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Methodist Episcopal Church Southern California Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5019

Scope and Contents

The two boxes of records contain the Minutes (later called the Journal) of the annual Southern California Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in published form. Box 1 covers the period from 1879 through 1917; Box 2 covers 1918 through 1938. By 1915, the publications were referred to as journals rather than minutes. Many of the conference records have been digitized by the Church: http://www.calpacumc.org/archiveshistory/.

Dates

  • 1879-1938

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

HIstorical note

USC's founding is tied to the Methodist Church; it's first president, Marion M. Bovard, was the Secretary of the United Methodist Church Southern California Conference. The University severed its ties with the Church in 1952.

Extent

0.84 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

USC's founding is tied to the Methodist Church; it's first president, Marion M. Bovard, was the Secretary of the United Methodist Church Southern California Conference. The two boxes of records contain the Minutes (later called the Journal) of the annual Southern California Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in published form. Box 1 covers the period from 1879 through 1917; Box 2 covers 1918 through 1938. By 1915, the publications were referred to as journals rather than minutes. Many of the conference records have been digitized by the Church: http://www.calpacumc.org/archiveshistory/.

Title
Finding Aid of the Methodist Episcopal Church Southern California Conference records
Status
Completed
Author
Jacqueline Morin and Sue Luftschein
Date
2018 May
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States