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Crombie Street Congregational Church (Salem, Mass.) Records

Crombie Street Congregational Church (Salem, Mass.) Records

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SERIES I. Administrative
A. Early Records
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11Salem Theater proprietors 1827, 1832, undated
12Copy of the Howard Street Church records 1828-1832
13Record book 1832-1860
14 A Discourse Delivered at the Dedication of the Crombie Street Church in Salem and the Installation of the Rev. William Williams, November 22, 1832 by Leonard Withington 1832
15Volume containing: List of members 1832-1863
1Deaths and funerals 1832-1866
1Baptisms 1832-1866
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Volume 1H. J. Pratt’s record book 1832-1882
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Volume 2Proprietors’ record book 1832-1910
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16Act of incorporation 1833
1Bylaws 1845
1Act relating to the voting at meetings of the proprietors 1892
17Deeds 1834-1843
18Proprietors’ meetings 1839-1859, 1916, undated
B. Correspondence and Reports
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19Correspondence and reports 1831-1834, undated
110Correspondence and reports 1835-1839
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21Correspondence and reports 1840-1849
22Standing (Prudential) Committee meeting minutes 1845-1870
23Correspondence and reports 1850-1859
24Correspondence and reports 1860-1866
25Reports of the examining committee 1860-1868, 1880-1889, 1899
26Correspondence and reports 1867-1869
27List of members 1870
28Correspondence and reports 1870-1879
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31Correspondence and reports 1880-1889
32Correspondence and reports 1890-1894
33Correspondence and reports 1895-1899
34Correspondence and reports 1900-1915, 1946, 1951, undated
C. Other Records
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35Covenant with list of the members 1846, 1853, 1876
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Volume 3Record book 1859-1890
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36Manual and supplement 1884-1886, 1891-1896
37List of members 1890
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Volume 4Record book 1890-1903
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38By-laws 1892, undated
39Annual reports 1895, 1909-1911
310List of members and attendants 1896-1903
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Volume 5Record book 1903-1921
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311Merger with South Church correspondence 1906, undated
312Record book 1922-1946
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41Annual meeting reports 1983-1985
42Member names undated [1838?]
43Brochure undated [1950s or 1960s]
SERIES II. Financial
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44Pew deeds 1824-1825, 1833-1868
45Subscription for support of a minister 1832-1837
46Bills, receipts, accounts, reports 1836-1852
47Correspondence and reports 1840-1900, undated
48Subscriptions for debt 1842, 1863, undated
49Mortgage 1843
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16(OS)1Subscription for an organ 1843
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410Annual reports 1850
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Volume 6Pew deeds 1951
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411Account book 1852-1859
412Annual reports 1860-1869
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16(OS)2Annual report 1861
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413Bills, receipts, wills, correspondence, reports 1861-1929, undated
414Pew tax receipt 1864
415Annual reports 1875, 1880-1908
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16(OS)3Valuation of pew taxes 1885
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416Pew taxes undated [1840?]
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51Records of the Ireland Fund 1875-1944
52Treasurer’s reports 1894-1896
53Account book 1909-1929
54Merchant’s National Bank, checkbook 1921-1925
55Account book 1929-1944
56Treasurer’s reports 1931-1933
57Merchant’s National Bank, checkbook for Ireland Fund 1932-1944
58Naumkeag Trust Company, trustees’ bank book 1938-1945
59Trustees, correspondence and reports 1938-1947
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16(OS)4Report of the Prudential Committee 1939
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61Account book 1945
SERIES III. Pastoral
A. Pastors’ Papers
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62William Williams 1832, 1837-1838
63Alexander J. Sessions 1838, 1890-1891
64James Mason Hoppin 1850-1859, 1890-1903, undated [1858?]
