TABLE OF CONTENTS


Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents of the Papers

Arrangement of the Papers

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Associations ~

Churches - By Island ~

Pastor Records ~


Church Records Collection of the Hawaiian Mission Chidren's Society Library

A Researcher's Guide to the Church Records Collection of the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society



Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives
Creator: United Church of Christ
Title: Church Records Collection
Dates: 1823-1945
Extent: ca. 16.5 ft.
Abstract: This collection contains lists of church and association members; minutes of church meetings and meetings of various church related associations and societies, including reports on schools, publications, finances and foreign and home missions; essays on assigned topics of religious and secular interest; baptism, marriage, death, and funeral records; Sunday School records; Apana church records.
Collection number: MS-009
Location: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives, Vault

Biographical Note

The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a historically Lutheran influenced Protestant Christian church. In 1957, the Evangelical and Reformed Church united to form the UCC. Both the Evangelical and Reformed Church were the result of prior unions with churches of Congregational, Christian, Evangelical, and Reformed denominations. According to the 2008 UCC Annual Report, the UCC is comprised of 5,320 churches and 1,111,691 members.

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Scope and Contents of the Papers

The Church Records collection contains holograph manuscripts (mostly in books) in both English and Hawaiian (with some translated). Early membership lists, accounts of missions and churches, minutes of church and clerical associations meetings and some parrish records.

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Arrangement of the Papers

Associations
Churches - By Island
Pastor Records

The papers are arranged into 10 series

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access:

The Church Records Collection is open for research. All requests for permission to republish or quote from the manuscript collections must be submitted in writing to the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives.

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Related Material

Researchers desiring materials about related persons, subjects or document types should search the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives catalog using the index terms shown below.

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Index Terms

Personal Names

Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin), 1826-1909
Judd, Henry P. (Henry Pratt), b. 1880
Lyons, Lorenzo, 1807-1886

Subjects

Hawaii--Church history.
Hawaiian Evangelical Association
Missions--Hawaii.

Document Types

church records
marriage records
minute books

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Item, folder title, box number, Church Records Collection, Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives.

Acquisition Information

The Church Records Collection is on permanent loan from the United Church of Christ.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by the Hawaiian Mission Children's Society.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Associations ~ Box
Clerical Association of Oahu ~ 1
The Hawaiian Association ~ 2
Hawaiian Evangelical Association ~ 3
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Hawaii Island ~ 4
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Hawaii Island - North ~ 5
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Kauai ~ 6
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Maui County ~ 7a
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Maui County ~ 7b
Hawaiian Evangelical Association - Oahu ~ 8
Maternal Association of the Sandwich Isles Mission ~ 9
Churches - By Island ~ Box
Hawaii Island, East and West Hamakua ~ 10
Hawaii Island, Hilo Church ~ 11
Hawaii Island, Kohala Union Church ~ 12a
Hawaii Island, South Kohala ~ 12b
Hawaii Island, Waimea Mission Station ~ 13a
Hawaii Island, Waimea Mission Station ~ 13b
Kauai, Koloa Church and Apana of Wahiawa ~ 14
Kauai, Waioli Church ~ 15
Maui, Lahaina Church ~ 16
Molokai, Halawa, Molokai Hawaiian Church ~ 17
Molokai, Kaluaaha Church and apana churches ~ 18a
Molokai - Kaluaaha Church and Apana Churches ~ 18b
Molokai - Siloama and Kanaana Hou Churches ~ 19
Oahu - Apana Churches ~ 20
Oahu - Fort Street Church ~ 21a
Oahu - Fort Street Church ~ 21b
Oahu - Fort Street Chinese Christian Church ~ 22
Oahu - Kaumakapili Church ~ 23
Oahu - Kawaiaha'o Church ~ 24a
Oahu - Kawaiaha'o Church ~ 24b
Oahu - Mission Church, Boston ~ 25
Oahu - Portuguese Protestant Church ~ 26
Oahu - Protestant Episcopal Church ~ 27
Oahu - Waialua Church ~ 28
Pastor Records ~ Box
Beckwith, Edward Griffin ~ 29
Parish Register of the Reverend Henry P. Judd ~ 30
Marriage Record Book, Oahu 31