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1 Title:   Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.) minutes  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.)  
  Dates:   1824-1965  
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The collection consists of minutes of the Yellow River Baptist Association from 1824-1965. The organizing minutes of 1824 include by-laws, purpose of the organization, and a list of original members. Subsequent minutes document topics discussed and decisions made by Association members, and include a list of member churches and their respective ministers; and for each church the number of members baptized, received by letter, excommunicated, dismissed, or deceased within each year. The volumes also include circular letters of spiritual guidance.
 
  Identifier:   ms2027  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Danburg Baptist Church records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Danburg Baptist Church (Wilkes County, Ga.)  
  Dates:   1834-1981  
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The collection consists of records of the Danburg Baptist Church and its predecessor, the Newford Baptist Church located in Wilkes County, Georgia. Included are minutes and church membership records.
 
  Identifier:   ms2761  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   James Stewart letter to Patrick Hues Mell  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Stewart, James, 1793-1870  
  Dates:   1859 August 26  
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Letter dated August 26, 1859, Macon, written to P. H. Mell from James Stewart. Stewart is contemplating doing a series of sermons of various denominations of Georgia. These, along with a portrait of the author, will be published in the "Georgia Pulpit." Stewart wants Mell to send a sermon along with an ambrotype for publication. Stewart wants to change the purpose and name of the "Southern Methodist" and the "Georgia Pulpit" will be its successor.
 
  Identifier:   ms1312  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Patrick Hues Mell papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mell, P. H. (Patrick Hues), 1814-1888  
  Dates:   1829-1888  
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The collection consists of the papers of Patrick Hues Mell from 1829-1888. The papers include correspondence; compositions, including sermons; newspaper clippings; and bound volumes. The correspondence includes letters documenting his involvement in the Georgia Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention, the Baptist Church in general, and the University of Georgia. The collection also includes an 1885 roll of delegates and committees of the Southern Baptist Convention and a letterbook (Dec. 1884 - Dec. 1887) as Chancellor of the University of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms60  
  Repository:   University of Georgia Archives  
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5 Title:   Butler family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Barrow family  
  Dates:   1820-1950  
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The collection consists of papers of the Butler family of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia from ca. 1820-1950. Contains correspondence to various members of the Butler family including Col. D.E. Butler, Peter Walton Butler, and Bessie Butler. Correspondents of Bessie Butler include Benjamin W. Hunt of Eatonton, Joseph Jacobs of Atlanta, and J. Quinn West of Thomaston, Georgia, all which discuss family matters and Georgia politics. The collection also contains medical notes from college (1820s); an autograph album of Ginnie T. Walton (1849-1850); glass plate negatives of Thurlston, the Butler home in Madison (1880s); and a diary of Baptist minister Jesse Mercer describing a journey (March-June 1820) to Philadelphia to attend a Baptist convention.
 
  Identifier:   ms1639  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   John B. Bell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bell family  
  Dates:   1864-1963  
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The collection consists of papers of John B. Bell and the Bell and Bolling families of Stephens, Oglethorpe County, Georgia from 1864-1963. The papers include correspondence, bills, receipts, legal papers, bank statements and checks, printed material, and letters of dismission from various Baptist churches in Georgia. The correspondence is mainly personal between family members and friends but also includes letters pertaining to John B. Bell's law practice and business interests (1891-1920), the Georgia Baptist Convention, farming and the Agricultural Adjustment Administration (1926-1945), and letters between Florence B. Hawkins and her son Walter H. Bolling during his army service in England during World War II. Correspondents include Nolda Bell, Edward H. Bell, Elizabeth C. Bell, Mollie S. Bell, and Joseph S. Bolling.
 
  Identifier:   ms740  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   John McIntosh Kell family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Kell family  
  Dates:   1784-1927  
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The collection consists of papers of the John McIntosh Kell family and the DeVotie and d'Antignac family. Included is correspondence, post cards, diaries, farm account books, and photographs. Items of interest include a 1784 will of John Kell of Liberty County; a Franklin County jury list of 1836, and Confederate roll of Company K, 10th Georgia Regiment, Kershaw's Division.
 
  Identifier:   ms2323  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Clarence L. Jordan papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jordan, Clarence  
  Dates:   1920-1984  
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Correspondence, audiotapes and transcripts, and other papers, relating to Clarence Jordan, Koinonia Farm, a religious and interracial community near Americus, Ga., which he founded in 1942, and his Cotton Patch Gospels; together with correspondence to his wife, Florence (Kroeger) Jordan, concerning his death and legal matters. Includes correspondence to his mother while a student at University of Georgia and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, original Koinonia commitment, and coroner's report on Jordan's death. Topics include an alleged insurance claim scandal and racial violence.
 
  Identifier:   ms2340  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Dudley Mays Hughes Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hughes, Dudley Mays, 1848-1927.  
  Dates:   1847-1976  
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The collection consists of personal, political, and business papers of the Hughes family from 1806 to 1971. The collection provides insight into agricultural practices, Georgia society and politics, national politics, white and black relations in the South, women in the South, and economic and educational concerns of Americans during that time. The collection also includes farm journals (circa 1840s-1900s), printed materials, scrapbooks, speeches, and a book of freedman's accounts.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/060/DMH  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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