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Guide to Missionary Baptist Study

Accession Number: 85
Missionary Baptists: An Independent Study by Andrew L. Hogue
Papers: 1856-2000
Bulk: 2000
0.4 Linear Feet
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Series I - Missionary Baptists of Kentucky

Access and Use:

Provenance: The material in this collection was gathered as part of an Independent Study project (History 490A) by Berea College student, Andrew L. Hogue in the summer of 2000.

Preferred Citation: Missionary Baptist Study, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky.

Overview of the Collection

Materials in this collection include sound recordings of radio preaching, church worship services, and interviews; letters; Baptist Association minutes; and other printed items. They also include Andrew Hogue's review and interpretation of his research and information on his sources.

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A central focus of Andrew Hogue's work was tracing the evolution of mainstream Baptist thought in South Central Kentucky (Allen, Barren, and Monroe Counties) over the past fifty years. Doing this resulted in substantial documentation of the experiences and beliefs of several ministers, deacons, and other church members.

1 Manuscript Box

Series I Missionary Baptists of Kentucky Box 1

Papers and recordings documenting the history and beliefs of Misionary Baptists in Kentucky.

Box 1

  1. Introduction: A statement by Andrew Hogue of his project goals and an overview of Baptist origins in Europe, Britain, and North America.
  2. Transcripts of fifteen sermons by as many preachers, prepared from audio tape recordings of radio programs and church services dating from 1956 to 2000.
  3. Transcripts of nineteen interviews of elders, deacons and lay members, prepared from audio tapes recorded by Andrew Hogue during the spring and summer of 2000.
  4. Biographical Sketches by Andrew Hogue of eighteen Missionary Baptist Preachers who worked in the study area during the 20th century.
  5. Administrative and methodological materials including the project proposal, form letters and questionnaires for interview subjects, project bibliography, and statistics.
  6. Project final paper by Andrew Hogue
  7. List by title of primary and secondary sources Andrew Hogue photocopied for use in the project. (The actual photocopies were not provided.)
  8. Missionary Baptist Association Minutes:
    • Russell’s Creek Association of United Baptist, 1856
    • Siloam Missionary Baptist Association, 1961
    • Siloam Missionary Baptist Association, 1964
    • Green River Association of United Baptist, 1965
    • Liberty Association of Baptists, 1965
    • Allen Baptist Association, 1966
    • General Association of Missionary Baptists, 1969
    • Simpson Baptist Association, 1972
    • Siloam Missionary Baptist Association, 1974
  9. Inventory list of the twenty two audio cassette tapes of sermons and interviews referenced in the project, along with tapes themselves.

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