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NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG2678.AM:  United Church of Christ. Nebraska Conference (Neb.)



Records:  1855-1978

Nebraska:  United Church of Christ

Size:  14 reels of microfilm



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The material in this collection consists of records from the Historical Office of the Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ in Lincoln, Nebraska, which have been loaned to the Nebraska State Historical Society for microfilming. The collection includes records of the Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ and its predecessor the Congregational Conference; records of state-wide missionary associations; records of associations of Congregational Churches formed within the state; records of Gates College in Neligh, Nebraska, and of Weeping Water Academy; records of the Lincoln Congregational Club; and records of individual Congregational Churches. Records of many other Congregational Churches, also loaned for filming, have been treated as separate collections and may be located in the finding aids by the name of the town followed by the name of the church. Other records of Congregational academies and colleges can be found under the names of the institutions.



DESCRIPTION



Reel 1



Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1876-1891

Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1892-1911

Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1912-1940

Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1940-1958 (see also Reel 13)



Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1916-1942 (see also Reel 13)



Frontier Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1890-1930



Reel 2



Frontier Association of Congregational Churches, financial records, 1891-1931



Republican Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1880-1891

Republican Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1891-1926 (see also Reel 14)



Columbus Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1886-1914



Reel 3



Columbus Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1914-1957



Elkhorn Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1885-1897

Elkhorn Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1898-1924

Elkhorn Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1925-1955



Association of German Congregational Churches in Nebraska (Nebraska German Congregational Conference), minutes (in German), 1879-1889

Association of German Congregational Churches in Nebraska (Nebraska German Congregational Conference), minutes (in German), 1889-1916



Reel 4



Association of German Congregational Churches in Nebraska (Nebraska German Congregational Conference), minutes (in German), 1916-1944

Association of German Congregational Churches in Nebraska (Nebraska German Congregational Conference), minutes (in German), 1945-1963 (in English beginning in 1955)



Nebraska Congregational Conference Board of Directors, minutes, 1889-1894

Nebraska Congregational Conference Board of Directors, minutes, 1918-1924

Nebraska Congregational Conference Board of Directors, minutes, 1927-1951; December 1954; January 1955 (see also Reel 10)



American Home Missionary Society, account of aid to Nebraska churches, 1855-1902



Reel 5



American Home Missionary Society, account of aid to Nebraska churches, 1875-1879



Gates College (Neligh, Neb.), Board of Trustee minutes, 1881-1915

Gates College (Neligh, Neb.), Faculty minutes, 1881-1908

Gates College (Neligh, Neb.), Index (Semi-monthly paper edited by the Docendian Society, a student literary society), 1884-1885



Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society, record of grants made by Nebraska churches, 1902-1924



Reel 6



Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society, financial accounts, 1901-1924



Women’s Home Missionary Union of Nebraska, minutes, 1899-1901

Women’s Home Missionary Union of Nebraska, minutes, 1901-1922

Women’s Home Missionary Union of Nebraska, minutes, 1922-1927 (see also end of reel 6)



State Central Committee of missions in Nebraska, minutes, 1878-1883 and applications passed by State Board, 1887-1888



Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society, minutes, 1883-1889

Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society, minutes, 1894-1905

Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society, minutes, 1905-1912



Women’s Home Missionary Union of Nebraska, minutes, 1893-1899



Reel 7



Records of the Corresponding Secretary, 1906-1912



Scrapbook, Congregational News Items from the Nebraska State Journal, 1909-1912



Congregational Church (Bloomfield, Neb.), record book, 1891-1905



Congregational Church (Bruning, Neb.), record book, 1890-1904



Butler Avenue Congregational Church (Lincoln, Neb.), record book, 1895-1922



Congregational Church (Camp Creek, Neb.), minutes, 1880-1906



Congregational Church (Freewater, Neb.), record book, 1880-1906



Congregational Church (Germantown [Garland], Neb.), record book, 1893-1915



Congregational Church (Pickrell, Neb.), record book, 1886-1895

Congregational Church (Pickrell, Neb.), record book, 1893-1910



First Congregational Church (Rising City, Neb.), record book, 1888-1900

First Congregational Church (Rising City, Neb.), register, 1888-1920



First Congregational Church (Sargent, Neb.), record book, 1893-1910



Reel 8



Congregational Church (Springview, Neb.), record book, 1887-1898

Congregational Church (Springview, Neb.), minutes, 1888-1942



First Congregational Church (Spencer, Neb.), record book, 1891-1925



Congregational Church (Wescott, Neb.), record book, 1889-1927



Lincoln Congregational Club (Lincoln, Neb.), minutes, 1903-1925



First Congregational Church (Milford, Neb.), record book, 1874-1959



Congregational Association of Nebraska, minutes, 1857-1880



Reel 9



Weeping Water Academy (Weeping Water, Neb.), Board of Trustees minutes, 1907-1916



First Congregational Church (Weeping Water, Neb.), minutes of the Women’s Missionary Society, 1873-1889

First Congregational Church (Weeping Water, Neb.), register, 1860-1875

First Congregational Church (Weeping Water, Neb.), clerk’s minutes, 1874-1895

First Congregational Church (Weeping Water, Neb.), minutes of the Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor, 1895-1905



Reel 10



Nebraska Congregational Conference, Board of Directors minutes, 1958-1965 (see also reel 4)



Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ, minutes, 1966-1968

Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ, minutes, 1969-1971

Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ, minutes, 1972-1974



Fellowship Notes (newsletter of Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ), 1969-1976

Keeping in Touch (newsletter of Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ), 1977-1978



Reel 11



Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1953-1961

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1956-1960

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1960-1961

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1961-1962

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1961-1963

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Christian Women, record book, 1962-1963



Reel 12



Congregational Church (Argo, Neb.), record book, 1906-1927



Congregational Church (Burton, Neb.), record book, 1908-1917



Congregational Church (Comstock, Neb.), record book, 1916-1923

Congregational Church (Comstock, Neb.), record book, 1924-1927



Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), minutes, 1954-1960

Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), minutes, 1960-1963

Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), Sunday School record, 1926-1946

Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), financial records, 1927-1943

Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), financial records, 1929-1961

Congregational Church (Culbertson, Neb.), register of memorials, 1955-1963



Reel 13



Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1958-1962 (see also reel 1)



Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1942-1953 (see also reel 1)

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1954-1962

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1962-1965

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1965-1969

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1970-1971

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1972



Reel 14



Republican Valley Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1927-1962 (see also reel 2) [name changed to Southwestern Association in 1931]



Northwestern Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1887-1919

Northwestern Association of Congregational Churches, minutes, 1927-1953



 



ADDED ENTRIES:



American Home Missionary Society

Association of German Congregational Churches in Nebraska

Blue Valley Association of Congregational Churches (Blue Valley, Neb.)

Butler Avenue Congregational Church (Lincoln, Neb.)

Columbus Association of Congregational Churches (Columbus, Neb.)

Congregational Association of Nebraska

Congregational Church (Argo, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Bloomfield, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Bruning, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Burton, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Camp Creek, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Comstock, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Freewater, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Germantown, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Garland, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Pickrell, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Springview, Neb.)

Congregational Church (Wescott, Neb.)

Congregational Church in Nebraska

Education — Nebraska

Elkhorn Valley Association of Congregational Churches (Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Milford, Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Rising City, Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Sargent, Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Seward, Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Spencer, Neb.)

First Congregational Church (Weeping Water, Neb.)

Frontier Association of Congregational Churches (Neb.)

Gates College (Neligh, Neb.)

German Evangelical Congregational Churches in Nebraska

Lincoln Association of Congregational Churches (Lincoln, Neb.)

Lincoln Congregational Club (Lincoln, Neb.)

Missions — Nebraska

Nebraska Congregational Conference

Nebraska Congregational Home Missionary Society

Nebraska Fellowship of Congregational Women

Nebraska German Congregational Conference

Northwestern Association of Congregational Churches (Neb.)

Omaha Association of Congregational Churches (Omaha, Neb.)

Republican Valley Association of Congregational Churches (Neb.)

United Church of Christ. Nebraska Conference (Neb.)

Weeping Water Academy (Weeping Water, Neb.)

Women — Nebraska

Women’s Home Missionary Union of Nebraska

Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor

Youth — Nebraska



 



Revised 06-02-2009   TMM