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First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich Edit


Finding Aid Author
Ashley Aberg
Finding Aid Date
March 20, 2024
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Note
Part of the Manuscript Collections, Greenwich Historical Society Contact: Christopher Shields, Curator of Library and Archives 47 Strickland Road Cos Cob, CT 06807 United Stated


  • 1902-1999 (Creation)


  • 1.25 Linear Feet (Whole)
    Two full sized document boxes and one half document box



  • Arrangement

    This collection is a single series of church publications produced for their members.

  • Scope and Contents

    This record contains publications produced by the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich, predominantly between 1951-1997. Annual reports, church newsletters, yearbooks, directories, and stewardship brochures are all held in this collection.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich was established in 1881 with its first meeting taking place on Easter Sunday in a public hall in town. In 1887 the church dedicated a building that it still uses to this day on what is now West Putnam Avenue. The First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich is dedicated to education, constructing their first classrooms in 1924 and expanding multiple times over the years and opening their own nursery school. They are deeply involved in chartiable work and public service, providing support to many important local and national organizations.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no conditions governing access to this material.

  • Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich Records, Greenwich Historical Society