Methodist-Episcopal Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-39

Scope and Contents

Register includes names of ministers, members, classes, and probationers, and records of marriages.

Dates

  • 1872-1881

Creator

Restrictions

Permission to publish must be obtained from Liberty Engine Co. #1, Comstock Fireman's Museum, Virginia City, Nev.

Administrative History

First church in Virginia City, Nevada, organized in 1861. The church burned in 1875; the next year the rebuilt church was renamed Centennial Methodist Church.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Register includes names of ministers, members, classes, and probationers, and records of marriages. First church in Virginia City, Nevada, organized in 1861. The church burned in 1875; the next year the rebuilt church was renamed Centennial Methodist Church.

Arrangement

Organized into sections; each arranged chronologically or alphabetically.

Ownership and Custodial History

The original register was destroyed by fire in 1875; church members reconstructed the records from memory in 1876.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records, Liberty Engine Co. #1, Comstock Fireman's Museum, Virginia City, Nevada Donation. 12/16/87, 87-39

Location of Originals

Original held by Liberty Engine Co. #1, Comstock Fireman's Museum,,Virginia City, Nev.

Reproduction Note

Microfilm,filmed by Special Collections Department in,1984.
Title
Guide to the Methodist-Episcopal Church Records
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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