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Collection Number: 04362

Collection Title: Galax Primitive Baptist Church Records, 1898-1901; 1913-1983.

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Size 5 items.
Abstract MICROFILM ONLY. Galax Primitive Baptist Church is located in Galax, Carroll County, Va. The church was established in 1913, and was still active as of 1983, with a membership of about 40 persons. Mountain View Primitive Baptist Church (presumably in the vicinity of Galax, Va.) was constituted in July 1898. Church minutes made available for microfilming extend to 1901. The connection between the Mountain View and Galax churches is unclear. Five volumes consisting of minutes of congregational meetings, membership rolls, the constitution, and other material of the Primitive Baptist Church at Mountain View, presumably located in the vicinity of Galax, Va., and of the Galax Primitive Baptist Church at Galax, Va. Miscellaneous items include articles of faith, three essays or sermons, circa 1900, and programs for funeral services.
Creator Galax Primitive Baptist Church (Carroll County, Va.)
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 Galax Primitive Baptist Church Records, #4362, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Location of Originals
Originals returned to private owner in 1983.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A more complete finding aid for this collection is available at the Southern Historical Collection.
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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Galax Primitive Baptist Church is located in Galax, Carroll County, Va. The church was established in 1913, and was still active as of 1983, with a membership of about 40 persons. Mountain View Primitive Baptist Church (presumably in the vicinity of Galax, Va.) was constituted in July 1898. Church minutes made available for microfilming extend to 1901. The connection between the Mountain View and Galax churches is unclear.

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MICROFILM ONLY. Five volumes consisting of minutes of congregational meetings, membership rolls, the constitution, and other material of the Primitive Baptist Church at Mountain View, presumably located in the vicinity of Galax, Va., and of the Galax Primitive Baptist Church at Galax, Va. Miscellaneous items include articles of faith, three essays or sermons, circa 1900, and programs for funeral services.

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Processing Information

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Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

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