Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

of 21 /21
Oklahoma Diocese of Oklahoma Diocese of Oklahoma Archive Oklahoma Archive

Transcript of Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Page 1: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Oklahoma Diocese of Oklahoma Diocese of Oklahoma Archive Oklahoma Archive

Page 2: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Definition of Religious Archives

Church Archivist select, conserve, preserve and keep documents, photographs, sound recordings, vestments, religious artifacts and other records of enduring value as reliable memories of the Body of Christ’s past and they help people find and understand the information they seek in those records……

Page 3: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Record Information

Each entry into the Archive receives a

management number that tells us

when it is received, under which

Bishop, kind of record, number of

donation for the year.

Example: 06MBPFL135

Page 4: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Conservation:

Each artifact requires a different set ofprocedures to maintain it for research.

Storage requirements may have to bemodified but we always remain as closeto the recognized storage standards ofeach kind of record or artifact.

Page 5: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Preservation Techniques for:1. Photographs

2. Wire and Tape recordings

3. Paintings 4. Textiles

5. Artifacts

6. Books

Page 6: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Examples of what we keep.

This is a picture of the first Indian Mission - 1883

Page 7: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Old Photographs

Page 8: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Records with the Location of places of Episcopal Burials

Page 9: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Antique Books and BiblesSome from the 15th Century

Page 10: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Bishop Brook’s Library“A 18th and 19th Century Library”

Page 11: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Antique Prayer Books and BiblesExamples:

• Mohawk Prayer Book 1674

• Book of Common Prayer 1761

• Book of Common Prayer 1829

• Book of Common Prayer 1879

• Apology by Robert Barclay 1701

• Breeches Bible 1592

• King James Bible 1645

Page 12: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Artifacts of Early writing: Cuneiform Tells from 9,000 years

ago parts of manuscripts from 4,500 years ago (Meiotic), parts

of Copt manuscripts from the fifth Century AD.

Coptic Script

Meiotic Script

Cuneiform Script

Page 13: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Church Instruments

Page 14: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Stained Glass

Page 16: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Records of the Corporation

Page 17: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Local Church Records and Records of Baptisms, Confirmations, etc.

Page 18: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

In our inventory of records and artifacts we have over 1 million,900 thousand documents from the Fifth century B.C. to 2000.

Page 19: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

New Projects of Our Archives

From Microfilming of the Archive

to the Digitizing

of the Archival Records for each Episcopal Church in Oklahoma having a record of the Archive on site. Upgrades to be given every five years.

Page 20: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Collection Stories

Church Record surprises:

A guest from Western Oklahoma

Gifts of an Indian Family

Page 21: Episcopal Diocese Of Oklahoma Archives

Published by the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma Archives

copyright : Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma Archives

May 02 2006

For more information contact:

Rev. Stan Upchurch

924 N. Robinson

Oklahoma City, Okla. 73102

405-232-4820

[email protected]