Genealogy - Churches of Clark County

Churches of Clark County Files at Charlestown Library


The following is a list of items in the various “church” folders located in the Indiana Room at Charlestown Library. Included are newspaper articles, church bulletins, letters, church histories, etc.

Use this form for any inquires about the library’s collection.

Churches - general

  • Catholic Church Records in Clark County and Floyd County Guide
  • Churches of Charlestown list
  • Nazarene Church Clark County, Indiana
  • News article “Charlestown’s Churches show Conuity’s Faith” 7/10/1958
  • News articles “Full Gospel Tabernacle Church New Building Now in Use-Plan July 30 revival” 7/26/1972 & “New S’burg Full Gospel tabernacle Church Planned” 8/4/1971 plus photograph of building
  • News articles “New Zealander helps church men help communities” 12/5/1971
  • News article “Despite setbacks, minister tackles non-church issues” 6/22/1976
  • News article “ Jeffersonville churches get together on services and downtown loyalty” 4/11/1990
  • News article “Lay Ministries celebrate 30 years” 5/30/2000
  • New churches add to Charlestown
  • Picture of German Reform Church Confirmation Class of 1905 (June 11)
  • Writing the History of Your Church, manual number 3

Churches – African Methodist

  • Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind. 125th Church Anniversary March 28, 1982
  • Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind. Rev. H.T. Johnson, Pastor
  • Church History of Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Ind.
  • News article “Bethel A.M.E. will reopen, hopes for membership revival” 10/11/1991
  • News paper picture of chorus of Bethel A.M.E. Church and The Second Baptist Church (no date)
  • Re-dedication of Bethel A.M.E. Church Charlestown, Indiana June 2, 1946
  • Service For Mortgage Burning of The Bethel A.M.E. Church Sunday – July 18, 1976

Churches – Baptist

  • 75th Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church 1913-1988
  • 138th Church Anniversary Second Baptist Church Sunday September 16, 2007
  • The Baptist Church in Clark County by J.V. Biggert
  • Baptist Churches (brief histories)
  • Baptist Churches in Clark County
  • Baptist Churches in Clark County, IN with hand written notes
  • Early History of Clark County , Indiana June 28, 1923
  • Fascinating Memories of Silver Creek: story of Historic Spot by Mrs. C.R. Cogswell 1923
  • Guilt Edge Baptist Church 50th Anniversary June 6, 1971
  • History of the Charlestown Baptist Church
  • History of the Oldest Baptist Church in Indiana, Organized at Charlestown, Indiana, 1798 by W.H. McCoy 1880
  • Homecoming! Second Baptist Church Sunday Aug. 22, ‘48
  • Initiation of a Missionary program map
  • Leak Papers 1732-1884
  • Letter from Rev. J.M. Jefferson Pastor May 14, 1967
  • Letter from J.V. Carlisle about the Rolling Fields Baptist Church 4/6/1968
  • Looking Back With Us: History of the First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church
  • Main Cross Baptist Church, brief history
  • Minutes of the Silver Creek Association August 1814
  • Minutes of the Silver Creek Association August 1832
  • News article “Flag Honor Early Soldiers In Silver Creek Cemetery” 5/31/1959
  • News article “At the Temple Baptist Church” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date, sometime after 1961)
  • News article “Move underway to save the ‘Old Brick Church’” 7/31/1969
  • News article “Fire Damages Baptist Church at Clarksville” 11/8/1969
  • News article “Building around a firm foundation” 8/15/1970
  • News article “A Tall Job” 12/23/1970
  • News article “Congregation United by Fire Ready To Dedicate a New Church Building” 3/19/1971
  • News article “With The Churches: Parkwood Baptist to be dedicated” 10/21/1972
  • News article “Southern Baptist expand in Indiana” 1/9/1973
  • News article “Henryville church serves area youth” 1/25/1973
  • News article “Fighting the Devil: The week before Easter was a rough time for the Devil in Memphis, Ind., but he managed to hold his own” 4/22/1973
  • News article “Making way for church expansion” 3/20/1975
  • News article “The ol’ smoothy” 12/12/1975
  • News article “Texas hands raise a church in Indiana” 7/15/1976
  • News article “Jeffersonville church poses legal nightmare” 2/14/1973
  • News article “Break Ground For Church” 4/29/1977
  • News article “Church gets new wing: South Carolinians build ‘a miracle’ at Memphis, Ind.” 7/13/1979
  • News article “county boys back church sold for back taxes in ‘68” 3/2/1987
  • News article “Church looks to a new year” 1/2/1988
  • News article “First Southern Baptist Church” 1/16/1988
  • News article “Oak Park sets Youth Week” 3/10/1988
  • News article “First Baptist Church of Charlestown” 10/14/1990
  • News article “Community Profile: Norman Flowers: Native African brings ‘optimist’ ministry to Jeffersonville” 7/28/1991
  • News article “Community Profile: Rev. Alva R. Willis; church he helped establish will be his Clark County legacy” 4/13/1992
  • News article “Sunday school devotee just won’t miss” 7/12/1992
  • News article “Community Profile: Rev. Cleveland Williams Age hasn’t slowed this activist’s zeal to help others” 9/21/1992
  • News paper picture of “newly completed and recently moved into Temple Baptist Church” 11/18/1961
  • News paper picture of the “Charity General Baptist Church” 9/21/1978
  • News paper picture of “The Southeastern District of the Indiana Missionary Baptist Churches” 4/6/1987
  • Obituary for Rev. Frank A. Hoffman 11/7/1991
  • Organized: One Hundred Years Ago Part 1 copied by William B. Watson; Part copied by Elizabeth Hayward
  • Part II Historic Items and Quotation from the Records: The Faith of the Church
  • Picture of Borden Baptist Church
  • Picture of the First Baptist Church and pinned clipping
  • Picture of the First Baptist Church in Henryville
  • Picture of Kenwood Avenue Baptist Church
  • Picture of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church
  • Picture of Silver Creek Baptist Church Aug 1969
  • Picture of Silver Creek First Baptist Church
  • Picture of Temple Baptist Church, Sellersburg, IN
  • Pleasant View Baptist Church ; a picture and the church’s location
  • The Pioneer Families of Clark County by W.H. McCoy 1885
  • Silver Creek Baptist Church

