Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Records
Series Number: MS99-02
Processed and Cataloged by: Dieter C. Ullrich.
Date Listed: 1999, no exact dated listed. Relisted on April 14, 2010
Date Span: 1834-1998
Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size document case.
Type of Material: Meeting minutes and correspondence.
Condition of Material: Fair with tears, foxing and fading due to aging and improper storage.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: The New Providence Primitive Baptist Church was established in 1834 and located in the rural community of New Providence in Calloway County, Kentucky. The congregation met every third Sunday for many years, but as membership declined in 1990s they gathered only on the fifth Sunday. The church held its last service on November 30, 1997 with only two members present.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of handwritten minutes of meetings held by the New Providence Primitive Baptist Church of New Providence, Kentucky from 1834 to 1997. Included with the minutes are a few other church records and correspondence.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
New Providence Primitive Baptist Church (New Providence, Kentucky) – History.
Primitive Baptists – Kentucky – Calloway County.