Bible Presbyterian Church Records

Record Group # 3

Box# es 123 and 470

Content Summary: Minutes, correspondence, and publications of the Bible Presbyterian Church. The bulk of the items relate to the period from organization in 1937 to the division of 1956.

Span Dates: 1937 - 1974

Size: 2 cu. ft.

Access Restrictions: None

Collection Citation: Bible Presbyterian Church, Records, Box __, Folder __: item description, PCA Historical Center, St. Louis, MO.

Resources:
Moderators of General Synod for the Bible Presbyterian Church, 1938-1955; Columbus Synod, 1956-1961.
Overview of the General Synods, with accompanying photographs for most years, 1942-1955.

Finding Aid is normally located in folder number 1 of each box.

Box 123
   

Subject

Box

File

11 th General Synod, 1948, Delegate Expense Correspondence and Records

123

45

11 th General Synod, 1948, Delegate Expense Records,

123

47

12 th General Synod, 1949, Judicial Report, re: Lester R. Bachman,

123

48

13 th General Synod, 1950, Docket and Directory

123

50

13 th General Synod, 1950, Treasurer’s Reports

123

49

14 th General Synod, 1951, Reports

123

51

16 th General Synod, 1953, Reports

123

52

18 th General Synod, 1955, Statistics

123

53

20 th General Synod, 1956

123

54

21 st General Synod, 1957, Reports

123

55

22 nd General Synod, 1958, Reports

123

56

25 th General Synod, 1961

123

57

28 th General Synod, 1964

123

58

28 th General Synod, Delegates

123

59

6 th General Synod, 1943

123

46

Agapetus, Emanuel

123

2

Allen, Stanley P.

123

3

American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC)

123

4

Andres, Lawrence, Sermons

123

80

Apostles Creed, Report of the Committee on the Use of the

123

79

Arendt, Samuel

123

5

Auffarth, George A., Sr.

123

6

Bachman Complaint, Judicial Commission Report, May 1949

123

82

Bank Deposit Slips

123

42

Bank Statements, 1947 – 1951

123

43

Bible Presbyterian Church of Baltimore

123

8

Bible Presbyterian Church of Charlotte

123

9

Bible Presbyterian Church of Duryea, PA

123

31

Bible Presbyterian Church of Newark, Sixth Annual Report

123

10

Bible Presbyterian Church, Calendar, 1955

123

14

Book of Discipline and the Guide to Worship

123

11

Buswell, J. Oliver, Jr., “Cultural Ethos of Primitive Tribes,” [reprint]

123

12

Buswell, J. Oliver, Jr., “Liberalism in Presbyterian and Congregational Churches”

123

13

Campbell, Sanders F.

123

15

Chase, Philip

123

16

Checkbook Stubs, 1947 – 1951

123

44

Christian Training, Inc.

123

17

Christian, George S., Articles about the Division of 1955

123

18

Clark, J. Philip

123

19

Clowney, Edmund P., “The Biblical Basis of the Necessity of Seeking Ecclesiastical Union,” [article]

123

32

Cochran, Nickles

123

20

Collins, Winslow A.

123

21

Constitution and By-Laws

123

22

Covenant Theological Seminary, Robert Woodson letter to faculty, 19?

123

23

Cox, Robert H.

123

24

Cross, Thomas G.

123

25

Davies, Robert M.

123

26

Dayton, Orlo H.

123

27

Derk, Carl, Doctrinal Statement, 1960

123

28

Donaldson, LaVern

123

29

Droppa, Ernest A.

123

30

Educational Materials

123

33

Ephemera

123

89

Faith Theological Seminary, location of the archives of the Bible Presbyterian Church

123

34

Faucette, William C.

123

35

Fifer, Albert M.

123

36

Fincke, George

123

38

First Bible Presbyterian Church of St. Louis, MO

123

37

Floge, William G.

