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[February 16, 2001]
Baptist General Convention
1 Reel of Microfilm
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.
The materials for this collection were received by the Center in July 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.
February 9, 1987
Frances L. Brocker
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.