Library Archives Manuscript Collection - A0019

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A0019 – First United Methodist Church of Boynton Beach Collection

DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title: First United Methodist Church of Boynton Beach Collection
Date span: 1934-2005
Physical description: 1.83 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Creator(s): First United Methodist Church of Boynton Beach 
Language note: English


ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Restriction on access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms governing use and reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Acquisition information: Various contributors, chiefly through the Boynton Beach Historical Society. Includes 2021.028.002

Preferred Citation: Boynton Beach City Library Local History Archives, A0019, Box and Folder.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Scope and Content Note: Church related papers and ephemera, including service programs; member directories; communion committee notebook (1977-1983); Women's Society of Christian Service clippings scrapbook (1961-1965); historical writings, including the article “A history of the First United Methodist Church, 1905-1980” written by Lillian Voss Oyer; and two cookbooks published by the women of the church (1962 and 1973).

Keywords:
Boynton Beach Methodist Church (Boynton Beach, Fla.)
Church history

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2017 /sms, 2021/gc
Date of finding aid: July 2021 / gc


CONTENTS 

Box 1

Series 1: Programs

  • Folder 1: Bulletins or programs for services

Series 2: Correspondence

  • Folder 2:
    • 1908 poor quality photocopy of letter from Henry Flagler
    • 1980 letter
    • 1997 postcard

Series 3: Church directories

  • Folder 3-5: Church Directories (photocopies from Joan White) 1980, 1999, 2005

Series 4: Committees

  • Folder 6: Communion committee 1977-1983
  • Folder 7: Policy and publicity committee
  • Folder 8: Women’s Society of Christian Service scrapbook (1961-1965)

Series 5: Events.

  • Folder 9: 1934 recital, 1962 bazaar

Series 6: Finances    

  • Folder 10: Ladies Aid Society Bank Statements 1925-1928
  • Folder 11: Ladies Aid Society canceled checks 1925-1928
  • Folder 12: Electric bills 1926-1927

Series 7: History

  • Folders 13-15. Including article by Lillian Voss Oyer

Series 8: Cookbooks

  • Folder 16: Photocopy of Favorite Christmas Recipes of the Women’s Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church 1962
  • Folder 17: Cook Book United Methodist Women of the First Church of Boynton Beach Florida 1973

Box 2

Platter, illustrated with church building and label: “First United Methodist Church 1908-198