Sunday, October 21, 2012

Church Record Sunday: Historic African American Church Histories

Finding Aids and guides are one way to find out about a collection housed at a particular archive or library. Today's Church Record Sunday is the guide African American Church Histories in the Library of Virginia.

According to this Guide,

"In its effort to collect materials relating to the culture and history of the commonwealth, the Library of Virginia has assembled a wide variety of materials about Virginia religious institutions, including many for African American churches"

Provided in this guide are resources in the categories: histories of congregations, associations and conventions, biographies of church leaders, denominational histories, manuscript resources, and images.

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