Record origin Creator Record type Scope/Content Date Notes Location
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Album- photograph Retirement dinner for Rev. Len & Shelby Leonard at Raffaels in Walpole 2001 Minister from 1973 - 2001 Historical Room - East
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Bulletin Service order for ordination to ministry of Rev. John Hamilton 2003 Installed on Sept 21, 2003 Historical Room - East
Fourth Meeting House & Fifth Meeting House Congregation Photographs Children and adult choirs (Four photos) 1958 - 1981 Historical Room - South
Second Meeting House Congregation Booklet Confession of Faith & the Covenant-- South Church in Dedham. Sermons, membership list, veteran list 1827 Book # 6 Historical Room
Third Meeting House Congregation Booklets Confession of Faith & the Covenant 1861 Read on admission of members Historical Room
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Directory List of past & present members including the names of the 15 original members 1736 - 1892 Historical Room
Third Meeting House & Fourth Meeting House Ladies Benevolent Society Minutes Accounts of their meetings through the years 1875 - 1893 Book # 14 Historical Room - box in closet
Fourth Meeting House Committees Record Church Committee records 1893 - 1917 Books # 21 & 24 Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Christian Endeavor Record Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor-- membership and activities 1891 - 1900 Book #16 Historical Room - Closet
Third Meeting House & Fourth Meeting House Congregation Minutes Reorganization of First Cong Parish of Norwood from Second Parish of Dedham 1882 - 1895 Book #17 Historical Room - Closet
Third Meeting House Deed Pew deed for South Parish in Dedham 1829 Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Bulletin Bicentenary& Tercentenary Commemoration Sunday. Rev. R. Bartlett, Minister Feb 9, 1930 1930 Signature of Mass Govenor Frank G. Allen in document Historical Room - Box in closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation By-Laws First Congregatonal Church 1899 Historical Room - Box in closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Bulletin Commemorating the 150th anniversary of First Cong. Church 1886 Historical Room - Box in closet
Fourth Meeting House Women's Foreign Miss. Society Minutes Proceedings of Women's Foreign Missionary Society 1899 - 1928 Book #22 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Service Class Minutes & record Proceedings & membership record of Service Class of Congregational Church 1920 - 1926 Book 29 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Women's Foreign Miss. Society Minutes Meetings of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society 1899 - 1928 Book #22 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Service Class Minutes Proceedings & membership record of Service Class. 1918 - 1928 Books #29, 31, 32, & 33 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Women's Union Record Treasurers' records 1918 - 1928 Book #30 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Clerk Record Church Record. Proceedings, membership of the Church, etc. 1916 - 1932 Book #35 Historical Room - South
Second Meeting House & Third Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Record Third Book of Records, South Church of Dedham 1824 - 1878 Book #5 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Minutes Annual Church Meetings 1945 - 1947 Folder - #46 Historical Room - South
Third Meeting House Ladies Benevolent Society Minutes Records of South Dedham 1852 - 1874 Book # 12 Historical Room - Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Committees Reports Church Committee reports 1917 - 1930 Book #27 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Treasurer Reports Treasurer's Reports 1907 - 1922 Books #23 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Women's Union Minutes Meetings & membership 1910 - 1930 Books # 25 & 28 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Women's Union Minutes Meetings of Women's Union 1944 - 1949 No # Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Ladies Sewing Circle Minutes Proceedings & membership 1893 - 1902 Book # 20 Historical Room - South
Third Meeting House & Fourth Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Records Records of South Dedham Parish 1872 - 1890 Book #13 Historical Room - South
Third Meeting House Sabbath School Record Sabbath School Record of South Dedham Congregational Church 1865 - 1867 Book #11 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Record Annual Meetings 1939 - 1949 Book #45 Historical Room - South
Third Meeting House Clerk Record Membership 1879 Book #19 Historical Room
Third Meeting House & Fourth Meeting House Clerk Minutes Church meetings & proceedings 1878 - 1915 Book #19 Historical Room
First Meeting House British Crown - King William & Queen Mary Charter To Inhabitants of Mass Bay in New England. Acts & Laws of Mass Bay in New England 1714 Given to Church as South Parish/Dedham in 1756. Book #1 Historical Room
