West Presbyterian Church Collection

Accession Number: SC 18:58
Location: RB-M 
Dates: 1913-1998
Size: 1 record carton, 1 flat box; 3.0 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: West Presbyterian Church
Acquisition info: Donated by Janet Stanford/History Team of the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy
Accruals: No accruals expected 
Custodial history: West Presbyterian Church
Language: English
Processed by: Melissa Miller, September 2018
Conservation notes: Items placed in acid-free folders; some items removed from binding
Scope and Content: The collection contains various items related to West Presbyterian Church, located at 5872 Maple Avenue in St. Louis. Items include directories, newsletters, directories, correspondence, photographs, and several paintings of the church. The church is now decommissioned. 
Arrangement: Alphabetical by topic
Restrictions: No restrictions   
Remarks: Large painting housed in RBM map drawers 

West Presbyterian Church Collection
1 record carton, 1 flat box; 3.0 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding aid
1/2 Annual Reports; 1960-1967 (3)
1/3 Correspondence; 1938 (15)
1/4 Directories; 1983-1986 (4)
1/5 Gist Sunday School Bulletin; 1913-1915 (12)
1/6 Misc. Items

-100th anniversary bulletin; 1988                                                           

-110th anniversary bulletin; 1998

-New Doors South Wall of Foyer sketch

-Open Wide Our Doors to the Future; 1950

1/7 Photographs; photographer AJ Nolte (3434 Osage St.) (4)
1/8 West Church News, 1963 (20)
1/9 West Church News, 1964 (30)
1/10 West Church News, 1965 (43)
1/11 West Church News, 1966 (41)
1/- West Church News, bound copies; 1928-1940 (11)
2/- Painting, small, church exterior; artist LC Gardner 
2/- Photograph, church choir; 1928
2/- Photograph, West Church Session, ca. 1910s; key included
-/- Painting, large, church exterior; artist LC Gardner
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