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Lemon Grove Congregational Church Records

Identifier: MS-0035

Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings of Trustees and Deacons, financial records, annual reports, records of the Missionary Society, Sunday School, Ladies Aid, Women's Fellowship, Women's Council, Golden Circle, photographs, and miscellany.  The records relate to churches and religious organizations, cultural affairs, economic conditions, education, Lemon Grove, schools, social conditions, social service agencies, and women.


  • 1871-1996


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Historical Note

The Lemon Grove Congregational Church was established in 1894. In addition to providing sectarian services to the community, the church has sponsored a number of nondenominational social service organizations.


18.02 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

I. General Administrative Records

II. Correspondence

III. Organizations & Activities

IV. Women's Organizations & Activities

V. Financial Records

VI. Photographs

VII. Oversized Materials

Source of Acquisition

Lemon Grove Congregational Church

Accruals and Additions

Initial Gift 1978-010, second accession April 17, 1985, third accession October 26, 1998 (Reverend L. Barrett Powell.)

Related Materials

Lemon Grove Chamber of Commerce Records

Lemon Grove Coordinating Council Records

Lemon Grove Fruit Growers Association Records

Lemon Grove Historical Society Records

Lemon Grove Congregational Church Records
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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