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Collection Title: Ruleville, Mississippi Historical Collection

Accession Number: AM 2001-18

Inclusive Dates: 1965-1996

Volume: 5 items

Given By: Mr. John Allen Robertson.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Pamphlets documenting the history of Ruleville, Mississippi and two of its churches:

  1. Two copies of Early History of the Town of Ruleville by John Allen Robertson and Tom W. Conger, Jr., 1965.
  2. One copy of History of Ruleville Baptist Church by John Allen Robertson, Church Historian and Acting Archivist, 1972.
  3. Two copies of Reminiscences of Ruleville United Methodist Church by Tom W. Conger, Jr. and John Allen Robertson, 1996.

Books:

Copies of published versions of two of the above titles are available in the McCain Library:

John A. Robertson and Tom W. Conger, Jr., Early History of the Town of Ruleville, Mississippi, in the Heart of the Mississippi Delta (Greenville, Miss.: Democrat Printing Co., 1965), call number F349.R8 R6.

John A. Robertson, History of Ruleville Baptist Church, Ruleville, Mississippi (Ruleville, Miss.: s.n., 1972), call number BX6249.R85x R63x.


Accession Number: AM02-43

Dates: 2002

Volume: 1 item

Given By: John Allen Robertson

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

A thirty-one page spiral bound copy of History of Ruleville Baptist Church, 1902-2002: With Special Emphasis on the Years 1976-2002, by John Allen Robertson, church historian.



Accession Number: AM02-55

Dates: 1993

Volume: 1 item

Given By: John Allen Robertson

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

One copy of a booklet titled "United Methodist Church, Ruleville, Mississippi", which is a history of the church written by Rev. Allen Dearing, with assistance from Tom W. Conger, Jr. and John Allen Robertson. The booklet was created in commemoration of the church's 125th anniversary, and details its history from 1868 - 1993.


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