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First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas History

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P529

Overview

The First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas History is a typewritten history of the African American church, which was organized in 1857.

Dates

  • 1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

History of First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas

The First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas was organized in 1857. On 18 May 1874 the Church applied for a state charter as the Sixth and Miami Baptist Church; however it was officially the First Colored Baptist Church of Leavenworth City. The Church celebrated its hundredth anniversary in May 1957.

Extent

1 folder

Scope and Contents

The First Baptist Church of Leavenworth History dates from 1957 and consists of a photocopy of a typewritten history of the church written by Rev. E. B. Hicks. A photocopy of the Abstract of Title for the Church's property accompanies the history.

Physical Location

RH MS P529

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Rev. Don Sprague, 1985

Related Materials

Hicks, E. B. (Elder Barney), 1907-1992, Papers. 1932-1987, at RH MS 467 Spencer Library (Kansas Collection)
Title
Guide to the First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas Collection
Subtitle
First Baptist Church of Leavenworth, Kansas History
Author
Finding aid prepared by tc, 1988 Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004; revised by mbw, 2010
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/1126279872
Preferred citation
First Baptist Church of Leavenworth Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P529, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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