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7th Avenue Congregational Church of Christ Records

Identifier: WH2513

Content Description

The collection contains two books chronicling the early history of the 7th Avenue Congregational Church of Christ Records. They are books composed of handwritten history and also clippings from early in the church's history. There are also programs from funerals and weddings that took place at the church, marriage licenses from one of the Reverends of the church, and programs and writings from other churches.


  • 1905-2006

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

The 7th Avenue Congregational Church of Christ originally called The Villa Park Congregational Church and was located at 9th and Knox; the church dedicated by Reverand George Rose on October 1, 1890. Villa Park Congregational Church purhcased two lots at 7th and King in 1912 and Name changed to 7th Avenue Congregational Church in January of 1913. On March 30, 1913 the first stone of the future 7th Avenue Congregational Church was laid. On September 7, 1913 Reverand Frank Bailey preached the Dedicatory Service at the newly constructed building at 678 King St.


1 box

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Ginger L. Vigil for Sharon and Eugene Dittmar, 2023.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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