) served as the church's clerk.

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The collection is records of the Flat River Church, including minutes of monthly meetings, 1786-1979 (5 volumes), scattered lists of members, rules, deeds, and miscellaneous business letters. It also includes a Bible originally owned by Lewis Daniel (1782-1847), which records family births, deaths, and marriages, 1781-1857.

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Contents list

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Jordan, May 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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