Churches – Catholic

  • 1985 Directory of St. Michael Catholic Church
  • Advertisement for St. Michael’s first annual picnic benefit for September 13, 1999
  • Aerial photograph of St. Joseph Church Sellersburg, IN c1943
  • From Rev. H. Alerding. A history of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Vincennes. Pp. 335-346
  • Brief History of St. Augustine Church Jeffersonville, Indiana from 1669 to 1926 A.D.
  • Catholic Church Records in Clark and Floyd Counties Guide 2004
  • Catholic Organizations in Clark County, IN: Knights of Columbus J.F.K. Council #1348 and the Daughters of Isabella #95
  • Correspondences from John J. Doyle of the St. John’s Church to Walter H. Kiser with attachments about the history of the Catholic Church (2/26/1974-4/16/1974)
  • Correspondences from Lawrence P. McFadden of the Knights of Columbus to Walter H. Kiser (8/17/1973-10/5/1973)
  • Early Catholic Churches- The Evening News, Jeffersonville, Ind. August 27, 1952- History of City’s Churches Goes Back to 1808.
  • History of St. Anthony’s Church, Jeffersonville, Ind.
  • History of St. Michael’s Church Charlestown, Indiana 1860-1960
  • Jeffersonville, Clark County: From a History of the Catholic Church  in the Diocese of Vincennes Pp. 335-346 by Rev. H. Alerding. 1883
  • Letter from Placidus Kempf of Saint Meinrad Archabby replying to an inquiry 9/13/1967
  • Letter from Rev. Thomas T. McAvoy of the University of Notre Dame 12/4/1967 responding to an inquiry and attached is Bishop Aldering’s history of the Diocese of Vincennes
  • Letter from Kempf D.S.B. to Mr. Kisor  with attachments
  • Letter to Rev. Father Allerding from John P. Gillis 2/5/1983
  • List of Roman Catholic Churches in Clark County. Ind.
  • News article “St. John’s Parish, Starlight, To observe Centenary Sunday” 10/5/1961
  • News Article “St. Paul’s Catholic Church” 3/12/1962
  • News article “Fire Touched Off by Lightning Bolt Burns Clarksville Church Sanctuary” 5/13/1970
  • News article “Survey the Ruins” 5/13/1970
  • News article “Pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Father Walpole, is dead at 56” 7/18/1971
  • News article “Church To Build Recreation Hall: Long-Time Dream to Become a Reality” 10/13/1971
  • News article “New Church Nears Completion” 12/28/1971
  • News article “Sellersburg parish to use new edifice” 12/8/1973
  • News article “Jeff Priest Is New State Police Chaplain” 4/30/1976
  • News article “Preacher is lost without the priest who was also his master, companion” 1/13/1978
  • News article “Dominican Sisters of St. Catharine Kentucky” 3/9/1979
  • News article “Sacred Heart: Jeffersonville parish celebrates 25th anniversary with special liturgy” 6/22/1979
  • News article “Rifts mar work of some parish council” 6/29/1979
  • News article “St. Joseph Catholic-School” 3/19 & 3/26/1982
  • News article Monumental job” 6/4/1982
  • News article “150th Anniversary: Archdiocese Sets Major Celebration” 7/9/1982
  • News article “St. Michael Church Held Dedication” 12/15/1982
  • News article “Southern Indiana Catholic Churches celebrate church’s 150th state birthday” 6/4/1984
  • News article “Pastor, 2 Other Priest Die in Fire at St. John Church Rectory” 8/31/1985
  • News article “Priest killed in church fire eulogized at Mass” 9/4/1985
  • News article “St Michael’s Celebrating 125” 9/21-1985
  • News article “Story number 2: Fire strikes St. John’s Church, claiming the lives of 3 priest” 12/31/1985
  • News article “St. Augustine Church” 3/1/1986
  • News article “Students at Providence High School” 5/6/1986
  • News article “From the ashes, a future rises; Priest recalls tragic fire during Starlight Church’s celebration of 125 years.” 11/12/1986
  • News article “Graveyard vandalized” 5/31/1988
  • News article “Memorial ceremony is held in St. Joe”11/19/1988
  • News article “Volunteer work males Heidi Semones ‘hooked on life’” 8/7/1991
  • News article “Protecting a Jeffersonville Landmark” 1/23/1997
  • News article “Charlestown church celebrates 150 years” 9/8/2010
  • Obituary for Rev. Albert V. Deery “Father Deery of St Augustine dies at rectory” 8/26/1972
  • Parish Register S. Michael’s Church Charlestown, Ind. Rev. J.L. Bolin Pagtor 1912
  • Picture of St. Francis Catholic Church Henryville, IN 1943
  • Pictures of St. Joe Hill Church and history
  • Picture of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Charlestown Ind.
  • Roman Catholic Churches in Clark County, Indiana Bibliography with hand written notes
  • St. Anthony’s Church R.C. Jeffersonville, Indiana list of  Reverends 1859-1900
  • St. Augustine R.C. Church Jeffersonville, IN list of Reverends from 1852-1898 with pictures
  • St. Michael R.C. Church Charlestown, Ind. (brief history)
  • St. Michael R.C. Church invitations to Sesqui centennial celebration 9-12-2010
  • St. Paul’s R.C. Church Jeffersonville, IN list of Reverends from 1959-1970
  • Third Order of St. Frances with attached envelope post marked Nov 12, 1968
  • Wedding picture of Lena Bueter and Henry R. Meyer in front of St. Michael Church Charlestown, IN 5/16/1905

