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Collection 332 Papers of Isaac Backus

Identifier: CN 332

Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of Baptist preacher and historian Isaac Backus' diaries, autobiography, daybook, sermons on Acts and the Psalms, correspondence, letters from mother Elizabeth Backus, and other materials. Originals were filmed by the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Church.


  • Created: 1723-1789

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on the use of this collection.

Biographical Information

Baptist minister and champion of religious liberty during the Revolutionary War era. Born, 1724. Died, 1806.


3 Reels of microfilm

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

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

Accession 86-56

Frances L. Brocker

J. Nasgowitz

Collection 332 Papers of Isaac Backus
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Roman Script

Repository Details

Part of the Evangelism & Missions Archives Repository

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