Guide to the Pullman Baptist Church Papers 1921-1960
Cage 161

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
MacEachern, John
Title
Pullman Baptist Church Papers
ID
Cage 161
Date [bulk]
1952-1960
Date [inclusive]
1921-1960
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 feet of linear shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
Annual reports, weekly bulletins, and other papers of the Pullman Baptist Church (WA).

Preferred Citation note

Pullman Baptist Church Papers, 1921-1960, bulk 1952-1960

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

The Pullman Baptist Church, located in Pullman, Washington, was organized as a successor to the First Baptist Church in 1914. The First Baptist Church was founded in 1892 in Pullman, Washington, however the church suffered financial difficulties and ceased as an organization in 1913.

Between 1914 and 1920, the membership of the Pullman Baptist Church fluctuated, while the church faced financial problems and pastors who stayed for short durations. With the arrival of Reverend William E. Monbeck in 1920, the church began to grow rapidly. In 1929, the Pullman Baptist Church established itself at their newly constructed church.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of annual reports, weekly bulletins, and other papers relating to the Pullman Baptist Church located in Pullman, Washington. The church bulletins date 1954-1960, while the annual reports of the church date 1951-1959. There are two bound volumes of weekly bulletins from 1954 and 1955 that were indexed by church clerk John MacEachern.

Additionally, there are programs from 1921 and 1924, and a 25th anniversary pamphlet on the history of the church compiled by MacEachern.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions apply.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The portion of the collection comprising annual reports was donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1975 by Pullman Baptist Church clerk, John MacEachern. The remainder of the collection was transferred from the MASC vertical file (VF 254).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Pullman (Wash.) -- History -- Sources

Subject(s)

  • Baptists -- Washington (State) -- Pullman -- Miscellanea
  • Religion
  • Washington (State)

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