Guide to the Zion Lutheran Church, Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pa. Records, 1863-1981 AIS.1981.03

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Zion Lutheran Church, Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pa. Records
Creator
Zion Lutheran Church (Brentwood, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1981.03
Date
1863-1981
Extent
1.0 microfilm reel (478 frames)
Abstract
The Zion Lutheran Church was founded in 1800 at White Hall (Surgeon's Hall), Pennsylvania and was relocated to Brentwood (Allegheny County), Pennsylvania in 1955. The collection contains seven volumes of combined church records and a scrapbook from 1863-1981.

Preferred Citation

Zion Lutheran Church, Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pa. Records, 1863-1981, AIS.1981.03, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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Scope and Content Notes

The Zion Lutheran Church was founded in 1800 at White Hall (Surgeon's Hall), Pennsylvania. The church was relocated to Brentwood (Allegheny County), Pennsylvania in 1955.

The collection totals seven volumes of combined church records and a scrapbook from 1863-1981. The first two volumes of church records, from 1863-1923, are in German. The church records include information regarding baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, burials, new members, and dismissals. The scrapbook contains photocopied histories of the church, anniversary programs, and clippings.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1981

University of Pittsburgh Library System
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Microfilmed with permission by the Archives of Industrial Society in 1981.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Archives Service Center in 1981.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Michael O'Malley on August 18, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1437740

Existence and Location of Originals

Original records are in the possession of the Zion Lutheran Church of Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Zion Lutheran Church (Brentwood, Pa.).

Genre(s)

  • Burial records
  • Church records
  • Communion records
  • Marriage records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Brentwood (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records -- Pennsylvania -- Brentwood
  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Brentwood
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Confirmation records -- Pennsylvania -- Brentwood
  • Ethnic groups
  • German Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Brentwood
  • German Americans -- Religion
  • Lutheran Church -- Pennsylvania -- Brentwood

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Previous Citation

Zion Lutheran Church, Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pa. Records, 1863-1981, AIS.1981.03, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Zion Lutheran Church, Brentwood, Allegheny County, Pa., Records, 1863-1981, AIS Micro 81:3, Archives of Industrial Society, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh Libraries

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Combined Church Record 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Volumes 1-2 - baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages, and deaths; 1863-1923 291
  Reel
Volume 3 - baptisms, marriages, confirmations, and deaths; 1924-1952 1
  Reel
Volumes 4-6 - baptisms, marriages, confirmations, deaths, new members, and dismissals; 1950-1963 1
  Reel
Volume 7 - baptisms, confirmations, marriages and deaths; 1963-1981 1

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Series  II. Scrapbook 

  Reel
Church history, anniversary programs, and clippings 1

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