Churches – Christ Gospel

  • Newspaper article “Church leader says accusations are lies” 4/12/1979
  • Newspaper article “Church’s dogma is based on claim that its leader receives the God’s word” 4/12/1979
  • Newspaper article “Jeffersonville church more like a cult, some say” 4/12/1979
  • Newspaper article “One Christ Gospel service included praying, shaking, and a ‘love offering’” 4/12/1979
  • Newspaper article “Meeting the test of journalistic ethics v.s. religious faith” 4/15/1979
  • Newspaper article “Harassment complaint names church members” 8/11/1993
  • Newspaper article “Former church members allege cult” 8/13/1993
  • Newspaper article “Harassment charge fuels cult concern” 8/14/1993
  • Newspaper article “Lifestyle of church leader elegant” 8/24/1993

Churches – Christian

  • 150th Annual Meeting Christian Churches of Clark County Indaina August 18, 1991 at Calvary Christian Church, Sellersburg, IN booklet/program
  • 1860-1960 History of Hibernia Christian Church
  • Brief History about the new Hibernia Church
  • Centuries for Christ 1860-1960: 100th Anniversary Blue Lick Christian Church; R.R. 1, Henryville, Indiana
  • Dedication First Christian Church Charlestown, Indiana Sunday June 3, 1973 2:30pm
  • Centuries for Christ 1860-1960: History of the Blue Lick Christian Church
  • Events Since the Remodeling and Rededication of Hibernia Christian Church in 1960, Owen Township, Clark County, Indiana by Mrs. Buford E. Bower-August 28, 1966
  • First Christian Church Membership Directory 1974
  • Handwritten letter to Mr. Kiser from Mrs. Ernest McKinley 5/18/1971
  • Handwritten letter to Mr. Kiser from Bertha McKinley 10/19/1971
  • History of the Christian Church of Clark County (no Date)
  • History of the Christian Churches of Clark County (continuation)
  • History of the First Christian Church Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • History of the Hibernia Christian Church
  • History of Marysville Christian Church 1891-1991
  • History of the MT. Moriah Advent Christian Church 1971
  • Indenture made December 9, 1837 between John Shelby and William Marraw
  • “It Took Real Sacrifice to Build This Church” a history, written in 1958
  • Leak papers- handwritten
  • Letter to the library from Lois M. Mauk about a booklet on the Stony Point Christian Church 9/16/1987
  • List of Christian Churches in Clark County, Indiana
  • Members of Bethany Christian Church February 1, 1971
  • Membership and Record of the Hibernia Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) from 1843 to present date 1971
  • Ministers who have served Hibernia Church Since 1960 (to 1971)
  • News article “Building In 1889 Of Christian Church Described In Old Newspaper Story” 7/10/1958
  • News article “Church To Note Birthday” 11/13/1960
  • News article “Fire Destroys Old Church At Henryville” 4/6/1968
  • New article “New Eastside Christian Church Being Erected” 9/17/1968
  • News article “Mount Moriah Group To Dedicate New Church” 10/26/1968
  • News article “Bethany Christian” 6/22/1969
  • News article “Keynotes of Praise” 4/7/1971
  • News article blurb for the Eastside Christian Church on bussing
  • News article blurb about Old First Christian Church in Charlestown 1974
  • News article “Christian Church marks anniversary in its new building” 1975
