Portage First United Methodist Church
Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of documents dealing with the Portage First United Methodist Church from 1972 to 2006.
- Majority of material found within 1972-2006
- Portage United Methodist Church (Donor, Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The Portage First United Methodist Church was formerly known as the Portage United Methodist church. Around 2000, they adopted the concept of being the “lighthouse” church. This shows up in the newsletters.
Language of Materials
This collection amounts to 1.5 cubic feet, and contains a wide range of documents. Most of these documents are monthly and weekly newsletters sent out from the church to all its members. Other documents include church directories from 1977 to 1999, miscellaneous pamphlets, correspondence, and some other forms of official church documents.
Most of the documents are in good condition. Some documents have been bent or folded, and a few of the newsletters have been torn.
- Portage First United Methodist Church Finding Aid
- Stephen Archambault
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US