Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention
Scope and Contents
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.
- Created: 1814-1845
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.
1 Reel of microfilm
Language of Materials
Accruals and Additions
The materials for this collection were received by the Billy Graham Center Archives in July 1986 from the Billy Graham Center Library.
February 9, 1987
Frances L. Brocker
- Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Roman Script