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Collection 334 Papers of Luther Rice

Identifier: CN 334

Scope and Contents

Microfilm edition of the papers of Baptist educator, missionary, and leader Luther Rice (1783-1836), including a list of correspondents, lecture notes on theology and other topics, school records of Columbian College, diary, financial record book, and letters. Also includes a copy of the 1814 constitution (and later suggested revisions) of the General Missionary Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions. Originals filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.


  • Created: 1803-1825

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical Information

Baptist clergyman, educator, missionary and missions promoter, founder of Columbian College (now George Washington University). Born 1783; died 1836.


1 Reel of microfilm

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

The materials for this collection were given to the Billy Graham Center Archives in May 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.

Accession 86-56

June 6, 1986

Frances L. Brocker

J. Nasgowitz

Collection 334 Papers of Luther Rice
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Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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Wheaton IL 60187 US