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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on Baptist denominations and associations treated collectively, works for which the individual Baptist denomination or association cannot be identified, and works on Baptists as a class of persons. Works on individual Baptist denominations or associations are entered under the name of the denomination or association.

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Bethel Baptist Church (Newton Co.) Minutes

Identifier: M342

Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church.

Dates: 1839-1945

Etta Dunn Bolian Memoirs

Identifier: M266

Her life in St. Helena Parish, Louisiana and Magnolia and Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1870-1930

Bunker Hill Baptist Church Records

Identifier: M600

This collection consists of four church minute books for Bunker Hill Baptist Church in Columbia, Mississippi that date from 1882-1959. The books detail the church’s foundation, articles of faith, membership, and attendance at conferences. The collection would be of particular interest to researchers studying the Baptist Church in Mississippi and genealogy of Marion County families.

Dates: circa 1882-1959

John C. Burruss and A.G. Strain Universalist Collection

Identifier: M245

Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi.

Dates: circa 1860 and July 15-20, 1907

Sam & Gwen Clinton Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM15-09

Office files for Sam & Gwen Clinton.

Dates: circa 2003-2009

The Crawford Manuscript

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-82
Form of Material

Handwritten manuscript (circa 1890) entitled “Grandmother Clay” written by Maggie Tate Lea about her great-great-grandmother, Margaret Muse Clay and accompanying documentation.

Dates: circa 1890; undated

Cropwell Baptist Church (Alabama) Records

Identifier: M28

Record book and membership list of this church in St. Clair County, Alabama.

Dates: 1881-1923

First Baptist Church Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM96-23

Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church.

Dates: 1991-2003

Gonzales, Louisiana, Baptist Church Records

Identifier: M21

Church roll, minutes, reports, budgets, correspondence.

Dates: December 9, 1934-August 8, 1943

Reagan L. Grimsley Research Collection

Identifier: M486

Reagan Grimsley has written numerous archival and historical articles. He is also the author of "Enriching Lives: A Pictorial History of Columbus State University" and "Hattiesburg in Vintage Postcards".

Dates: 1917-2005

Dr. B.B. Hilbun Collection

Identifier: M598

The B.B. Hilbun Collection contains photographs, panoramas, and a yearbook that belonged to Benjamin Bryan Hilbun. Seen these panoramas and photographs are scenes taken from Alma Hickman’s pageant “Neka Camon,” Student Army Training Corps class photographs, and a wedding photograph from the 1960s. This collection is of particular interest to those studying college life in the early 1900s, the Mississippi Normal College, and the “Neka Camon” pageant of 1920.

Dates: 1915;1918-1920; 1924; 1960

Ideal Primitive Baptist Church (Petal, Mississippi) Minutes

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM06-34

Minute books for Ideal Baptist Churches in Mississippi, including Petal, Oak Grove, and two Perry County Churches.

Dates: circa 1888-2000; 2006

Leaf River Baptist Church Minutes

Identifier: M146

Minutes of this Covington County, Mississippi church.

Dates: September 18, 1829-February 7, 1971

McKeithen Family Collection

Identifier: M657

This collection contains documents and photographs.

Dates: 1909-2007

Mrs. Charles R. Murphree Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM19-17
Form of Material

Folder Titles

• Golden Acres Garden Club

• Sumrall High School Reunion- April 21, 2001

• “Miss Gardner” publication Winter 2006-2007, Directory 2007

• “110” Anniversary Celebration, First Baptist Church, Columbia, Mississippi

• A Christmas Carol Program

• Photograph: Mapping the dam of C.C. Pond

Dates: unknown

Old Union Baptist Church (Jasper County) Minutes

Identifier: M343
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder containing a photocopy of the handwritten minutes of Old Union Baptist Church (Jasper County, MS). The clerks who recorded the minutes of early Baptist churches in Mississippi were usually men with excellent penmanship, who took their tasks seriously. They prided themselves in the neatness and completeness of the records that they kept. The proceedings were set down in pen and ink, although later generations were sometimes apt to jot down facts in...
Dates: 1866-1878

Mary Lillian Peters Papers

Identifier: M495

Mary Lillian Peters was a music educator who graduated from Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi) in 1923. The collection contains mementos of her college days including church bulletins, YWCA “helpful Hints”, music recital programs, and Mississippi Normal College historical items. Items date range from 1921-1925.

Dates: 1921-1925

Abner & Ida Chambers Polk Family Papers

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM03-43
Form of Material

A collection of correspondence, estate documents, certificates, newsletters, genealogical materials and other items pertaining to the families of Abner Polk and his wife, Ida Chambers Polk. Abner Polk was born in Lawrence County, Mississippi in 1860, and Ida Chambers was born in Washington County, Alabama in 1867. Abner and Ida were married on February 13, 1890, and lived in Marion County, Mississippi until approximately 1898, when they moved to Hattiesburg.

Dates: circa 1841-1998

F.M. Riley Mercantile Ledger

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM17-87

One (1) ledger marked (VOL) E, F.L.R.M. Co. F.M. Riley Mercantile Ledger.

Dates: 1912-1915

Stephen C. Rose Papers

Identifier: M389
Scope and Contents

The Stephen C. Rose papers include a broad range of materials spanning a significant portion of Mr. Rose’s life. His relations with Will D. Campbell and his participation in the SCLC’s Student Interracial Ministry project should be of interest to researchers of civil rights activities in the southern United States. The collection is divided into three series, two of which contain several subseries.

Dates: 1949-1998

Ruleville, Mississippi Historical Collection

Identifier: M620

This collection consists of books written by Ruleville, Mississippi residents John Allen Robertson, Tom Conger, Jr., and Rev. Allen Dearing on the town’s history and the development of the white Baptist and Methodist churches in the area. The collection is of interest to researchers studying Mississippi religious history and the Mississippi Delta.

Dates: 1965; 1972; 1993, 1996, 2002

Salem Baptist Church Records, 1874-1894

Identifier: M121

Records of this Covington County, Mississippi church.

Dates: June 13, 1874-July 18, 1894

Shelton Baptist Church (Moselle, Mississippi) Collection

Identifier: M633
Form of Material

Material pertaining to the 100th anniversary of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held in 2007.

Dates: October 14, 2007

Rev. Elton Cartis Tucker Papers

Identifier: M530
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials pertaining to Elton Cartis Tucker’s service in the U.S. Army. Items range from his service in the military, material on the First U.S. Infantry Division, and various memorabilia such as a cloth and paper swastika to postage stamps to a small shaving mirror.

Dates: 1942–1945; circa 1940s; 2002; undated

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...
Dates: 1940-1982