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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG4226.AM:  Glencoe Methodist Episcopal Sunday School (Glencoe, Nebraska)



Records:  1889-1930 (photocopies only)

Glencoe, Dodge County, Nebraska

Size:  0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box



BACKGROUND NOTE



According to information on file at Nebraska Wesleyan, the Glencoe Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1887.  Members of the church organized a Sunday School on January 20, 1889.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one box of manuscript material arranged in three series:  1) Minutes, 1889-1930; 2) Attendance Reports, 1921 and 1923; and 3) Miscellany.  These records relate to the Sunday School conducted by the Methodist Episcopal Church of Glencoe, although the miscellany series contains some records pertaining to other church programs.  All of the documents in this collection are photocopies.



Series 1 consists of minutes, 1889-1930.  Weekly entries provide information on lesson plans; treasury notes of collections taken in and money paid out for supplies; attendance figures of officers, teachers, and students; and business conducted.  Annual reports at the end of some years provide summary figures.  The attendance reports of Series 2 cover the years 1921 and 1923.  The reports of 1921 list class title and names of teachers and students.  The records of 1923 show only total number of officers, teachers, and students in attendance.  The miscellany of Series 3 includes by-laws and membership lists of the Glencoe Society of Christian Endeavor, 1914; collection lists, 1917-1919; an 1892 Christmas Program; and listings of Glencoe cemetery lot purchasers.



INVENTORY



Series 1 – Minutes, 1889-1930

Box 1

Folder




  1. 1889-1890, July

  2. 1890, August – 1891, July

  3. 1891, August – 1892, May

  4. 1892, June – 1893, July

  5. 1893, August – 1894, April

  6. 1894, May – 1895, January

  7. 1895, February-December

  8. 1899, January-September

  9. 1899, October – 1900, February

  10. 1900, March-August

  11. 1900, September-November; 1902 annual report; 1903, January-September

  12. 1903, October – 1904, May

  13. 1904, June – 1905, January

  14. 1905, March – 1906, May

  15. 1921, June-October

  16. 1925, July – 1926, August

  17. 1926, September – 1927, October

  18. 1927, November – 1928, December

  19. 1929, April – 1930, January



Series 2 – Attendance reports, 1921, 1923




  1. 1921

  2. 1923, July-December



Series 3 – Miscellany




  1. By-laws and membership lists of Glencoe Society of Christian Endeavor, 1914

    Collection lists, 1917-1919

    Christmas Program, 1892

    Cemetery Lot Purchasers



 



Subject headings:



Churches — Nebraska

Dodge County (Nebraska) — Churches

Glencoe (Nebraska) — Churches

Glencoe Methodist Episcopal Sunday School (Glencoe, Nebraska)

Methodist Episcopal Church in Nebraska



 



AIP/pmc              12-11-1986

Revised TMM      08-13-2018