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Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.) minutes

Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.) minutes

Descriptive Summary

Title: Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.) minutes
Creator: Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1824-1965
Language(s): English
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms2027
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Yellow River Baptist Association of Georgia included churches located in Newton, Henry, Rockdale, Gwinnett, DeKalb, Fulton, and Clayton counties.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Yellow River Baptist Association (Ga.) minutes, ms2027, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Baptists -- Georgia.
Church records and registers -- Georgia.
Minutes (administrative records)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-3Minutes, 1824-1965