  • News article “With The Churches: Church plan 13th anniversary” 10/4/1975
  • News article “Telephone Man And Family Use Voices In Different Way” 10/5/1975
  • News article blurb about the choir at the First Christian Church from 1956, 7/7/1976
  • News article “Jeffersonville man serves needy: Center for Lay Ministries chief plan to stay a while” 11/24/1978
  • News article “But Action Too Late? Church Continues Anti-Tavern Fight” 6/29/1984
  • News article “Charlestown church says crusade against liquor sales will continue” 2/6/1985
  • News article “Churches roots began in 1860” 10/8/1985
  • News article “Community Profile: Delbert Gray, He built an idea from the chalkboard to a church of bricks, mortar and people” 3/23/1987
  • News article “A church with glowing message” 2/8/1988
  • News article “First Christian Church in Jeff” 4/2/1988
  • News article “Community Profile: Frank A. Hoffman; He has served Jeffersonville well in 24 years of ministry” 6/25/1990
  • News article “Happy 200th: Charlestown church remembers” 11/23/1998
  • News article “Former church ‘a Godsend’” 4/24/2006
  • News article “taking it to the streets: Sandwich Man spreads outreach ministry across counties” 2/2/2007
  • News article “Church finally getting steeple” 2/16/2008
  • News article “107 year old: Hibernia Christians to Dedicate new church” no date
  • News article “Christian Church Officer-Member Plan Homecoming” no date
  • Newspaper blip about the Choir at the First Christian Church back from 1956, 7/7/1976
  • Newspaper blip about the First Christian Church Fall Festival 9/29/1979
  • Newspaper page for The Leader 5/15/1969
  • New Washington Christian Church, New Washington, Indiana, History written by Mary Annette Waters and Marguerite Fisher
  • Nineteen-Hundred Seventy-one Year Book and Directory of the Bethany Christian  Church Charlestown, Indiana
  • One Hundred and Sixth Annual meeting of the Christian Churches of Clark County, Indiana, August 24, 1947 (program)
  • Picture of the Bethany Christian Church taken 2/21/1941 with statistical information
  • Picture of the Bethany Christian Church taken 2/21/1971 with statistical information
  • Picture of the Blue Lick Christian Church and of the Union Church
  • Picture of the Borden Christian Church, Borden, Indiana
  • Picture of Calvary Christian Church, Sellersburg, IN
  • Picture of the Christian Church in Charlestown with brief history
  • Pictures of the Christian Church, Charlestown, Indiana
  • Picture of the Hibernia Christian Church’s interior from 1960
  • Picture of the Union Church and picture of the Blur Lick Christian Church
  • Picture with caption: Church baptism 1941, August Rev. Robt D. Fuller, Oralee Peters, Kathleen Peters, Freda Pettit, Ora Pettit; Pictures of the Marysville Christian Church 5/30/1891; newspaper article “It Took Real Sacrifice To Build This Church (no date); Early History of Marysville Christian Church by Lillian Harmon 5/30/1941; newspaper article “55th Anniversary of Marysville Christian Church” 5/30/1946 (these items are attached together in this order)
  • Records of Hibernia Church
  • Re-Dedication of Stony Point Christian Church September 13, 1987 Charlestown, Indiana
  • Rules and By-Laws of the Bethany Christian Church
  • The Story of Howard Park Christian Church, at the close of it, 50th Anniversary, August 1953, George Phearson, minister

