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Dr. Brooks H. Wester Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM82-10

Form of Material

Church and personal files of Dr. Brooks H. Wester, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1967-1982; chairman of the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1978-1980; president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, 1979-1980; and president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention, 1980-1981. The collection includes:

Personal correspondence.

Travel memorabilia.

Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee files.

Christian Education Survey.

Christian Life Committee.

Internaitonal Committee on World Evangelization.

Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Lebanon Baptist Association.

Southwestern Seminary files, 1940s-1950s.

Park Place Church, Houston, Texas, 1960s.

Gulfshore Baptist Assembly files.

Hurricane Camille correspondence.

Notes on sermons.


  • Creation: 1940-1982

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).


14 Cubic Feet : 107.B5.H3-B6.A2

Language of Materials


Dr. Brooks H. Wester Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001