First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo booklets
Scope and Contents
The collection is composed of two anniversary booklets, one for the Centennial Anniversary and one for the 90th Anniversary of the First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo. The items range from 1940 to 1950.
- Creation: 1940-1950
- First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo (Organization)
Biographical / Historical
The First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo was a Reformed church in Kalamazoo, MI that was organized in 1850. The church building was built until 1870. The congregation merged with Second Reformed in 2003 and the building was left vacant. The First Reformed building was demolished in 2020 after 140 years.
.50 Cubic Feet
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased with funds from the Starring Endowment.
The collection amounts to .50 cubic feet and is composed of two commemorative items from the First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo. The Centennial Anniversary booklet measures approximately 10.25” x 7.5” and the 90th Anniversary booklet measures approximately
11.5”x 9”. The Centennial Anniversary booklet has a blue velvet cover with gold printed letters and illustrations of the church on the front. The 90th Anniversary booklet has a red velvet cover with silver printed letters and an illustration of a woman holding chains on the front.
Pages are in good condition but both covers have some wear and tear.
Genre / Form
- First Reformed Church of Kalamazoo booklets finding aids
- Sophia Cunningham; Stephanie Chapman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US