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Shelton Baptist Church (Moselle, Mississippi) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M633

Scope and Contents

The items in this collection consist of a thirty six page booklet detailing the history of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi containing memoirs and photographs, a four-page handout containing the lyrics to several Christian hymns, a copy of the anniversary/homecoming program, a handheld souvenir fan and two bookmarks.

Dates

  • October 14, 2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

Shelton Baptist Church has been a part of the Shelton community in Moselle, Mississippi since 1907, and is still an active church in the community today. The booklet in the collection contains the names of the sixteen founding members of the church as well as a list of church staff from 1907 to 2007. The booklet also includes a timeline of church events from 1907 to 2007, and these events include information on church finances and clergy changes. Shelton Baptist Church’s affiliations include Jones County Baptist Church Association, the Mississippi Baptist Convention, and the Southern Baptists Convention. In 2007, the church celebrated its centennial; the items in this collection are souvenirs and memorabilia from that celebration.

Extent

6 Items

Language of Materials

English

Form of Material

Material pertaining to the 100th anniversary of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held in 2007.

Arrangement

The contents of the collection are arranged in the order in which they were received.

Provenance

Donated by Mrs. Florence Rogers Bishop on October 16, 2007.

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Sources

• Case File

• Contents from the collection
Title
Shelton Baptist Church (Moselle, Mississippi) Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Collection processed and finding aid written by Amanda Abulawi
Date
26 June 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

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