Guide to the Grandview United Presbyterian Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, 1857-1991 AIS.1993.15

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Grandview United Presbyterian Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records
Creator
Grandview United Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
Collection Number
AIS.1993.15
Date
1857-1991
Extent
6.0 microfilm reels (3647 frames)
Abstract
This collection contains 20 books of records for the Grandview United Presbyterian Church (formerly known as the Mount Washington Presbyterian Church) for the years 1857-1991. The collection includes lists of Pastors, Baptisms, Elders, Deacons, Deaconesses, Marriages, Deaths, Communicants, Trustees, and Suspended Members.

Preferred Citation

Grandview United Presbyterian Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1993.15, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The Grandview United Presbyterian Church was organized on June 30, 1857 as Mount Washington Presbyterian Church. It changed it name to Grandview United Presbyterian Church in 1961.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains 20 books of records for the Grandview United Presbyterian Church (formerly known as the Mount Washington Presbyterian Church) for the years 1857-1991. Books 1-6 consist of lists of Pastors, Baptisms, Elders, Deacons, Deaconesses, Marriages, Deaths, Communicants, Trustees, and Suspended Members, 1857-1970. Books 7-19 consist of Congregational, Trustee, and Session Minutes, 1885-1991. Book 20 consists of receipts and expenditures (1902-1908); and books from the Women's Home and Foreign Missionary Society of the Mount Washington Presbyterian Church.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1993

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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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

These records were a gift of Grandview United Presbyterian Church, 301 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15202, in 1993.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by ASC Staff in 1993.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in October, 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: 1476090

Existence and Location of Originals

This collection has been microfilmed by Archives of Industrial Society and the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society from originals in the possession of the Grandview United Presbyterian Church, 301 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA. 15202

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Grandview United Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, Pa.).
  • United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

Genre(s)

  • Church records
  • Communion records
  • Marriage records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mount Washington (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- Church history
  • Pittsburgh (Pa.) -- Church history

Subject(s)

  • Baptismal records -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Church buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Church officers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Churches and Synagogues
  • Presbyterian Church -- Clergy

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Previous Citation

Grandview United Presbyterian Church, Mount Washington, Pittsburgh, Pa. Records, AIS.1993.15, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Grandview United Presbyterian Church, Mt. Washington, Pittsburgh, PA., Records, 1857-1991, ais 93:15, Archives of Industrial Society, University of Pittsburgh Libraries.

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Collection Inventory

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Book 1 371
Pastors, 1858-1898 
Elders, 1857-1900 
Deacons, 1896 
Communicants, 1892-1904 
Baptisms, 1888-1891 
Marriages, 1888-1904 
Deaths, 1890-1904 

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  Reel
Book 2 1
Pastors, 1858-1911 
Elders, 1857-1911 
Deacons, 1896 
Communicants, 1892-1911 
Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths, 1904-1911 

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Book 3 1
Elders, 1913-1916 
Deacons, 1916-1917 
Communicants, Baptisms, Marriages, 1912-1917 
Deaths, 1911-1917 

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Book 4 2
Deacons, Deaconesses, 1918-1926 
Elders, 1918-1922 
Communicants, Baptisms, 1917-1931 
Marriages, 1917-1923 
Deaths, 1917-1924 

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Book 5 2
Pastors, 1859-1952 
Elders, 1949-1950 
Communicants, 1902-1950 
Baptisms, 1931-1950 
Suspended Members, 1924-1948 
Deaths, 1947-1950 

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Book 6 2
Pastors, 1859-1970 
Elders, 1937-1970 
Deacons, Deaconesses, 1896-1870 
Trustees, 1940-1965 
Communicants, 1880-1970 
Suspended Members, 1952-1970 
Baptisms, 1950-1970 
Marriages, Deaths, 1951-1970 

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  Reel
Book 7 2
Board of Trustees Minutes, August 1885 - October 1904 

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Book 8 2
Congregational and Trustee Minutes, November 1904 - June 28, 1918 
  Reel
Congregational and Trustee Minutes, May 31, 1918 - April 7, 1919 3

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Books 9-14 3
Congregational and Trustee Minutes, April 8, 1929 - December 13, 1954 

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Books 15-16 4
Congregational and Trustee Minutes, January 10, 1955 - December 14, 1964 

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Book 17 4
Session Minutes, March 1952 - January 1966 

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Book 18 4
Congregational and Session Minutes, January 1966 - February 17, 1969 

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Book 19 5
Congregational and Session Minutes, March 17, 1969 - December 1991 

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Book 20 5
Receipts, Expenditures, November 1902 - August 1908 
Women's Home and Missionary Society, Books 1-3, October 25, 1889 - January 31, 1913 
  Reel
Women's Home and Missionary Society, Books 4-8, 10-12, no date 6
Miscellany, no date 

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