Level of description
General Convention. Memorials and Petitions
- 1853-1949 (Creation)
2 cu.ft. (5 boxes, 2 rolled items)
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Scope and content
These records contain memorials and petitions that were submitted to the General Convention, via either the House of Bishops or the House of Deputies, between 1853 and 1949. Memorials and petitions urge the Church to commend or commemorate a person, event, or other matter, or to take a stance on an issue that could result in official legislative action.
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Access to Episcopal Church records is governed by the Archives Public Access Policy. Research requests must be submitted in writing.
Rights and permissions
The Archives is able to respond to limited requests for reproductions subject to copyright restrictions, internal policy, and the condition of the source documents.
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