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Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3887

Abstract

Church history (church formerly named Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church), organizational records, photographs, golden jubilee album (1944), song books, and other printed matter. Included are piano music paper rolls.

Dates

  • n.d.

Language of Materials

Finnish

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church (later Faith Lutheran Church) of Worcester, Massachusetts (57 Laurel Street) , was founded in 1894 by immigrants to the area from Finland. After the retirement of Rev. Viljo Heiman on October 14, 1977, the congregation was disbanded, and the last service was held on December 24, 1978. The church building was sold on March 20, 1979, to the North American Islamic Trust, Inc.

Extent

5 linear inches

PROVENANCE

Collection donated to the IHRC in 2008 by Eva Hirvi.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Vital records and other archival materials of the church deposited at the Finlandia University's Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock, Michigan.
  • Finnish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Religious life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

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