Collection IV-3.5 - Rock of Ages Rescue Mission records (Portland, Oregon)

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Rock of Ages Rescue Mission records (Portland, Oregon)


  • 1954-1976 (Creation)

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One oversize 5-in. box containing 11 folders and two 11" x 13" account ledgers

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Carol Shank gift from papers of Ralph Shank

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Guest register, 1954-1958; miscellaneous records, 1959-1968 and undated; correspondence, 1961-1965 and undated; accounts ledgers, 1959-1968; financial records Nov 1973-Nov 1976 and Superintendent's Report Nov 1975

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See also Bible Mennonite Fellowship collection III-5.1 and other entries under Bible Mennonite Fellowship at Pacific Northwest Mennonite Historical Society

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The earliest dated entry in this collection is 2 Feb 1954 when the Mission had apparently been in operation for some time. The operations of the Mission were fully assumed by the Bible Mennonite Fellowship, Inc. as of 1 Mar 1968.

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Accessioned 25 Aug 2021 by Lynn Miller. Catalog entry 13 Oct 2021 by Stephen W. Turner




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