First Baptist Church collection, circa 1985
ACMA.06-057

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-057
Dates:
circa 1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
29 linear feet
(1 box)
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
This collection, which dates from circa 1985, consists of clippings and booklets relating to the First Baptist Church, Norfolk, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
First Baptist Church is the oldest Baptist church in the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Considered the mother church of Norfolk's black Baptists, First Baptist's congregation was organized in 1800 and originally consisted of whites, free blacks, and slaves. The church's current location was acquired in 1830 and its current building was dedicated in 1906.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation note
First Baptist Church collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Barbara N. Peterson.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Gift of Barbara N. Peterson.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
First Baptist Church (Norfolk, Va.). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American Baptists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American churches Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booklets Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C., 20020
Phone: 202-633-4853
ACMArchives@si.edu