65Quotes from George B. Cheever 1853-1854
66Joseph Henry Thayer 1859-1864, 1890-1901, undated
67Clarendon Waite 1866
68Hugh Elder 1875-1879, 1901-1912, undated
69Louis B. Voorhees 1885-1893, 1901
610 The Congregationalist Handbook for 1890 1889
611John Wright Buckham 1890-1931, undated
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16(OS)5 Saturday Evening Observer, continued address by Rev. John Wright Buckham [6 issues] 1901
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612Adolf A. Berle 1904-1912, undated
613Harold Colson Feast 1908
614George L. Parker 1908-1912
615Harry J. Newton 1917-1923, undated
616John H. Leamon 1923, undated
617Carl Heath Kopf 1933, 1941, undated
618Photographs of other ministers and youth directors 1946-1956, 1975, undated
619Joseph Mazzola, photograph undated
620Calendars of services 1890-1894, 1902-1919, undated
621Calendars of services 1920-1922, 1931-1939, 1947-1949, 1957, undated
622 Congregationalism-What It Is undated
B. Dismissals and Admissions
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71Letters of dismissal and admission 1832-1839
72Letters of dismissal and admission 1840-1849
73Letters of dismissal and admission 1850-1859
74Letters of dismissal and admission 1860-1869
75Letters of dismissal and admission 1870-1879
76Letters of dismissal and admission 1880-1889
77Letters of dismissal and admission 1890-1899
78Letters of dismissal and admission 1907-1910, 1932, undated
79Certificates of membership and baptism 1949
SERIES IV. Sabbath School
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710Record book [caution: mold] and photocopy 1834
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81Association constitution and record book 1838-1854
82Copy of constitution and by-laws [1838], 1896
83Benevolent Association, account books [2 volumes] 1839-1840, 1841-1844
84Benevolent Association, record book 1839-1847
85Journal 1840, 1861-1865
86Roll of Sabbath School [4 volumes] 1843, 1850-1854, 1858, 1860
87Record book 1854-1866
88Reports 1860-1888
89Correspondence 1861-1869, 1880-1896
810Record book 1863-1880
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16(OS)6Arrangement of Sabbath School classes in the church 1863
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811Benevolent Society, record book 1865-1889
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91Teachers’ Association record book 1865-1875
92Letters to students from W. B. Capron from India 1866-1868
93Bills paid 1866-1876
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Volume 7Roll book 1868-1878
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94Record books [4 volumes] 1870-1906
95Special Class book 1875-1877
96Reports 1890-1900, 1933-1965
97Record book 1929-1932
98Attendance and financial 1929-1950
99Programs and photographs 1939-1956, undated
910Records 1940-1946
911Record book 1941-1942
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101Summer conference material 1951-1958
102Cradle roll [children under age 4] 1954
103Attendance reports 1960-1965, undated
104Lessons undated
SERIES V. Social and Charitable Activities
A. Ladies’ Benevolent Society
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105Account book 1839-1860
106Record book 1847-1860
107Salem Savings Bank, book 1882-1928
10875th Anniversary of Ladies’ Benevolent Society address 1889
109Record book 1889-1912
1010Account book 1903-1928
1011Receipts 1904-1928, undated
111List of members and assessments 1907-1928
112Record book 1912-1928
B. Auxiliary and Missionary Society
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113Record book 1885-1919
114Foreign Missionary Society record book 1872-1885
115Missions correspondence and projects 1895, 1907-1924, 1962-1965
116Ladies Missionary Society record book 1918-1928
117Essex South Branch of the Woman’s Board of Missions meeting program 1926
C. Woman’s Association
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118Record book 1828-1930
119Record book 1930-1932
1110Report and program booklet 1933-1934
D. Koinonia Society
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1111Constitution and record book 1907-1916
1112Account book 1907-1931
121Record book 1916-1927
122Correspondence and reports 1920-1930
123Receipts 1924-1930, undated
124Record book 1927-1930
E. Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor
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125Constitution undated [1882]
126Prayer meetings topics 1884-1885, 1890-1892, undated
127Record book 1885-1893
128Record book and acknowledgment 1886-1896
129Attendance records 1887-1888
1210Roll call [3 volumes] 1889-1906
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131Record book 1893-1907
132Reports 1901, 1933
13321st anniversary celebration 1903
134Correspondence and reports 1906, undated
F. Men’s Club
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135Secretaries’ reports 1925-1933
136Secretaries’ reports 1938-1940
G. Graham Society
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137Account book 1832-1843
138Treasurer’s book 1843-1867
139Constitution and record book 1844-1857
H. Other Organizations
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141Crombie Street Association, constitution and by-laws 1843
142Essex South Association of Congregational Churches An Historical Sketch by T. Frank Waters 1896
14 The Centennial of the Essex South Association… 1928
143Men’s Association, constitution and members 1898
144Thayer Club, report and program 1910-1911
145Theatricals, material and photographs 1924-1956, undated
146 The Lighthouse, newsletter published by the Beacon Club 1940
SERIES VI. Other Material
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147Six play scripts 1868, 1903, 1916, 1921-1935
148Newspaper clippings 1889-1908, 1934, 1971, undated
149Letter from W. P. Draper regarding church organization 1892
1410Memorials and tributes 1892, 1929-1946
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15Bas relief sculpture of Second Church, Salem, by Sarah W. Symonds 1904
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1411Photographs of church building (interior and exterior) 1923-1935, undated
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16(OS)7Photographs 1934, undated
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1412Sheet music 1930-1936
1413100th anniversary, guest book and programs 1932
1414100th anniversary, scrapbook 1932
1415100th anniversary, scrapbook with photos and congratulatory letters to Dr. Carl Kopf 1932
1416Choir and organ material 1934-1940, 1950s, 1991, undated
1417History of the church 1941, undated
1418Photographs 1951-1955, undated
1419Church attendance 1966-1972
1420Red damask cloth from original pew cushions undated [1832?]
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16(OS)8Drawings of pews by DeLong Furniture Co. of Philadelphia, PA undated [1934?]
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1421Poetry undated
1422Negatives from Betty Nichols undated
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