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Bethel Baptist Church Minutes, 1839-1945 (M 342)
Minutes and membership lists of Newton County, Mississippi church, 1 item.

Bethel Methodist Church Classbook and Membership Rolls, 1855-1875 (M 344)
Classbook and membership lists, 1 item.

Bunker Hill Baptist Church Records, 1882-1959
Church rolls, minutes, other records of this Columbia, Mississippi church, 4 vols.

Burruss (John C.) and Strain (A.G.) Universalist Collection, 1890-1907
Documents relating to Universalist Church in Mississippi, 2 items.


Castleman (Rev. Thomas, II) Papers, 1850s-1860s
Sermons of Episcopalian minister in Louisiana and possibly also in Mississippi, .15 cu.ft.

Catholic Church Indulgence, 1737 (M 198)
To those visiting the paschal church of Saint John the Baptist, 1 item.

Cropwell Baptist Church (Alabama) Records, 1881-1923 (M 28)
Record book and membership list of this church in St. Clair County, Alabama, 2 items.


First Baptist Church Collection, 1991-2001
Bulletins, Sunday School planners, brochures, flyers of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi church, 1.45 cu.ft.


Gathering at the River: South Mississippi's Methodist Camp Meetings, 1990
Video tapes and edit sheets of documentary video produced by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 2 cu.ft.

Gonzales (Louisiana) Baptist Church Records, 1934-1943 (M 21)
Church roll, minutes, reports, budgets, correspondence, .20 cu.ft.

Grimke (Thomas S.) Address, 1831 (M 226)
Address at religious meeting by South Carolina State Senator Grimke, 1 item.


Ideal Primitive Baptist Church (Petal, Mississippi) Minutes, ca. 1888-2000
Minute books for Ideal Baptist Church in Petal, Mississippi, which began as Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church sometime prior to 1890. Minutes from two branches of Ideal Primitive Church in Perry County, Mississippi: Sapp Hill Church (1918-1936) and Runnelstown Primitive Baptist Church (1936-1975) are also included, 8 volumes.


Leaf River Baptist Church (Miss.) Minutes, 1829-1971 (M 146)
Minutes of this Covington County, Mississippi church, .25 cu.ft.


Mantinband (Rabbi Charles) Papers, 1931-1997 (M 327)
Writings, correspondence, photographs, and condolence letters on the death of this outspoken proponent of Civil Rights and Rabbi at Temple B'Nai Israel in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, .70 cu.ft.

McNeely (Lewis) Letter, 1849 (M 68)
Letter from McNeely in Water Valley, Mississippi requesting permission to preach to congregations in Chicakasaw Presbytery in north Mississippi, 1 item.

Methodist History Materials
Copies from J.B. Cain's book Methodism in the Mississippi Conference plus Madison County history, 1 folder.


Old Union Baptist Church Minutes, 1866-1878 (M 343)
Minutes of this Jasper County, Mississippi church, 1 item.


Price (James Earl) Mississippi History Collection
Materials relating to Methodism in Mississippi, the Civil Rights Movement, the alleged massacre of African American soldiers stationed at Camp Van Dorn in 1943, and other aspects of Mississippi history, .30 cu.ft.


Salem Baptist Church (Miss.) Records, 1874-1894 (M 121)
Records of this Covington County, Mississippi church, 1 folder.

Shelton Baptist Church (Moselle, Mississippi) Collection, 2007
Items pertaining to the 100th anniversary and homecoming celebration of Shelton Baptist Church in Moselle, Mississippi, held on October 14, 2007, 6 items.


Temple B'Nai Israel Records, 1960-1997
Minutes, scrapbooks, newsletters, programs, other of this Hattiesburg, Mississippi congregation, 3 cu.ft.


Wester (Dr. Brooks H.) Papers, 1940-1982
Documentation of his life as a Baptist preacher in the South, 14 cu.ft.

Williams (Howard S.) Papers, 1916-1960 (M 3)
Documentation of his career as a traveling evangelist, 1.8 cu.ft.

Revision date: February 3, 2010