First Presbyterian Church Records

Institution: Newberry Library
Address:
60 W. Walton St.
Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: 312-255-3506
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Date: 1833-1999
Extent: 82 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None
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Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Parish records, church bulletins and programs, business records, artifacts (including missionary artifacts), etc., of this church founded at Fort Dearborn in 1833 and now in Woodlawn. The congregation has included many prominent Chicago families such as the Shedds, Buckinghams, and Fields, and became one of the first racially integrated congregations in Chicago, in 1953.

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