George Fox University Archives

Boise Friends Church Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
6
Level of Description
Record Group
Language
English

Dates

  • 1905-1993 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Cubic Feet (Whole)
    2 half size blue boxes and 1 volume

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Notes

  • Content description

    Records consist of histories, directories, correspondence, brochures/bulletins, membership records, financial records, and cassette tapes.

  • Summary

    Idaho Friends in the Boise Valley started meeting in 1898. In 1899, a church building was constructed; however, the church lists its birthday as Aug. 30, 1905, with 35 members on the role and the church celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1980. Records consist of histories, directories, correspondence, brochures/bulletins, membership records, financial records, and cassette tapes.

  • Historical note

    Idaho Friends in the Boise Valley started meeting in 1898. In 1899, a church building was constructed, and on March 18 of that year the Boise Monthly Meeting of Friends was established. (However, the church lists its birthday as Aug. 30, 1905, with 35 members on the roll. John F. Hanson preached the sermon that day). Some individuals involved in the early history of the church were Rev. E. B. Sutton, Amanda Way, and Hiram D. Emerson. 1929 and 1970 marked other new church buildings. The Boise Friends Church celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1980.

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