Collection inventory

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Taft Settlement Class Book

An inventoryof the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 6 Oct 2010

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Taft Settlement (N.Y.)
Title: Taft Settlement Class Book
Dates: 1852-1872
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Class book for a church in Onondaga County in Central New York.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Little information is available about Taft Settlement. There is a Taft Settlement Cemetery, and Taft Methodist Episcopal Church was organized by Rev. Barnard Peck in 1847, both in what is now Cicero, New York.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Taft Settlement Class Book consists of a single volume listing members of a church "class," or prayer meeting. Also listed are the names of elders, pastors and leaders of the class.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single volume.


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Related Material

See also the Manlius Methodist Episcopal Church Class-Book.

Subject Headings


Methodist Episcopal Church -- New York (State) -- History.


Onondaga County (N.Y.) -- Church history.

Genres and Forms

Church records.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Taft Settlement Class Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Transfer from Rare Books, 1981.

Table of Contents

Church records


Church records
SC 605 Class-book 1852-1872