“The Trailblazer: Dr. A. G. Garr and the History of Garr Memorial Church,” by William A. Ward, supplemented by photocopies of clippings and what appear to be programs from the church--Photocopy of 43-page essay and biographical/historical information about Garr, his son and the Church
Scope and Contents
The Garr Family Papers contain material created primarily by members of Garr Memorial Church and administators of the church's summer camp, Camp Lurecrest. The material relating to the church largely consists of Alfred Garr's Bible ca. 1900 with several margin notes and articles inside, sermon notes ca. 1969 and 1972 during the period that Dr. Garr's wife, Hannah Garr, served as pastor of the church and a copy of "The Trailblazer: Dr. A.G. Garr and the History of Garr Memorial Church." There is also an issue of "Full Gospel: Men's Voice" that contains a history of the Azusa Street Revival in Los Angeles, where Dr. Garr was baptized. The rest of the collection is made up of material related to the function and activities of Camp Lurecrest. This includes anniversary programs, magazines, Camp Lurecrest Alumni Association Steering Committee, Legal Matters, papers from the Fourth Christian Camping International Convention and issues of Lure Lines: The News from Camp Lurecrest.
- Creation: circa 1900-2014
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet
Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 United States