First Meeting House & Second Meeting House Clerk Record History of settlement of Second Parish in Dedham 1736 - 1801 By Rev.Thomas Balch. Book #2. Historical Room
Fifth Meeting House Town of Norwood Postcard Shattuck Mansion at corner of Winter Street 1920 ca Present location of First Cong Church of Norwood Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fifth Meeting House Photograph Ministers in robes: Robert W. Coe, Eugene Bewkes, Allen Keedy, Robert Bartlett 1961 Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fourth Meeting House Photograph Rev. & Mrs.Arthur Howe Pingree 1902 - 1915 Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fourth Meeting House Photograph Sunday School staff with Rev. & Mrs. Alden 1959 ca Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fourth Meeting House C. M. Pingree Poem To: Rev. Arthur Howe Pingree - "No shepherd watched his sheep. . ." 1915 Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fifth Meeting House Photograph Current Church building 1962 ca Shows Shattuck House Historical Room - cabinet (west wall)
Fourth Meeting House Photograph Herbert M. Plimpton, layman who gave money for Pingree Hall located behind Church 1925 ca Historical Room by closet door
Fourth Meeting House Photograph Frances O. Winslow 1844 - 1926 Supt of Sunday School beginning in 1865. Historical Room by closet door
Fifth Meeting House ? Architect drawing Current Church building 1958 Historical Room by closet door
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Report Annual Reports 1950 - 1958 Duplicates & originals Historical Room - South
Five Meeting Houses Congregation Photographs The ministers, some with their families. 1736 - 2001 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House & Fifth Meeting House Women's Union Minutes Meetings of the the Women's Union of First Congregational 1941 - 1968 6 books Historical Room - South
Second Meeting House & Third Meeting House Clerk & Treasurer Minutes & reports Record of South Dedham Parish proceedings including bills drawn on Treasurer. 1801 - 1873 Book #4 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Minutes Record & Minutes of Proposed Merger of First Congregational Church & United Church of Norwood 1956 Book #51 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Treasurer Report 1925 - 1930 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Treasurer Record Deacons' Fund 1918 - 1919 Book #26 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Clerk of Congregation Report Annual Meeting 1956 No # Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Pastoral Committee Minutes Meetings of Pastoral Committee 1955 No # Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Committees Minutes Proceedings & work of Committees 1930 - 1945 Book #43 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Manual Manual of First Congregational Church. 1894 Book # 18 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Congregation By-laws Church By-laws 1899 Book #18 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Cornerstone contents 1883 Historical Room - closet file
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Rev. Arthur Pingree 1914 Historical Room - Closet
Fifth Meeting House ? Scrapbook Photographs & newspaper clippings of 250th anniversary celebration of Church 1986 Historical Room - Closet
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Building committee overseeing the second addition to the Church 1980? Color photo Historical Room - Closet
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Bulletin Service of Dedication of the First Congregational Church of Norwood 1961 Historical Room - Closet
Fifth Meeting House ? Scrapbook Photographs of the 250th anniversary celebration of Church 1986 Identify creator, if possible Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Manual First Congregational Church 200th anniversary 1936 Hard copy Historical Room - Closet
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Manual First Congregational Church 225th anniversary 1961 Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Ladies' Benevlolent Society Photograph Earl? Carl? Hickcock - recipient of ? 1891 Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Directory Members of First Congregational Church 1909 Historical Room - Closet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Manual First Congregation Church 1894 Historical Room - Closet
Third Meeting House Sabbath School Bulletin Commemorating the 48th anniversary of the Cong. SabbathSchool-- South Dedham 1867 Historical Room - Box in closet
Fourth Meeting House Church Council Minutes Church Council business & proceedings 1945 - 1957 Book #48 Historical Room
Third Meeting House Proprietor Records Proprietor records -- membership and Church proceedings 1829 - 1860 Book # 9 Historical Room
Second Meeting House & Third Meeting House Congregation Records Records of South Church of Dedham 1824 - 1871 Book # 8 Historical Room
Third Meeting House & Fourth Meeting House Congregation Reports Church Committee reports 1879 - 1893 Book # 15 Historical Room
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Records Record of Church proceedings & activities 1932 - 1938 Book # 34 Historical Room.
