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Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church Records

Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Spartanburg, SC
Records, 1890-2006
3 cubic feet, in 2 boxes and 17 volumes

History note:  Organized in the late 1880s, Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church served Methodists in the Spartan Mill Village of Spartanburg, SC.  The church was noted for being the mother church of the Textile Industrial Institute, which became Spartanburg Methodist College.

Organization note: Arranged into membership, administrative, and historical records. 

Access note:  Unrestricted

Summary note:  Records consist of the membership volumes from the 1890s to the 1990s, Quarterly Conference minutes from 1914 to 1967, administrative board minutes and reports, and assorted ephemera. 

Citation:  Cite as: Records of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, Archives, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College

Location:  Archives, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29303

Related material:  Spartanburg District Records

Administrative notes:  Received by transfer from the Spartanburg District Superintendent July 2006.  Property files transferred from the Conference Trustees in 2006.  Processed December 2006 by Phillip Stone. 

Finding Aid:  Folder listing

Folder Listing

Box 1
Quarterly Conference Minutes (moved from binders to folders), 1940-1951; 1959-1967
Official Board Minutes, 1941-1951; 1970-73

Box 2
Administrative Board minutes, unarranged, 1970-1980
Ephemera
Church Directories
Certificates
Photographs

Membership Volumes (10) on shelf
Quarterly Conference Minutes (5 volumes) on shelf
Treasurer’s Books (2) on shelf