College Hill Interdenominational Church Records, 1926-1966

Collection Overview

Title: College Hill Interdenominational Church Records, 1926-1966

Record Series: MsC-5

Record Group:


Creator: College Hill Interdenominational Church

Date: 1926-1966

Extent: 10 boxes plus one item (3.753 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Accessing the Collection:

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the College Hill Interdenominational Church Records, 1926-1966, Manuscript Record Series MsC-5, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa  

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Historical Note

The collection of papers was likely gathered by Reference Librarian and Archivist Mary Dieterich and transferred to the University of Northern Iowa Archives shortly after the church ceased to operate in 1966.

Scope and Content

This collection contains information about the College Hill Interdenominational Church. It includes financial material, correspondence, secretary books, minutes of meetings, and church programs.


Box 1

Parish register

Box 2

Parish register; church clerk' s books, 1926-46

Box 3

Church clerk's books, 1945-47, 1951-66

Box 4

Board of trustees' minutes, 1949-60; Church News, 1951-54; board secretary book, 1963-64; congregation meeting minutes, 1948-63; treasurer's books, 1927-45

Boxes 5 and 6

Church correspondence, reports, and business including: Bunhard correspondence, budget, chapel speakers, choir, Constitution and ISTC Agreement, controversy of 1938, financial drive, financial report, general correspondence, History of CHIC, Loken correspondence; membership; new pastor search, sermons, student-led chapel

Box 7

Women's Circle secretary books, 1938-65; pastor's annual report,1939-48, 1950-53

Boxes 8 and 9

Chapel service programs, 1937, 1943-65

Box 10

Phillip Jennings correspondence, 1959-65; cash receipts journal, 1945-60; cash totals journal, 1945-66; pledge account records, 1947-60; subscription pledge cards, 1960 and 1963; treasurer's records, 1965-67. Women's Circle Records, 1945-65.

Processing Information

Collection processed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson; Web finding aid coded by Library Assistant Susan A. Basye, February 1998; updated, September 26, 2013 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, October 2017. Linear feet count updated on August 9, 2017.