Churches – Church of Christ

  • 100th Anniversary, St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, Jeffersonville, Indiana 1961
  • 100th Anniversary, St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sellersburg, Indiana 9/26/1971
  • Brochure for St. Luke’s United Church of Christ
  • Dedication Services, St, Luke’s Evangelical and Reformed Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana 11/30/1952-12/3/1952 program
  • History of “The Evangelical Reformed Church” aka St. Lucas German Evangelical Reformed Church
  • Newspaper article “Sellersburg Church Addition Will Be Dedicated Today” 5/14/1961
  • Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ” 4/9/1962 with correction 4/16/1962
  • Newspaper article “Outdoor Services” 9/16/1966
  • Newspaper article “Christ, Christmas and Community Churches” 12/6/1967
  • Newspaper article “St. Paul United Church of Christ Dedication Sept. 21” 9/17/1969
  • Newspaper article “St. Paul’s Church Noting 100th Anniversary” 9/19/1971
  • Newspaper article “With The Churches: Jeff church plans facility dedication” 8/17/1974
  • Newspaper article “Jeffersonville pastor to lead area ecumenical group” 7/26/1979
  • Newspaper article “Celebrating 125 Years of Services” 9/12/1985
  • Newspaper article “Northside Church of Christ history spans 24 years” 2/15/1988
  • Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: Sellersburg Church Of Christ” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date)
  • Newspaper article about St. Paul’s Evangelical Reformed Church by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date or article title)
  • Pictures of the Church of Christ, Borden, Indiana
  • Pictures of the Church of Christ, Charlestown
  • Pictures of the Sellersburg Church of Christ
  • Pictures of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Sellersburg, IN
  • St. Paul’s United Church of Christ statement of faith

Churches – Episcopal

  • Church History, “On The Occasion Of Its 150th Anniversary” 1836-1986
  • Brief History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana with pictures of the church
  • History of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana
  • Newspaper article “St. Paul’s Episcopal Church To Mark 125th Year At A Service Tonight” 8/13/1961
  • Newspaper article “FBI Agent Preparing For a New Assignment As Episcopal Deacon” 1/11/1971
  • Newspaper article “Up on the rooftop” 5/24/1978
  • Newspaper article “100th anniversary of building: St. Paul’s to hold ceremony” 2/1/1992
  • Newspaper article “St. Paul Episcopal Church” 2/3/1992
  • Newspaper article “Camp Joe Holt” (no date)
  • St. Paul’s Church Episcopal Jeffersonville, Indiana, Good Friday “The seven words from the cross” 1963
  • St. Paul’s Church Episcopal Jeffersonville, Indiana, Kalendar March 1963

Churches- Lutheran

  • Biographical Record for Walter C. Loeber from the Concordia Historical Institute, Department of Archives and History, The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod
  • Letter to Mr. Walter H. Kiser from Roger Beese of the Concordia Historical Institute, Department of Archives and History, The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod 10/19/1967
  • Newspaper article “Jeffersonville church bears three crosses to be itself: Monumental mound cures an identity crisis” 4/8/1987

