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Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention

Identifier: CN 354

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.

Accession 86-86

February 9, 1987

Frances L. Brocker

J. Nasgowitz

Collection 354 Records of the Baptist General Convention
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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