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Picture of 50 year members 1990? Historical Room
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Arthur Pingree's funeral -- the flowers in the sanctuary. 1915 Picture damaged by mice or insects Historical Room - West
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Booklet "Arthur Howe Pingree-- The Friend of Boys" 1915 Historical Room - West
Fourth Meeting House & Fifth Meeting House Congregation Newspaper clippings On Arthur Howe Pingree 1950 - 1972 Historical Room - West
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Minutes Troop membership and activities 1920 - 1925, 1944 - 1945, 1957 - 1958 Minutes separated in cabinet. Whereabout of other minutes? Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 1 Photograph Boy Scout Troop 1 1910ca? Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 1 Photograph Mr. Rice pictured 1920ca? 2 copies Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 1 Photograph National Council of Boy Scouts of America ? Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scouts - Beaver Patrol Photographs Beaver Patrol 1958 - 1959 20+ pictures. Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Letter Congratulating Troop 42 on 50 years of continuous service. From Arthur Schuck of Nat'l Council of BSA 1960 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Banners Two banners ?` Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Third Meeting House Richardson, C.A. Scrapbook Newspaper clippings 1857 - 1867 Historical Room - North
Fourth Meeting House ? Photograph album Russell Island outings sponsored by Rev. Arthur Pingree 1905 - 1906 Historical Room - North
Fourth Meeting House Klasker, C. or Klacker? Engravings Subjects include "The First Thanksgiving" and signed by C. Klaskner? In New York 1914 Size: 19 1/2" x 30 " . Quantity - 9 pictures. Historical Room - North
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Rev. Arthur Pingree 1912 ca Picture needs identifying & date Historical Room - North
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Scrapbook Newsclippings of the First Congregational Church 1883 Historical Room - North
First, Second, Third & Fourth Meeting Houses Congregation Scrapbook Pastors of Church with newspaper clippings, photographs, and written record 1736 - 1932 Historical Room - North
Third Meeting House Wood, Ida Mary Deed Agreement with First Congregational Church donating land for the Third Meeting House. Cost - $1725. 1916 Historical Room - North
Fifth Meeting House Congregation ScrapbooK Newspaper clippings of Church activities 1972 - 1986 Historical Room - North
First Meeting House ? Chair Rev. Thomas Balch's chair. 1736 - 1770 Exact date unknown - check with antique furniture expert Historical Room - East
First Meeting House ? Mantle From parsonage living room of Rev. Thomas Balch. Parsonage torn down in 1952. 1736 - 1770 Historical Room - East
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Photographs Building the steeple of the Church 1961 Historical Room - East
Fourth & Fifth Meeting Houses Congregation Photograph Fourth and Fifth Meeting Houses pictured -- 100 Winter Street 1961 Historical Room - East
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Congregation in worship on Easter Sunday morning 1954 Hanging over mantel Historical Room - East
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Picture of the Sunday School 1914 Oversized photo - approx 36" x 6" Historical Room - East
Fifth Meeting House Simoni, Diane Photographs "A Spiritual View-- A Photo Essay" 1999 Historical Room - East
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Album- photograph Christmas Fair-- First Congregational Church 1988 Historical Room - East
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Album- photograph Church activities-- picnic, etc. 1991 Historical Room - East
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Certificates - Charter 1953 - 1989 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Records - financial 1950 - 1960 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 42 Notebook Roster of scouts 1963 Historical Room - Deacon Cabine
Second Meeting House & Third Meeting House Congregation Receipts Pew rentals 1824 - 1867 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
First Meeting House Congregation Photograph Rev. Thomas Balch's parsonage 1736 - 1774 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Town of Norwood Boyden, George Tile Town Seal designed by George Boyden 1902 Presented to Church by Mrs. George Boyden Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Plate - ceramic Fourth Meeting House pictured 1960 ca Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Ornamentation Bull's eye from the door of the Fourth Meeting House Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Ray, Maude Louise Photograph Maude Ray, composer of the song "My Task". Copy of song ? Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
? Congregation Photograph Rev. John Brett Fort Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Model of building Wooden model of Pingree Hall by Winfield Schaier? 1925 Historical Room - South
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Millett, Mae - Church worker.Rev. H. Wiggins, minister 1914ca Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Norwood Messenger Newspaper clippings Cornerstone opening 1979 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Congregation Photograph Parsonage 1954 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House & Fifth Meeting House Congregation Postcards Pictures of the two churches 1965 ca Duplicates of pictures in Church parlor Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 1 Certificate Appointment of Rev. Arthur H. Pingree to be scoutmaster of Troop 1 1910 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Boy Scout Troop 1 Certificates Tenderfoot of Arthur Perkins & Herbert Wiggin. Also Harold Alden's approval as scoutmaster. 1911 - 1914 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Bigelow of Norwood, MA Pitcher Pictured on pitcher are the church and parsonage. Donated by Mary L. Niles whose grandfather (Rev. Archilles L. Loder) was minister 1889 - 1894 Letter with pitcher dated 1980 Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Third Meeting House Pew arm Wooden relic of the Church 1830 ca Historical Room - Deacon Cabinet
Fourth Meeting House Negatives - glass Fourth Congregational Church 1895 ca Historical Room
Second Meeting House Photograph Group picture: Hannah, daughter of Rev. Chickering, Rev. Balch & other family members 1893 Historical Room
Fourth Meeting House Plaque World War II memorial for 8 persons in Church who served in the War. 1945ca Historical room - South
Fourth Meeting House Photograph Medal awarded for Carnegie Hero Fund 1916 Historical room - West
Meeting Houses - Five Congregation Registers Four books listing ministers; baptisms, marriages, & deaths; Church officials 1736 - present Church office
Fifth Meeting House Congregation Register Current records kept in database called "Church Windows" 2003 Church office
Fourth Meeting House & Fifth Meeting House Congregation Annual Reports Permanent records including minutes of the Annual Meetings 1948 - 2000 Church office