Baptist Histories

This site provides links to brief histories on various national Baptist groups in North America.

General histories of Baptists
Baptist History website includes a wealth of material, mostly in typescript form, on Baptist history in general and information on certain geographical areas.

  • Annuals - Associational

  • Annuals - National

  • Annuals - State

  • Archival Collections

    • "Lost" Yale Lectures on Preaching by John A. Broadus, 1889
      In 1889, John A. Broadus delivered the Yale Lectures on Preaching (Lyman Beecher Lectureship on Preaching) at Yale University’s Marquand Hall Chapel. These lectures were unpublished, and for many years they were known as the “Lost Yale Lectures.”
    • Primitive Baptist Library and Archives Collection
      Materials loaned to the Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary by the Primitive Baptist Library and Archives for digitization. Includes church records, association minutes, and other items spanning years 1799-2006.
    • R.H. Boyd – J.M. Frost and T. B. Bell Correspondence, 1895-1916
      Series of correspondence between Richard Henry Boyd, head of the newly formed National Baptist Publishing Board and two Corresponding Secretaries of the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, Theodore Percy Bell and James Marion Frost
  • Biographies

  • Books and Pamphlets

  • College and University Student Newspapers (archived issues)

  • Historical Papers and Articles

  • Informational Sites

  • Newspapers

  • Oral History Collections

  • Periodicals

  • Photographic Collections

  • Research Reports and Studies

  • Sermons and Addresses (audio version/text)