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Wichita, Hyde Park UMC

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: KUMA-01-257


Hyde Park United Methodist Church closed in January 1999. The records in this collection provide information about the church's history, beginning in 1883 as the First Church of the United Brethren in Christ. In 1946 two churches merged, United Brethren and First Church of the United Brethren in Christ, to become Hyde Park Evangelical United Brethren Church. Another merge occurred in 1968, Evangelical United Brethren Churches merged with Methodist churches and Hyde Park Evangelical United Brethren Church to become Hyde Park United Methodist Church.


  • Created: 1958-2000
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1999

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by Anna Gordon


4.00 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

The collection will be arranged according to the list of priority materials, as stated by the United Methodist Archives.

Other Descriptive Information

Formerly UB, then EUB

Processing Information

Several documents were weeded during the proccessing stage of the collection. Such documents include: bulletins, letters, newspaper, dinner programs, yearbooks, directories, and newsletters. The purpose of weeding such items is due to the duplication of said items, or lack of relevancy towards the overall history of Hyde Park United Methodist Church.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Anna Gordon
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker University and Kansas United Methodist Archives Repository

518 8th Street
PO Box 65
Baldwin City KS 66006 US