Guide to the Primitive Baptist Church at Cross Roads Papers, February 11, 1899

Summary Information

Title: Primitive Baptist Church at Cross Roads Papers, February 11, 1899
Collection: AC.637
Extent: 2.0 linear feet (1 oversize folder)

This collection consists of an unsigned contract to build a Primitive Baptist church house at Cross Roads (state unknown). The specifications are very detailed and exact, dated February 11, 1899.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

There is no indication as to the state of this church house nor the contractor who wrote the proposed contract. The item was found in Carroll County, Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a handwritten contract between unknown contractor(s) and the church committee of the Primitive Baptist Church at Cross Roads (state unknown) which details the specifications of the proposed building and the consequences if the building is not finished by October 1, 1899. It is dated at the bottom as February 11, 1899, but remains unsigned.


It is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The collection was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2004. Accession number AC.2004.006

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, April 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.637: Primitive Baptist Church at Cross Roads Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, February 11, 1899 Oversize Folder 1