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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG3224.AM:  Lowe Avenue United Presbyterian Church (Omaha, Neb.)



Records:  1887-1971

Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.:  Presbyterian Church

Size:  7 volumes on 2 reels of microfilm



BACKGROUND NOTE



The Lowe Avenue Presbyterian Church, situated on the Southeast corner of 40th and Nicholas Streets, was organized on July 3, 1887, by a meeting of the people living near West Hamilton Street. Initiative for the meeting had been taken by a committee appointed for the purpose by the Presbytery of Omaha. Originally, the Church was entitled to the West Hamilton Street Presbyterian Church with Rev. W. J. Palm as pastor.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of seven volumes of records of the Lowe Avenue United Presbyterian Church of Omaha, Nebraska on two reels of microfilm. These records relate to the activities of the church dating from 1887-1971. Included are Church minutes as well as a Church register that contains a list of pastors, deacons, trustees, communicants, marriages, deaths, etc. The collection was loaned for microfilming in November of 1971.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1

Volume




  1. Minutes (session), 1887, July – 1901, June

    Church register, 1887, Oct. – 1912, Jan.

  2. Session Minutes, 1912, May – 1934, Mar.

    Church register, 1910, Apr. – 1932, Oct.

  3. Session minutes, 1955, Oct. 5 – 1966, Dec. 2

  4. Session minutes, 1967, Jan. – 1970, Dec.

  5. Minutes of the Deacons and Trustees, 1900, Apr. – 1922, Oct.



Reel 2

Volume




  1. Minutes of the Board of Trustees, 1955, Feb. – 1963, Aug.

  2. Church Register, 1945, May – 1971, Mar.



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Douglas County (Neb.) — Churches

Lowe Avenue United Presbyterian Church (Omaha, Neb.)

Omaha (Neb.) — Churches

Presbyterian Church in Nebraska



 



Revised 09-24-2008   TMM