Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Johnstown, Pa.) records

This collection contains the parish records of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Johnstown, Pa., including baptism, marriage, and funeral records, meeting minutes, and financial records.

Summary Information

Creator Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Johnstown, Pa.)
Title Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Johnstown, Pa.) records
ID r.09
Dates 1925-2018
Quantity 1 Linear Feet
Languages Multiple languages
Languages Records are in English except as noted in the container list below.
Repository Ukrainian History and Education Center Archives

Biographical / Historical

Sts. Peter and Paul Church was founded in the early 20th century and became a part of the jurisdiction of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in the 1920s. It closed due to declining membership in July 2020.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains financial records, meeting minutes, metrical records, and other materials related to the activities of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Johnstown, Pa.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form: Identification of item, date (if known); Saints Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Johnstown, Pa.) records; box number; folder number; Ukrainian History and Education Center, Somerset, New Jersey.

Conditions Governing Access

Access and use of this collection may be subject to restrictions, particularly regarding information related to possibly still-living individuals.

Controlled Access Headings

Subjects

  • Ukrainian Americans--Religious life

Places

  • Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh Region

Genres

  • Church records and registers
  • Minutes (Records)

Status of materials

These materials belong to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA, and are on deposit with the Ukrainian History and Education Center for processing, preservation, and access.

Container List

Metrical records, 1925-2018.
Baptism, marriage, and funeral records, 1925-1948.

Language of materials

Ukrainian

  • box 1 volume 1
Parishioner cards, circa 1950-circa 1980.

Scope and Contents

This file consists of preprinted cards, each corresponding to a parishioner, which contain some or all of the following information: address, phone number, parent's names, birth date, marriage date, name of spouse, names of children and their religion (if not Orthodox) and place of residence, and death date and place of burial. These cards may have been used instead of formal metrical records for this record keeping period.

  • box 1 folder 1
Baptism records, 1996-2018.
  • volume 2
Funeral records, 1996-2002.
  • volume 3
Items inserted into metrical books, 1999-2018.

Scope and Contents

Contains loose certificates of baptism, marriage licenses, and clergy records of funerals.

  • box 1 folder 2
Meeting minutes, 1949-1982.
"Yearly Meetings", 1961-1970.
  • box 1 volume 5
Meeting minutes and letters to parish board, 1970-1972.
  • box 1 folder 3
Choir Club and other parish organization meeting minutes, 1949-1970.
  • volume 6
Senior Ukrainian Orthodox League meeting minutes, 1971-1982.
  • volume 7
Junior Ukrainian Orthodox League meeting minutes, 1968-1976.
  • box 1 folder 4
Financial records, 1952-1987.
Check register, 1979-1982.
  • box 2 volume 7
  • box 1 folder 5
Ukrainian Orthodox League treasurer's record book, 1952-1982.
  • box 2 volume 8
Ukrainian Orthodox League treasurer's record book, 1982-1987.
  • box 2 volume 9
Bank statements and cancelled checks, 1980-1987.
  • box 1 folder 6
Other records, ephemera, and realia

Scope and Contents

Contains copy of parish bylaws, blank stationery, ticket stubs, "Sacrament of Holy Matrimony" booklet, an 8x10 photograph of priest with parish board (?), VHS video tape labeled "Consecration SS. Peter & Paul Ukr. Orth. Curch", official parish seal embosser, rubber stamp, and halftone printing plates.

  • box 1 folder 7
  • box 1 folder 8
  • box 3
  • object 1