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Union Baptist Church (Hopewell, Va.) Records, 1935-2010

Union Baptist Church (Hopewell, Va.) Records, 1935-2010
MS 00062
Scope and Contents
Records of the Union Baptist Church in Hopewell, Virginia.  Items include meeting minutes, Deacon Board minutes and treasury records from 1935-1946.  Also are records of newly joined members of the church from 1943- 1945, 1948-1949, and 1958- 1960.  The collection also includes by-laws of the Deacon's Board, the first two newsletters of the "Sunday School News" published by Union Baptist, drafts and revisions of "Out of Our Past"; a history of the Union Baptist Church, programs paying tribute to Mrs. Ruth J. Harris and Dr. Curtis W. Harris, Reverend of Union Baptist Church (1961-2007), two sermons given by Dr. Harris, and various brochures and programs of events in which Dr. and Mrs. Harris participated.

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Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. 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, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Joanne Lucas.
Related Materials
Special Collections has material relating to Curtis W. and Ruth Jones Harris and the Union Baptist Church in the Curtis West Harris and Ruth Jones Harris Papers, 1950-2012, Mss. Acc. 2014. 006.
Preferred Citation
Union Baptist Church (Hopewell, Va.) Records, 1935- 2010,Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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