Special Collections serves as the official repository for historical records of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, and as such, has an unsurpassed collection of both archival materials and secondary resources on Arkansas Baptists. A large body of church records, association minutes, pastoral papers, recorded sermons, organizational records (like the Woman’s Missionary Union) and missionary papers document the history of the Baptist faith both in and outside of Arkansas, with a particular emphasis on Southern Baptists.
Here are some search strategies for locating Baptist materials in our collection:
- For association minutes:
- For publications:
- For church records, pastoral papers, missionary papers, and organizational records:
- For recorded media, please call us!
If you don’t find the information you’re looking for, please call or email us. We are here to help you!