Durham Christian and Missionary Alliance Church

Title: Durham Christian and Missionary Alliance Church
Inclusive Dates: 1889-2006
Extent of Materials: 3 folders, 1 scrapbook.
Location: Shelf 85
Date of Accession: 2007
Donor: Robert Aitken
Relationship of donor or materials to the DCL/NCR The First Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham was founded in 1889 as the Gospel Tabernacle of Durham. It served the community for many years until it closed its doors. The materials were donated by church members to preserve the history of their church.
Processor: Lynn Richardson
Subject Headings: Durham Christian and Missionary Alliance Church (Durham, N.C.)—History.
Durham, (N.C.)—Church history.
Scope and Content: The First Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham collection includes three folders and one scrapbook. The folders include the church bulletin from the 1989 centennial services and from a 1967 fiftieth anniversary service, a 1995 mother-daughter banquet program, two audiotapes of the 1989 homecoming, several letters and clippings related to individual church members, and numerous photographs, most unlabeled. The scrapbook contains the history of the church from 1926, including clippings and photographs of pastors and their families, many photographs of church members and church activities, several church-printed bulletins and other documents, organized by decade.
Restrictions: The collection is open for research
Organization of Collection: Folder 1-Church bulletin from the 1989 centennial services and from a 1967 fiftieth anniversary service, a 1995 mother-daughter banquet program, several other miscellaneous programs, notes, invitations.
Folder 2-Several letters, clippings, invitations, etc., relating to individual church members.
Folder 3-Audiotapes of 1989 homecoming, photographs and slides.
Scrapbook-History of the church from 1926, including clippings and photographs of pastors and their families, of missionaries from the church, many photographs of church members and church activities, several church-printed bulletins and other documents, organized by decade.