Billy Graham Center

Papers of John Mason Peck - Collection 350

[Note: The BGC Archives does not have the original documents of this collection. What it does have is a microfilm edition of the papers, which it purchased from a publisher, as did many other archives and libraries.]

[Note: What follows is a description of the documents in this collection which are available for use at BGC Archives in Wheaton, Illinois, USA. The actual documents are not, in most cases, available online, only this description of them. Nor are they available for sale or rent.]

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Table of Contents

Brief Description of This Collection

Title Page and Restrictions


An Essay on the Contents of the Collection (Scope and Content)

List of Microfilm in This Collection (Location Records)


Brief Description.
Microfilm of a journal, 1840s-1857, of Peck,(pioneer Baptist missionary, educator, editor, author, and pastor), describing his ministry in Illinois territory. Contains biographical data on colleagues; subscribers' lists to periodicals; financial accounts; brief descriptions of events; notes of activities; proposed articles, etc. Original microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church. There are no restrictions on this collection.
Vol: 1 Microfilm

Collection 350
[February 16, 2001]
Peck, John Mason; 1789-1857
Papers; 1840-1857

1 Reel of Microfilm


There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.


Pioneer Baptist missionary, educator, author, editor, pastor; co-founded the Baptist Missionary Society.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a microfilm of a journal, 1840s-1857, kept by John Mason Peck describing his ministry in former Illinois territory. Contains biographical data on colleagues, subscription lists of periodicals, financial accounts, description of events, activities, proposals, and other data. Original filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.


The materials for this collection were received by the Center in May 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.

Accession 86-56
January 14, 1987
Frances L. Brocker
J. Nasgowitz

Accession 86-56
Type of Material: Microfilm

The following item is located in the CENTER LIBRARY MICROFILM ROOM:

Reel 1 - Journal of John Mason Peck, 1840s to 1857. 35mm, positive copy.

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