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Zion Lutheran Church Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2626
Collection contains materials created by the Altar Guild of Zion Lutheran Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1966-2009. Handwritten and typed minutes of Altar Guild meetings along with attendance records, active member rosters, lists of guild officers, committee notes, correspondence, memos, color photographs and slides.

Collection includes Parish records, 1881-1889, from Zion Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan and Brady Township Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo County, Michigan as well as Parish records, 1890-1920, for Zion Lutheran Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates

  • 1966-2009

Creator

Language of Materials

Parish records are in German.

Physical Description

In this collection are the handwritten and typed minutes of Altar Guild meetings along with attendance records, active member rosters, lists of guild officers, committee notes, correspondence, photographs, and memos. The majority of this information is on loose paper and is in good condition. Also in this collection are several small booklets containing instructional material regarding Lutheran Church Altar Guilds and symbols used by the Lutheran Church. The last items in this collection are 3” x 5” photographs and 20 photographic slides taken by members of the Altar Guild to use for training and record-keeping purposes.

Extent

4 boxes

Physical Description

In this collection are the handwritten and typed minutes of Altar Guild meetings along with attendance records, active member rosters, lists of guild officers, committee notes, correspondence, photographs, and memos. The majority of this information is on loose paper and is in good condition. Also in this collection are several small booklets containing instructional material regarding Lutheran Church Altar Guilds and symbols used by the Lutheran Church. The last items in this collection are 3” x 5” photographs and 20 photographic slides taken by members of the Altar Guild to use for training and record-keeping purposes.

Provenance

This portion of the Zion Lutheran Church Collection consists of 1.75 cubic feet and is contained in (3) full-legal-sized Hollinger boxes and (1) half-legal-sized Hollinger box. These materials were donated by the Zion Lutheran Church and was received by the Archives and Regional History Collection on June 26, 2014.
Notes The items in this portion of the Zion Lutheran Church Collection were donated by the Zion Lutheran Church and were received by the Archives and Regional History Collection on June 26, 2014.
Title
Zion Lutheran Church Collection Finding Aid
Author
Benedict Chatelain
Date
1966-2009
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490