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Records of the Baptist General Convention - Collection 354


[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.]



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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)

Lists of Microfilm in This Collection (Location Records)


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Brief Description.
Microfilmed minutes of the Board of Foreign Missions of the General Missionary Convention, May 18, 1814, to May 3, 1847, held in Philadelphia. Minutes include contents of the constitution, lists of financial gifts, committee members, actions concerning missionaries on the field, letters of resignation, and organizational procedures. Vol: 1 Reel of Microfilm CN # 354 .


Collection 354
[February 16, 2001]
Baptist General Convention
Records; 1814-1845
1 Reel of Microfilm

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.



Scope and Content

This collection consists of minutes of the Board of Foreign Missions of the General Missionary Convention, May 18, 1814 to May 3, 1847, held in Philadelphia. Minutes include contents of the constitution, lists of financial gifts, committee members, actions concerning missionaries on the field, letters of resignation, and organizational procedures. Also included are minutes of a meeting of Foreign Missions Managers of the Baptist General Convention, September 24, 1845, called to adopt a new constitution and new name, American Baptist Missionary Union. Included are the Acts of Incorporation, issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the minutes of the first meeting of the ABMU. Originals were filmed by Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.


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Provenance

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

Accession 86-86
February 9, 1987
Frances L. Brocker
J. Nasgowitz



LOCATION RECORD
Accession 86-86
Type of Material: Microfilm

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


Reel 1 - Minutes of the Board of Foreign Missions of the General Missionary Convention, 1814-1847; also minutes of the meeting of the Foreign Mission Managers of the Baptist General Convention, 1845, and the first annual meeting of the American Baptist Missionary Union. 35mm, positive copy.




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