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Charleston Methodist Materials 

1786-1920
1 box, .3 cubic feet

This artificial collection consists of a small number of pamphlets and documents relating to the early history of Methodism in Charleston, SC.  Among the materials are documents surrounding the founding of the Cumberland Street Church, the first Methodist congregation in Charleston, some documents from a women's benevolent organization, and published copies of a report dealing with a conflict in the church community.  The collection also includes some published church histories and some printed district conference annuals and minutes. 


Folder listing:

"Sketch of the Methodist Church in Charleston, 1785-1887," 1888 (2 copies and one photocopy)
"Why I am a Methodist: a Historical Sketch of What the Church has Done for the Colored Children, Educationally, as early as 1790 at Charleston, SC," 1909
Cumberland Street Documents, 1786
Cumberland Street Documents
Charleston Ladies Benevolent Society, Constitution and Third Annual Report
"Report of the Committee of the South Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church on the subject of the Schism in Charleston," 1835 (2 copies)
Trinity Sunday School certificates, 1880s
Charleston District Conference manuscript minutes, 1870
Charleston District Conference, 1898
Charleston District Conference, 1902
Church Histories Republished from the Year Book, City of Charleston, 1882