Lexington Presbyterian Church RecordsWLU.Coll.0327

Lexington Presbyterian Church RecordsWLU.Coll.0327


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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives

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Lexington, VA 24450
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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0327
Title
Lexington Presbyterian Church RecordsInclusive 1824-1927Bulk 1877-1927
Quantity
1 Linear Feet
Creator
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson
Creator
Preston, Margaret Junkin
Creator
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
Language
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

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Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Susan L. Gates (2/8/89)Addtional blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (9/10/08)


Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of various women's missionary societies in the Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Virginia), including minutes written by Margaret Junkin Preston and Ellen Glasgow. There is also a handwritten history (one page, front and back) of the Presbytery that explains the connection between Washington College, Lexington Presbyterian Church, and the Presbytery, which was written circa 1824.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Church history
  • Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.
  • Records
  • Virginia -- Lexington
  • Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
  • Women in missionary work -- Societies, etc.
  • Women in the Presbyterian Church

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Alexander, John, Major
  • Barclay, John Woods
  • Davidson, William
  • Davis, Samuel H.
  • Dunlap, A. McCorkle, Mrs.
  • Dunlap, Henrietta C.
  • Glasgow, Bettie S.
  • Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson
  • Hill, William, D. D., Reverand
  • Jackson, Mary Anna Morrison, 1831 - 1915
  • Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
  • Leyburn, John
  • McCluer, Frank N., Mrs.
  • Nelson, Alexander Lockhart
  • Paxton, Elizabeth White
  • Perry, John
  • Preston, Margaret Junkin
  • Steele, Joseph Grigsby

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia -- Lexington
  • Virginia -- Richmond
  • Virginia -- Winchester

Container List

Text [0000004982] box: 1 folder: 1
Connection Between Washington College and the Presbytery
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
1 Item
English.
Scope and Contents

A one page history of the church's relation to Washington College.

Text [0000004983] box: 1 folder: 1
Meeting Minutes
1 Item
1824-03-27English.
Text [0000004984] box: 1 folder: 2
"An Appeal to the Women of the Southern Presbyterian Church"
1 Item
1908-07-07English.
Scope and Contents

A newsletter about the debt in the Presbyterian Church from the Woman's Missionary Union of East Hanover.

Text [0000004986] box: 1 folder: 3
"Controversy between the Rev. William Hill, D. D.: Late Pastor of the Presbyterian Congregation of Winchester, Va. and Certain Members of the Session"
Davis, Samuel H.
1 Item
1825English.
Text [0000004985] box: 1 folder: 4
Lexington Gazette Reprint of 1845 Article About Dedication of the New Presbyterian Church
Lexington Gazette. (Lexington, Va.)
1 Item
1945English.
Text [0000007785] box: 1 folder: 5 box: data_value_missing_861bfea7bbf9d8afe93e1c4f32416835
Letter from Trustees of Lexington Cemetery to Mrs. T. J. Jackson
Nelson, Alexander LockhartBarclay, John WoodsSteele, Joseph GrigsbyJackson, Mary Anna Morrison, 1831 - 1915
1 Item
1880-09-11English.
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a letter to Mrs. T. J. Jackson from the Lexington Cemetery Trustees offering 'a suitable place for the erection of a monument to your lamented husband ... the circle situated in the center of the cemetary.

Books [0000004991] box: 1 folder: 6
Minute Books of Women's Foreign Missionary Association
Preston, Margaret Junkin
5 Item
1877-1882English.
Scope and Contents

1877 - Founding Year18781879-18801880-18811881-1882

Books [0000004989] box: 1
Minute Books of Women's Foreign Missionary Association
Preston, Margaret Junkin
2 Item
1883-1913English.
Scope and Contents

1883-18891909-1913

Books [0000004992] box: 1
Minute Books of Women's Home and Foreign Missionary Association
Preston, Margaret Junkin
2 Item
1914-1922English.
Scope and Contents

1914-19211921-1922

Books [0000004995] box: 1
Minutes of the Girls Missionary Society
1 Item
1899-1901English.
Books [0000004994] box: 1
Book of the Boys Missionary Society
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
1 Item
1884-1889English.
Books [0000004997] box: 1
Minute Books of the Young Ladies Missionary Society
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson
2 Item
1902-1919English.
Scope and Contents

1902-1906 (in Ellen Glasgow's hand)1913-1919

Books [0000005000] box: 2
Minute Book of Young Women's Missionary Society
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
2 Item
1914-1922English.
Scope and Contents

1914-19211921-1922

Books [0000005001] box: 2
Secretary's Books of Young Ladies Missionary Society
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
2 Item
1906-1922English.
Scope and Contents

1906-19101910-1921

Books [0000005002] box: 2
Business Women's Circle Secretary's Books
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
2 Item
1922-1925English.
Scope and Contents

1922-19231923-1925The books also contain the ninth and tenth annual yearbooks.

Text [0000005005] box: 2 folder: 1
Programs of Young Woman's Missionary Society
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
9 Item
1907-1922English.
Scope and Contents

1907190819091910191119121920-1921 - 2 copies1921-1922

Text [0000005004] box: 2 folder: 2
Programs of Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary Association
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)
4 Item
1918-1922English.
Scope and Contents

2928-19191919-19201920-19211921-1922

Books [0000005006] box: 2
Auxiliary and Executive Committee Reports
Lexington Presbyterian Church (Lexington, Va.)McCluer, Frank N., Mrs.
1 Item
1926-1927English.