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Collection 353 Papers of Isaac Lunsford

Identifier: CN 353

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a microfilmed day-to-day journal, dating from November 1791 to July 1795 kept by Isaac Lunsford, itinerant preacher for the Baptist Church. Contents includes descriptions of Lunsford’s preaching activities along the east coast of America from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to the West Indies; his attendance at a Baptist General Conference in Baltimore in 1792; descriptions of travel by foot and by ship; accounts of revival meetings; preaching at Methodist and Presbyterian churches and Baptist meeting houses; spiritual counseling and pastoral duties; sermon texts and personal spiritual concerns. The original material was microfilmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.


  • Created: 1791-1795

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical Information

Itinerant Baptist preacher.


1 Reel of microfilm

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

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

Accession 86-56

April 28, 1987

Frances L. Brocker

J. Nasgowitz

Collection 353 Papers of Isaac Lunsford
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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