Guide to the St. Paul’s Church Record Book 1862-1875 MG 1611

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Descriptive Summary
Historical Note
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Record book


Guide to the St. Paul’s Church Record Book
1862-1875
MG 1611
The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Jennifer Jhun.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: St. Paul’s Church (Newark, N.J.)
Title: St. Paul’s Church
Record Book
Dates 1862-1875
Abstract: Consists of a record book of St. Paul’s Church (Newark, N.J.) covering the time span from August 1, 1862 to September 19, 1875.
Quantity: 0.02 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: MG 1611

Historical Note

St. Paul’s Church, currently located at 466 High Street in Newark, New Jersey, was founded in 1852 as a chapel with a schoolhouse. The original property, a farm, was given to this Episcopalian parish as a gift of Jeremiah C. Garthwaite. In 1856, efforts were made to build a church, which was finally completed in 1889. The total cost of the new church was $78,248.

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Scope and Content Note

The record book of St. Paul’s Church covers the time span from August 1, 1862 to September 19, 1875; it contains minutes of meetings concerning the establishment of the new church as well as financial records detailing the specific contributions and names of donors.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Organizations:
Episcopal Church–New Jersey.
Subject Topics:
Church finances–United States.
Church fund raising–United States.
Subject Places:
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Church records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1611, St. Paul’s Church Record Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

The source of the collection is unknown.

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Container List

Record book

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 Record book: Containing financial records with a list of the names of donors and the amount donated as well as minutes of meetings concerning the construction of a new church. Also containing one sheet of blotting paper laid in. 1862 Aug. 1-1875 Sept. 19

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