Churches – Methodist

  • A Record of History: Superintends of Indianapolis Area Districts, from the Indianapolis Area Methodist Episcopal  Church, 1928
  • Brief History of Morton Memorial Methodist Church 10/2/1955
  • Brief history of New Chapel Methodist Church
  • Brief history of Union Methodist Episcopal Church, Utica Township (Arsenal Plant)
  • Brief histories of Methodist churches in Clark County, Indiana
  • Copy of a speech by John Wesley (founder of the Methodist Church)
  • First Methodist Church Christmas Card
  • First Methodist Church Directory 1983
  • First Methodist Church members Directory (no date)
  • First Methodist Church members Directory with #1 at the bottom of the cover (no date)
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 8/2/1942
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 10/11/1942
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 10/3/1943
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 11/28/1943
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 8/20/1944
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 11/11/1945
  • First Methodist Church, The Order Of Worship program 5/27/1956
  • Handwritten letter about Salem Methodist Church for Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Leak 5/20/1954
  • Henryville United Methodist Church 100th Anniversary members directory 1971
  • History of Charlestown Methodist Episcopal Church
  • History of the First Methodist Church with handwritten notes
  • History of the German Methodist Episcopal Church, Jeffersonville, Indiana with picture
  • History of the Morton Memorial United Methodist Church
  • History of New Hope Church, handwritten with attached letter to Walter Kiser 11/15/1971
  • History of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church
  • History of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church by Mrs. Geo Patrick, Mrs. Wendell Patrick, and Mrs. Kenneth Prather
  • History of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church
  • History of Salem Methodist Church by Roscoe R. Leak with an news article attached 1/29/1977
  • History of the Sellersburg Methodist Church by Dr. Q.R. Hauss
  • History of Utica Methods Church
  • History of the Wall Street United Methodist Church, 1981
  • Indiana Magazine Of History, Vol. XXII, 1926, #406 written on it
  • Letter from Eli Jacob, John Hazzard, John Fry, and M.H. Jacob (Trustees) about the history of the New Chapel Church property (no date)
  • Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Eleanor Cammack Archivist of DePauw University 9/11/1967
  • Letters to Walter H. Kiser from John H. Ness Jr. of the Historical Society of the Evangelical United Brethren Church 10/3/1967; Rev. George G. Gocker 9/29/1967; Edna Miller Librarian of the Indiana Central College 9/18/1967; and a letter to Mrs. Lowery Dean from Walter H. Kiser 11/19/1971 (all the letters are stapled together in that order)
  • Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Francis Lindenmayer 1/6/1972 with envelope
  • Letter to Walter H. Kiser from Francis Lindenmayer 1/19/1972 with envelope
  • Letter to Mrs. Phoebe Durham from Walter H. Kiser 12/10/1972 with Phoebe Durham’s response on the back of the letter 12/17/1972
  • Letter to Walter H. Kiser from David E. Horn of Roy O. West Library, DePauw University 5/21/1974 with one attachment
  • Letter from the Sellersburg Methodist Church to Susan Bennett with envelope post marked 12/23/1981
  • Map of Methodist Churches in Clark County
  • Methodist Churches in Clark County, Indiana by township
  • New Chapel Church History 9/7/1949
  • Newsletter, The Exchange, 10/21/1986
  • Newspaper article “Cemetery At Final Meet Is Union To Be Undisturbed”, “Final Meet Is Held At Church” 2/23/1941
  • Newspaper article “Restored Methodist Church Here Will ReCapture Beauty Of A Century Age” 5/17/1956
  • Newspaper article “Hymn Sing Returns To Asbury Methodist Church Tuesday” 10/31/1965
  • Newspaper article “Henryville United Methodist Observe 100th Birthday” 8/18/1971
  • Newspaper article “Church Leveled” 4/4/1974
  • Newspaper article “Rebuilding a church : Daisy Hill group seeks funds to replace storm-wrecked facility” 9/25/1974
  • Newspaper article “Daisy Hill congregation to celebrate the opening of its new special place” 10/11/1975
  • Newspaper article “United Methodist marks 175 years” 7/28/1976
  • Newspaper article “Rev. Struble too busy with preaching to retire” 8/23/1976
  • Newspaper article “In the eye of the church” 10/25/1977
  • Newspaper article “Springdale United Methodist Church” 6/30/1990
  • Newspaper article “New Chapel Church marks 190th year by growing in ways”9/17/1991
  • Newspaper article “Emmanuel United Methodist Church” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Final Rites Are Planned At Union” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Let’s Take A Look: The Sellersburg Methodist Church” by Jesse Dorsey (no date)
  • Newspaper article “New Chapel Church History Reveals Its Founding In 1801” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Organ Rushed For Christmas at Sellersburg” (no date)
  • Newspaper article (no title or date)
  • Newspaper blip about the Wall Street United Methodist Church 11/25/1972
  • Newspaper blip about the Methodist Church (no date)
  • Picture of interior of Morton Chapel
  • Picture of M.E. Church 1910
  • Pictures (four) of Methodist Churches in Charlestown, Indiana
  • Picture of the Union M.E. Church
  • Picture of the Union Methodist Church, taken 2/23/1941 the last service
  • Pictures of the Union Methodist Church members, taken 2/23/1941 the last service
  • Salem Church notes with handwritten corrections
  • Salem Methodist Church by Roscoe R. Leak, from Indiana Magazine of History, March 1933
  • Salem Methodist Church Cemetery listings
  • Salem Methodist Church Cemetery listings 1939
  • Salem Methodist Church handwritten notes for Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Leak 5/20/1954
  • Salem Methods Church handwritten cemetery listings
  • Sellersburg Untied Methodist Church 100th Anniversary September 1971
  • Three small pages of notes paper clipped together
  • Union Church deed 1/20/1941 with picture of Church
  • Union M.E. Church records, Charlestown, Indiana 1939, Marica Prather, handwritten
  • United Methodist Church Thanksgiving program 11/21/1971
  • W.F.M.S Year Book 1939-1940

