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RG2664.AM:  Monroe Evangelical Free Church (Phillips, Neb.)



Records:  1885-1956

Phillips, Hamilton County, Neb.:  Evangelical Free Church

Size:  3 volumes on 1 reel of microfilm



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The material in this collection is arranged in two series: 1) Records, 1885-1945 and 2) History, origins to 1956. Two volumes of records, 1885-1910 and 1911-1945 respectively, form Series 1. Entries are in the Swedish language. A scrapbook containing church history and photographs forms Series 2. The first portion of the scrapbook contains a history of the church and community up to 1910, written in Swedish by Oscar Berggren. The second portion contains a history in English by Miss Ruth E. Gustafson.



This collection relates to the history of the church and community up to 1956. The church was originally called the Chicago Settlement Free Church. It served the Chicago settlement of Swedish settlers in Hamilton County. The Monroe Evangelical Free Church collection was loaned for microfilming in April of 1956.



DESCRIPTION



Series 1 – Church Records



Reel 1

Volume




  1. Protokollbok for Guds Forsamling; Westra Hamilton Co., Nebraska, 1885-1910

  2. Protollboken No. 2, Church of God, Chicago Settlement Hamilton County, Nebraska, 1911-1945



Series 2 – Church History



Volume




  1. Scrapbook containing:

    • A History of the church through 1910 by Oscar Berggren, in Swedish

    • History of the church through 1956 by Miss Ruth E. Gustafson, in English





 



ADDED ENTRIES:



Chicago Settlement Free Church (Hamilton County, Neb.)

Evangelical Church in Nebraska

Hamilton County (Neb.) — Churches

Monroe Evangelical Free Church (Phillips, Neb.)

Phillips (Neb.) — Churches

Swedes in Nebraska



 



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