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Georgia Baptist Church and Association Sources

by Jeremy M. Brown last modified Jul 30, 2011 10:59 AM
  • American Baptist Register, for 1852 (Burrows, J. Lansing)
    (SpC call number BX6213 .A45 1852)
    • Mainline, Free Will, and Primitive Baptist churches and associations; tables included church name, constitution date, pastor, number of baptisms, and number of members; separate listing of names and residences of ministers
  • Analytical Repository (Holcombe, Henry, Savannah, 1802-1803)
    (SpC call number: microfilm; BX6201 .A53)
  • Annual Register of the Baptist Denomination . . . (Asplund, John; First edition, April 1792; Second edition, September 1792); Universal Register of the Baptist Denomination . . . (Asplund, John; Third edition, 1794);Universal Annual Register of the Baptist Denomination (Asplund, John; Fourth edition, 1796)
    • First, second, and third editions: Georgia Baptist Association (constituted 1784); General Baptist Association (constituted 1790); Fourth edition: Georgia Baptist Association; General Baptist Association; Lower District (Hephzibah) Baptist Association (constituted 1794)
      (All four editions: SpC call number: microfilm; First edition: SpC call number: BX6213 .A6; Third edition: Tarver 3rd floor call number: BX6233 .A86)
  • Association Vertical File
  • The Baptist Almanac and Annual Register/. . ./American Baptist Year-Book (1847-present, American Baptist Publication Society)
    • Annual listings of associations and statistical charts; Primitive and African-American churches included
  • Baptist Conventions, General Associations, and District Associations in Georgia
    (spiral — latest edition)
  • The Baptist Missionary Magazine (Baptist General Convention, 1836-1845, American Baptist Missionary Union, 1846-1849, 1871-1909)
    • Annual charts of associations, statistical information related to church membership, clerks= names, locations of upcoming association meetings; some Primitive and African-American Baptist churches included
  • Baptists of Early America: A Statistical History, 1639-1790 (Gardner, Robert G.)
    (SpC call number BX6233 .G36 1983)
    • Study of mainline, African-American, and Free Will churches and associations; see Georgia churches, Georgia Baptist Association, and South Carolina-Georgia General Baptist Association
  • The Christian Index Church Card File
  • Church Vertical File
  • Churches and Church Membership in the United States (1974 Georgia pages)
    (SpC call number BR526 .C48)
    • Listing of most Baptist bodies, except Holiness Baptists
  • Churches and Church Membership in the United States (1982, 1990, 2000)
    (Tarver 2nd floor reference call number BR526 .C48)
    • Listing of most Baptist bodies, except Holiness Baptists
  • The Columbian Star/The Christian Index (1822-present)
  • County/Church Card File
  • A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America and Other Parts of the World (Benedict, David)
    (SpC call number BX6231 .B43 1813)
    • Georgia Baptist churches listed by association; earliest known list of associations, churches, pastors, and memberships; some African-American churches included
  • A General History of the Baptist Denomination in America and Other Parts of the World (Benedict, David)
    (SpC call number BX6231 .B4 1848)
    • Georgia Baptist associations (over 40 in number) and church statistics, including mainline, Primitive, and United (Free Will) associations; African-American churches listed within the Savannah Baptist Association
  • Georgia Baptist Church Records
    (spiral — latest edition)
  • Georgia Baptist Convention Annuals
    • Beginning in 1846, lists of churches and associations; early lists encompass associations other than those cooperating with the Convention; some African-American associations are included
  • Historical Atlas of Religion in America (Gaustad, Edwin S., 1962, 1976, 2000)
    (Tarver 2nd floor reference call number G1201 .E4 G3)
    • Listing of most denominations
  • The Latter Day Luminary (Rice, Luther, 1818-1825)
    • Annual charts of mainline associations, statistical information related to church membership, clerks= names, locations of upcoming association meetings
  • Published Association Histories (See BearCat online catalog — Author, title, subject, keywords)
  • Published Church Histories (See BearCat online catalog — Author, title, subject, keywords)
  • Report on Statistics of Churches in the United States at the Eleventh Census, 1890 (United States. Census Office)
    (SpC call number I 12.5:3)
  • Religious Bodies (United States. Bureau of the Census)
    (SpC call number BR525 .A3, 1906, 1916, 1926, 1936)
    • Listing of most Baptist bodies, except Holiness Baptists
  • The Triennial Baptist Register. No. 2.-1836 (Allen, I. M.)
    (SpC call number BX6213 .T7 1836)
    • Mainline, as well as a few Primitive, Baptist churches and associations
  • The United States Baptist Annual Register and Almanac (Allen, I. M.)
    (SpC call number BX6213 .U62 1832, 1833)
    • Mainline, as well as a few Primitive, Baptist churches and associations
  • Viewpoints: Georgia Baptist History (1968-present), Indexes to
    (SpC serials)
  • Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches
    (See BearCat for many editions)
    • Listing of most Baptist bodies, except Holiness Baptists
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