Churches – Nondenominational

  • Newspaper article “Second Coming Expected By 1843 Religious Group” 7/10/1958
  • Newspaper article “Rev. Branham Monument Up At Cemetery” 8/28/1968
  • Newspaper article “Ex-Delivery Boy Comes Home, Opens Jeffersonville Evangel Tabernacle” 12/29/1968
  • Newspaper article “The New Hope Community Church” 10/15/1971
  • Newspaper article “Church Marks 60th Years” 7/9/1984
  • Newspaper article “Borden Community Church” 4/161988
  • Newspaper article “Main Cross Church has rich history” 6/25/1988
  • Newspaper article “Henryville Community Church” 6/16/1990
  • Newspaper article “Speed-y recovery: Services tomorrow will be first in church since devastating fire” 6/23/1990
  • Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church rebuilds” 7/7/1990
  • Newspaper article “Hope Community Church holds V.B.S.” 7/21/1990
  • Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church strong again after 1989 fire” 9/18/1990
  • Newspaper article “Speed Memorial Church Dedicate Pipe Organ” 1/16/1991
  • Newspaper article “A Report Goes to Church: 1 Church, 22 Faiths In Speed” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Informality is hymn singers’ keynote” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Let’s Take a Look: At Speed Memorial Church” by Jesse G. Dorsey (no date)
  • Picture of Borden Community Church 11/27/1966 and The Church of the Nazarene 1965
  • Picture of St. Paul’s Evangelical and Reformed Church, Sellersburg, Indiana 1943

Churches – First M.E. Church “Old Bethel”

  • Brief history of the First Methodist Church, Charlestown, Indiana with a picture of the church
  • Brochure of  the Archives of DePauw University and Indiana Methodism
  • Copied pages from a book about Early Indiana Methodism History
  • History of Charlestown and vicinity were site of Pioneer Methodism in the State
  • History of the Methodist Churches in Clark County, Indiana
  • Invitation for the Reunion of Descendants of Nathan and Elizabeth Speaks Robertson for 7/28/1940
  • Land indenture of the First Methodist Church dated 1/12/1808
  • Leak Papers- handwritten notes
  • Leak: Salem Methodist Church from the Indiana Magazine of History, p.18-19
  • Letter to Mr. Walter H. Kiser from Mrs. Virginia C. Brann of DePauw University with envelope 12/14/1971
  • The Methodist Episcopal Church Directory 1894
  • Newspaper article “Centennial In The First Church: Indiana Methodist   will Celebrate in Building of Hewed Logs” 10/12/1907
  • Newspaper article “Log Church Is Historical Shrine” 9/10/1925
  • Newspaper article “”Highlights From Back Files Of The Charlestown Courier” 5/7/1949
  • Newspaper article “Old Bethel Meeting House, 1807, State’s First Methodist Church” 7/10/1958
  • Newspaper article “The Beginnings of Indiana Methodism” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Indiana’s Oldest Church To Mark 148 Years” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Oldest Indiana M.E. Church” (no date)
  • Newsletter, Historical Series No. Two, “The Methodist” with local advertisements 3/7/1915
  • Newsletter, The Indianapolis Christ First Area Herald, “Indiana’s First Methodist Church – Built in1808”, Vol. V, No. 9 September 1925
  • Old Log: First Methodist Church of Indiana, Reconstruction and Dedication of the grounds program 9/10/1925
  • Picture of Rev. Rezin Hammond
  • Pictures of the First M.E. Church in Indiana, Built 1807

