Finding Aid for the
United Methodist Church Book Collection

Bennett College Archives, Bennett College for Women

Greensboro, North Carolina

Summary Information

Title: United Methodist Church Book Collection

Date/Date Range: 1872 -1993

Extent: 11 linear feet

Series number: A102

Repository: Bennett College Archives, Thomas F. Holgate Library, Bennett College for Woman, Greensboro, North Carolina

Collection Scope and Content Note: This collection contains journals and books that were deposited at Bennett Women’s College by the United Methodist Church.

Provenance: This collection is comprised of journals, books, and other materials that were deposited at Bennett Women’s College by the United Methodist Church.

Abstract: The United Methodist Church Book Collection outlines the administrative activities of United Methodist Church conferences inside and outside of North Carolina between the years of 1872-1993. This collection includes North Carolina Conference Journals, National Conference Journals, Women’s Conference Journals and publications, Board of Education Journals, and miscellaneous materials of the United Methodist Church.

Access and Use

Acquisition Information: This collection has formally become the property of Bennett College for Women.

Access Restrictions:This collection is open to researchers under library restrictions. All access to these materials requires an appointment with the library archivist. All materials within the collection labeled restricted will not be open for usage.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Bennett College assumes no responsibility.

Copyright:  The nature of the Thomas F. Holgate Library Archive means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Thomas F. Holgate Library Archive claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, U.S.C.). The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The Archives and Special Collections assumes no responsibility of infringement of copyright or literary property rights.

Preferred Citation:[Identification of Item], United Methodist Church Book Collection, A102 Series, Bennett Collection Archives, Bennett College for Women, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Arrangement: This collection consists of 9 boxes divided into 7 series. Each series is arranged in alphabetical order.

Processed by: Marcellaus A. Joiner

Series I: Hardback Conference Journals and books 1904-1992 – This series contains hardbound journals of the United Methodist Church Conferences as well as other publications related to the United Methodist Church.

Series II: Paperback Journals of the North Carolina Annual Conference 1907-1966 – This series contains paperback journals of the North Carolina Methodist Episcopal Church annual conferences.

Series III: Paperback Journals of the Western North Carolina Conference/Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference 1927-1989 – This series contains paperback journals of regional conferences with in the State of North Carolina.

Series IV: Paperback Journals of United Methodist Church National Conferences 1918-1973 –This series contains paperback journals of national conferences as well as other publications related to the United Methodist Church.

Series V: Paperback Journals of the United Methodist Church Women’s Conferences 1924-1965 - This series contains paperback journals of women’s conferences as well as other publications related to women with in the United Methodist Church.

Series VI: Paperback Journals of the Board of Education of the United Methodist Church 1930-1982 – This series contains paperback journals of the Board of Education of the United Methodist Church as well as other publications related to education with in the United Methodist Church.

Series VII: Miscellaneous Material 1872-1993 – This series contains books, brochures, programs and other material related to the United Methodist Church.

Description of Series