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From: "Nancy Moore" <>
Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Records/1900..anyone interested?
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 21:30:10 -0700
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Thanks for the info, Not that Horton is in my line but then there is this
photo.....
Thanks again.
Nancy

On Sun, 30 Sep 2007 17:57:04 -0700, <> wrote:

> Our Church is having a 100 year anniversery and I found these two sites
> when
> I was doing research for it.
>
> http://umchurchrecords.org/em.htm
>
> http://www.pastoralrecords.org/index.html
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Elissa Scalise Powell, CG" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 9:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [PAERIE] Records/1900..anyone interested?
>
>
>> Anything published before 1923 is in the public domain as far as
>> copyright
>> goes. After 1923 there are various rules depending on exactly when, if
>> the
>> author is still alive, or if he renewed his copyright.
>>
>> What you are offering can be made public since they are before 1923. It
>> would be an excellent idea to have these lists, etc. posted on the Erie
>> website where everyone can benefit from the information. Then perhaps
>> copies
>> could be placed at the Erie Society for Genealogical Research, the
>> Genealogy
>> room of the Erie Public Library (Blasco Library) and if someone knows
>> where
>> the United Methodist Archives covering Erie is located, perhaps they
>> would
>> like their originals back. Although copyright is not an issue and the
>> information can be put on a website, the originals should go back to
>> their
>> "home" (unless the "home" discarded them.)
>>
>> My .02,
>> Elissa
>>
>> Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
>> www.PowellGenealogy.com
>> CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for
>> Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic
>> evaluations
>> by the Board. http://www.BCGcertification.org/
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: [mailto:]
>>> On
>>> Behalf Of
>>> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2007 12:03 PM
>>>
>>> Now, I must preface this offer with the fact that an old fellow
>>> somewhere
>>> back in Erie, Waterford area gave these to me with regard to my kin,
>>> Edwin
>>> BRIGGS of Waterford....I think it has been enough years back that I
>>> would
>>> not be giving away a precious set of data that he entrusted just to
>>> me!
>>>
>>> Minutes of the Erie Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal
>>> Church
>>> held at Punxsutawney, PA September 12 - 17, 1900
>>> the Sixty-Fifth Annual Session
>>> About 34 pages in all (17 pages, two sided)...listing of ATTENDEES
>>>
>>> IF anyone would like to "copy" these and put them on our Erie web
>>> site,
>>> I
>>> would be only too happy to send them to you.
>>>
>>> Then, I've just noticed that in all these papers is: the 1884
>>> Minutes!!!
>>> and, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1889, 1890 (conference rolls), 1891, 1892,
>>> 1893,
>>> 1894, 1896, etc.
>>>
>>> Those of you that are authorities on copyright matters, could you
>>> please
>>> check this out before we put them on any website: They are all
>>> stamped
>>> with the wording:
>>>
>>> Property of Commission on Archives & History
>>> Western Pennsylvania Conference
>>> United Methodist Church
>>
>>
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