Churches – Presbyterian

  • A History of Bethlehem (Pisgah) Presbyterian Church 7/31/1966; small booklet
  • A History of Otisco Presbyterian Church p.58-59
  • A History of the Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana, with Biographical Sketches of Pioneer Members and Ministers, written by Ladies of the Congregation 1899
  • A History of the Todd-Dickey Rural Training Parish in Clark, Scott and Jefferson Counties; Presbyterian of New Albany, Synod of Indiana, The United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. March 1963
  • Booklet titled “Our Church”
  • Brief history of the First Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana, with picture on the other side
  • Charlestown Community Presbyterian Church 25th Anniversary program 11/21/1993
  • Charlestown Presbyterian Church handwritten expense sheet 7/15/1871
  • Constitution of the Charlestown Academy through the Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1831
  • Constitution of the Charlestown Academy with Charlestown Presbyterian Church account statements
  • Contributions to the Early History of the Presbyterian Church in Indiana: Together with Biographical Notices of the Pioneer Ministers by Hanford A. Edson
  • Copy of names of the first members in Utica Indiana Presbyterian Church 1/11/1841
  • Copy of postcards with pictures of the Presbyterian Church, Charlestown, Indiana and picture of the Presbyterian mance. 1909
  • Copy of Reverend John M. Dickey’s monument dedication 11/21/1938
  • Exhibition program given by the Literary Society of the Presbyterian Church of Charlestown at Kunath’s Hall 11/28/1878
  • Financial records for the Young Ladies of the Presbyterian Church written by Catherine Jane “Jennie” Stockwell in a journal 1877-1895
  • First Centennial Celebration for the Presbyterian Church program 5/19.1912
  • Fourth Sunday in Advent program 12/21/1969
  • Handwritten history on the Presbyterian Church in Clark County
  • History of Bethlehem (Pisgah) Presbyterian Church
  • History of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville by Boulah Van Meter 8/3/1936
  • History of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville with church directory for 1955
  • History of Hebron Church by Mrs. Mary Bolly with pictures
  • History of Nabb Presbyterian Church written 1/8/1906
  • The Indiana Synod. Vol. 2, No. 1, Nov. 1895 p. 10-11
  • Letter from Pastor S.E. Barr July 1878; program for Easter Sunday 4/14/1895; a note for coal purchased by the Presbyterian Church 10/24/1864; Opening Service of New House of Worship, Charlestown Presbyterian Church program 7/14/1878 (all items are attached together in this order)
  • Letter to The Minister of First Presbyterian Church, Charlestown  from Margaret M. Carhart 4/19/1949 with copy of envelope
  • Letter to Mrs. Edger Munk from Walter H. Kiser with written reply on the letter with attached brief history of Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church 1/4/1972
  • Letter to Mrs. Edger Munk from Walter H. Kiser with written reply on letter with attached envelope 1/14/1972
  • Listings of the Presbyterian Churches in Clark County, Indiana
  • Meeting records of the United Presbyterian Woman’s Organization, First Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1968
  • Minutes of the New Albany Presbyterian Church, Fall Session, 1873
  • Minutes of the New Albany Presbyterian Church, Spring Session, 1874
  • Newsletter, Westminster Lesson Leaf, Lessons X, XI, and XII, No. 62, 9/8/1876
  • Newsletter, The Indiana Presbyterian, vol. VIII, no. 62, 3/1924
  • Newsletter, The Leader, No. 17, 5/3/1973
  • Newspaper article “Second Oldest Presbyterian Church Marking 150th year” 8/11/1962
  • Newspaper article “Mary’s Column: Star of Bethlehem A Bright Landmark” 7/19/1966
  • Newspaper article “A light in the night” 9/19/1971
  • Newspaper article “Presbyterians to begin construction of facility” 4/25/1988
  • Newspaper article “Breaking new ground: Presbyterian foundation ready to start headquarters building” 4/27/1988
  • Newspaper article “Ground Broken For New Church” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Second annual homecoming at Trinity” (no date)
  • Newspaper article “Sunday School Picnic…” (no date)
  • Newspaper blip about a 1915 Friendship Quilt which contains signatures of the Otisco Presbyterian 1915 members 1/22/1986
  • Newspaper picture of five women preparing food (no title & no date)
  • Opening Services of New House of Worship program Charlestown Presbyterian Church 7/14/187
  • Picture of Bethlehem Community Church
  • Picture of Henryville Presbyterian Church, Henryville, Indiana, 1943
  • Picture of Henryville Presbyterian Church, Henryville, Indiana, with members in front of church building
  • Picture of Owen Creek Presbyterian Church September 1966
  • Picture of Washington Presbyterian Church, M.L. Rice. Pastor
  • “Submerge, merge, emerge” a narrative play written by Anna Mae Lewis for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Community Presbyterian Church, presented on 11/21/1993
  • Presbyterian Board of Relief: For Disabled Ministers and the Widows and Orphans of Deceased Ministers
  • Presbyterian Church Charlestown, Indiana 1900-1901 year book
  • Presbyterian list of members and finical statement 1960-1907
  • St. John United Presbyterian Church letter head 8/24/1972 and a copy of a paragraph titled “Church Properties” from The History of Hutchinson Memorial Presbyterian Church of New Albany, Indiana
  • Thirty-third Annual Report of the Treasures of the New Albany Presbyterian Home and Foreign Missionary Societies 1905-1906
  • Vacation Bible School Otisco Union Bible School certificate to Karen Stricker  7/3/1958
  • Vacation Bible School of Methodist and Presbyterian certificate to Judy Stricker 7/1/1960
  • Woman’s Missionary Society of the First Presbyterian Church of Jeffersonville Indiana program for 1911-1912