Nemaha County Bible Society [RG1271.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG1271.AM:  Nemaha County Bible Society

Constitution and minutes:  1859-1868
Brownville, Nemaha County, Nebraska
Size:  1 volume

BACKGROUND NOTE

The Nemaha County Bible Society was established on March 8, 1859, at Brownville, Nebraska.  The first meeting of the Society was held at the First Presbyterian Church in Brownville.  According to the Society’s constitution, the object of the Society was to “promote the circulation of the Holy Scriptures, ‘without note or comment,’ and, in English, those of the commonly received version.”

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of one item, a record book for the Nemaha County Bible Society.  The front of the volume contains the constitution and minutes and proceedings of the Society.  Entries date from 1859-1868.  The back of the volume contains a list of members and subscribers to the Society from 1859.

INVENTORY

Nemaha County Bible Society record book, 1859-1868

 

Subject headings:

Brownville (Neb.) -- History
Nemaha County (Neb.) -- History
Nemaha County Bible Society
Religion

 

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