The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
The Southern Baptist Convention Building; 901 Commerce St., #400
Repository URL: http://www.sbhla.org/archives.htm
Repository code: tnsb
Repository description (extant): The Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives is a worldwide center for the study of Baptist history. Operated by the Council of Seminary Presidents, the SBHLA is one of the major denominational collections in the nation and serves by assignment of the Southern Baptist Convention as the central depository and archives of SBC records . . . .
The library's resources include over 25,000 books, more than 71,000 annuals (minutes and proceedings) of Baptist associations and conventions, comprehensive files of Baptist newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, audio and video recordings and photographs. The archival and manuscript collections include more than 4,000 linear feet of personal collections and official denominational records. The massive microfilm collection (17,000 reels) includes copies of newspapers, periodicals, rare books, annuals, church records, manuscript collections, theses, dissertations, and other materials.
Repository type: Religious Organization
Oral memoirs of Lawrence Brooks Hays
Emmanuel Lemuel McCall papers
Oral memoirs of K. Owen White