123

39

Foxwell, Philip

123

40

General Correspondence, 1950 – 1976

123

41

General Synod, Correspondence and Vouchers, 1948 – 1950

123

63

General Synod, Receipts and Disbursements

123

62

Independent Board for Foreign Missions, Miscellaneous

123

66

Independent Board for Foreign Missions, Statement of Policies, 1958 – 1961

123

67

Judicial Commission of General Synod

123

77

Manrose, Lawrence

123

68

McIntire, Carl, Letters to Bible Presbyterian Churches, 1957

123

69

McIntire, Carl, Pamphlets: 1. Russia’s Most Effective Fifth Column in America [1948, 36 p.]; 2. The Truth About The Federal Council of Churches and the Kingdom of God [1950, 29 p.]; 3. Building the Superchurch versus Preserving the Old Faith [1953, 32 p.]

123

70

Ministers by Presbyteries, 1945

123

65

Ministers of the Bible Presbyterian Church, 1944

123

72

Missionary Conferences, Programs, 1951 – 1954

123

71

National Missions Committee, Reports, 1959

123

73

Newspaper clippings

123

74

Presbyterianism and Separation, Pamphlets concerning

123

76

Pamphlets, Miscellaneous

123

75

Pro-re nata Meeting, January 6, 1948

123

60

Pro-re nata Meeting, January 6, 1948

123

83

Pro-re nata Meeting, January 6, 1948, Minutes

123

61

RPCNA, GS Standards of Government, Discipline and Worship

123

78

Shelton College, “A Bible Presbyterian Review,” January and February 1952

123

7

Soltau, George, Letter to Board of Trustees of Covenant College, re: Seminary’s future, 1964

123

81

Standing Rules of the Bible Presbyterian Church

123

64

Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church, Withdrawal of

123

84

University of Washington vs. Calvary Bible Presbyterian Church, Appeal from Superior Court

123

85

Witness and Work

123

86

Women’s Synodical, 1951 – 1960, Reports

123

87

World Presbyterian Missions, Know Your Missionary Program

123

88



Box 470
   

Subject

Box

File

Christian, George S., Let’s Not Talk About a Split in the BPC, an open letter to Dr. Carl McIntire; Can We Improve the 20 th Century Reformation?

470

2

Correspondence, July – September 1955

470

3

Correspondence, October – December 1955

470

4

Correspondence, January – March 1956

470

5

Correspondence, April – September 1956

470

6

Correspondence, October 1956

470

7

Correspondence, November – December 1956

470

8

Correspondence, 1957

470

9

Bunzel, Claude, Giving Accurate Information to the People, an open letter

470

10

Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missionaries, 1958 – 1961

470

11

Judicial Commission, 1956

470

12

Meeting at Faith Seminary, Minutes, March 26, 1956

470

13

New Jersey Presbytery, Minutes, May 12, 1956

470

14

Miscellaneous

470

15

Bible Presbyterian Observer , December 1955, March and April 1956

470

16

Christian Beacon, Supplement, May 12, 1955

470

17

The Free Press , Volume 1, Numbers 1 and 2, 1955

470

18

The Free Press , Volume 1, Numbers 3 and 4, 1955 and 1956

470

19

The Free Press , Volume 1, Numbers 5 and 6, 1956

470

20

The Free Press , Volume 1, Numbers 7 and 8, 1956

470

21

The Free Press , Volume 2, Numbers 1 and 2, 1956

470

22

The Free Press , Volume 2, Numbers 3 and 4, 1956

470

23

The Free Press , Volume 2, Numbers 5 and 6, 1957

470

24

The Free Press , Volume 3, Numbers 1 and 2, 1958

470

25

The Free Press , Volume 4, Number 1, 1959

470

26

The Free Press , Volume 5, Number 1, 1961

470

27

Secret Societies , Report, n.d.

470

28

 

 



Meeting of the General Synod, St. Louis, MO, 1942
The Synod met that year at the old Union and Enright location of First Bible Presbyterian Church, about two years before Francis Schaeffer came to be its pastor.
[Click here to view a photo of the 1947 Tacoma Synod]