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fpc_1973-136.pdf
Letter from University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd to members of First Presbyterian Church regarding the University potentially purchasing the church building

fpc_1974-137.pdf
Letter from church leadership to University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd regarding the sale of the church building

fpc_1974-138.pdf
Letter from University of Iowa President Willard (Sandy) Boyd to church leadership, offering to purchase church building

fpc_1974-139.pdf
Proposal for creating The World Friendship Center

fpc_1860-030.pdf
Sheriff’s Certificate, describing Sheriff Edmund Harrison’s posting of a specific lot of land for sale (block 86, lot 8, the northwest corner of Market St. and Clinton St.) in November, 1859. An added portion, written by N. Oakes and dated August…

fpc_1850-101.pdf
Sermon from dedication of First Presbyterian Church

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fpc_1976-146_1923letter.pdf
Letter from A.B. Walker to Rev. Robert Reed regarding property that was deeded to the church

witte-lv-001.pdf
Part One: Love Potion. The year is 1895, and love comes to the carnival. Sideshow barker William Deerfoot married his snake charmer sweet-heart Frances Jackett. For eighteen years, they hitched their wagons together

fpc_1911-047.pdf
George Gibbs, writing as Secretary to the President of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, responds to a previous letter from Walter Davis inquiring about the possibility of the First Presbyterian Church’s missing bell being in possession…

fpc_1851-018.pdf
Response by the President and the Board of Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church to the Bill of Complaint brought by Rev. Michael Hummer.

fpc_1851-019.pdf
Cross Bill filed by the Board of Trustees, in response to Rev. Hummer’s Bill of Complaint against them. The Cross Bill has several questions that the Board compels the Court to have Rev. Hummer address, and also asks the Court to rule against Rev.…

fpc_1923-126.pdf
Minutes from March 20, 1923, meeting between Iowa State University Department Presbyterian Board of Education, First Presbyterian Church of Iowa City board, and Sessions of this church

fpc_1971-132.pdf
Letter from church members to Ned Yoder, Chairman of the Strategy Committee Southeast Iowa Presbytery of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, requesting “cooling off” period in the discussions about tearing down the…

http://history.icpl.org/import/icpl-fundraising-1987-gala-invite-001.pdf
1987 Silver Century Fundraising Gala invitation

fpc_1931-130.pdf
List of building fund bond coupons. April 1, 1931 – April 1, 1932

fpc_1856-093.pdf
A history of the First Presbyterian Church, from 1840-1965, written by Clarence A. Andrews. The booklet covers 125 years of Church history, and includes photos of some of the founding members and pastors of the Church.

Mercy Hospital_McCarthy.pdf
On April 13, 2006, the Continuing After Breast Cancer Support Group held a meeting at Mercy Hospital, 500 East Market Street. Nurse Mary McCarthy shares their story.

fpc_1977-144.pdf
Letter from church leadership to members who purchased church fixtures regarding a request to sell those fixtures to Old Brick Associates, who had purchased the church building

fpc_1976-142.pdf
Specifications for receiving bids to demolish church building

fpc_1976-143.pdf
Bid from Gordon Russell Inc. to demolish church building

fpc_1911-048.pdf
Rev. J.P. Schell writes to Rev. D. W. Wylie about the Church’s missing bell. He states that, in addition to hearing about the bell from other sources, while serving as a missionary in Utah he met Brigham Young’s brother George, and that George…

fpc_1964-092.pdf
Letter from West Music Co. in Iowa City, to Rev. Zerwas at the Church. West Music is the representative of the Allen Organ Co., and states that they make the finest electrical organ in the field.

fpc_1934-059.pdf
Memorandum of Agreement between First Presbyterian Church of Iowa City and the Austin Organ Company for the purchase and installation of a new Austin Organ, 1934.

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http://history.icpl.org/import/witte-lv-004.pdf
Brothers and sisters! It is time once again to visit that dark pit of crimes historical and transgressions allegorical; to trespass back in time to uncover the original (and the not so original) sins of Iowa's forefather's and mothers. Can I get an…

fpc_1975-141.pdf
Letter from Lutheran Campus Ministry to First Presbyterian Church leadership regarding their offer to purchase church building

fpc_1976-145.pdf
Notice to appear and petition seeking to block demolition of First Presbyterian Church building, which is now known as Old Brick Church

fpc_1937-131.pdf
Letter from custodians about mechanical and facility issues in the church

fpc_1847-009.pdf
Constitution of the First Presbyterian Church.

Newspaper article from the August 2, 1988, issue of the Des Moines Register.The article discusses removing pipe organ from the Old Brick Church. Contact ICPL for access to article.

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fpc_1869-037.pdf
Handwritten contract between Sheets and Adams carpenters and the Board of Trustees of the First Presbyterian Church for a new spire. The contract details the amount to be paid and the conditions under which the spire will be built. Signed: Rush…

fpc_1940s-069.pdf
A re-telling of Craig Schell's account of the Church's missing bell, by J. Kirkwood Craig. Schell's account was from 1911, and Craig is giving an abbreviated version of it in 1941, and adds his own recollections and information to the story.

fpc_1890-044.pdf
A letter written by Rev. Oliver O. McClean (to the then-current pastor Rev. Edward Barrett?) sending his regrets that he could not attend the First Presbyterian Church’s 50th anniversary Jubilee. The letter was written in Lewistown, Pennsylvania.

fpc_1971-133.pdf
Letter from University of Iowa President Willard Boyd to Lyle Duncan about whether the University wished to purchase the church building

fpc_1890-046.pdf
Letter written by Rev. John Crozier to Rev. Edward Barrett in 1890. In it, Rev. Crozier talks about Rev. Michael Hummer at length, including information about his parents, his education, and his early days as a reverend. Crozier states that…

fpc_1853-020.pdf
Report by Rev. John Crozier to the Board of Trustees of the Church, detailing two monetary claims against the Church. The first claim is held by Rev. Michael Hummer, former pastor of the Church, for $658.00. The second claim is held by Miss Legare,…

fpc_1853-021.pdf
Report by Rev. John Crozier to the Board of Trustees of the Church, detailing his attempts to settle Rev. Michael Hummer’s claim against the Church for unpaid salary. The report was written in Burlington, Iowa, where Rev. Crozier had gone to meet…

fpc_1971-135.pdf
Letter from Noel Willis to University of Iowa President Willard Boyd regarding the possibility of selling the church building to the University of Iowa

fpc_1923-127.pdf
Minutes from October 14, 1923, joint meeting with all church officers
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