Guide to the Edna H. Miller Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work Papers, 1963-1976, undated

Summary Information

Title: Edna H. Miller Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work Papers, 1963-1976, undated
Collection: AC.848
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract:

The Edna H. Miller Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work Papers gives a glimpse of the years Ms. Miller was President of this organization, her Bible study notes, meeting minutes, expenses, and other information between 1963 and 1969.

Creator: Miller, Edna H.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ms. Edna Hinkle Miller (1921-2011) was born in West Virginia, and after her marriage to J. Ivan Miller, lived in West Jefferson, North Carolina throughout their lives. As a member of the Mount Jefferson Presbyterian Church since 1949, she served her church in many roles including President of the Women, Adult Sunday School teacher, Circle Bible Choir, Youth Sunday School Teacher, Elder-Clerk of the Session. She was President of the Winston-Salem Presbytery in the 1960s and received the honorary Life Membership from that Presbytery and the Synod of North Carolina for her service through the years.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains three small binders full of information kept by Edna H. Miller of West Jefferson, North Carolina, about the Winston-Salem Presbytery during her presidency in the 1960s. The binders contain information on the President's activities, women's council, executive council, meeting minutes, and expenses. Miscellaneous items have also been pulled from between the pages of the notebooks. Items include receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, daybooks, and church service programs.

Arrangement

The binders remain intact with loose papers pulled and filed in a folder, and expense receipts in another folder, all in one manuscript box.

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 provenance of this collection is unknown. It was accessioned as AC.2011.031.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2014. 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.848: Edna H. Miller Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box Folder

Binder with Miller's Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work, Meetings, Women's Council, Bible Study, 1963-1965 

1 1

Binder with Miller's Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work, Meetings, Women's Council, 1963-1966 

1 2

Binder with Miller's Winston-Salem Presbytery Church Work, Meetings, Women's Council, Bible Study, Expenses, 1963-1969 

1 3

Loose Papers from Miller's Church Work Notebooks, 1964-1976, undated 

1 4

Travel Expenses Receipts for Church Work, 1966-1969 

1 5