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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2935.AM:  Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Dakota City, Neb.)



Records:  1868-1924

Dakota City, Dakota County, Neb.:  Lutheran Church

Size:  6 volumes, etc. on 1 reel of microfilm



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Dakota City, erected in 1860, is the oldest standing Lutheran church structure in Nebraska. The Sunday School was begun in 1859 by C.F. Eckhart, a member of the Lutheran Church in Dakota City. The Lutheran Church met in Dakota City for a number of years but no records earlier than 1867 have been found.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of six volumes and several loose items of material arranged in four series: 1) Sunday School records, 1874-1915; 2) Home Department records, 1906-1924; 3) Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor records, 1890-1898; and 4) Miscellaneous material. The material in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church collection relates to the Sunday School records of that church, giving attendance, membership rolls, minutes, and other information.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Sunday School records, 1874-1915



Reel

Volume




  1. 1874-1878, Attendance records, minutes of meetings, membership rolls

  2. 1887-1893, Attendance records, minutes of meetings, library records

  3. 1888-1896, Attendance records, minutes of meetings

  4. 1897-1915, Attendance records, minutes of meetings



Series 2 – Home Department records, 1906-1924



Volume




  1. 1906-1924, Reports, membership roll, offerings received



Series 3 – Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor records, 1890-1898



Volume




  1. 1890-1898, Secretary’s book



Series 4 – Miscellaneous materials



Treasurer’s report, 1868

Treasurer’s record of payments, 1877

History of the Sunday School, 1878

Farewell letters (2), 1878

Annual report, 1892

Special Committee Report, 1893

Letters of transfer (2), 1893-1895

Special Convention reports (2), 1894

Dakota County Herald, 1964



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Dakota City (Neb.) — Churches

Dakota County (Neb.) — Churches

Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Dakota City, Neb.)

Lutheran Church in Nebraska



 



Revised 09-16-2008   TMM