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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 256. Record books of Bethel Baptist Church, Gainesville, Allen County, Kentucky, 1842-1875. Includes brief business information about the church, acts of church discipline, and when people were admitted to membership. Also includes the church's "Rules of Decorum" and "Articles of Faith."


History | Religion | United States History

MSS 256 Bethel Church history.pdf (81 kB)
Bethel Baptist Church History

MSS 256 B1F2 Bethel Church Record pp 1-103.pdf (14740 kB)
Bethel Baptist Church Record Part 1

MSS 256 B1F3 Bethel Church Record pp 104-219.pdf (14647 kB)
Bethel Baptist Church Record Part 2



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