14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Baptists.

  1. Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    110,000 items. 342 containers plus 19 oversize. 134.4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

  2. Robert Carter papers, 1685-1828

    70 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Tobacco planter and iron manufacturer. Correspondence, memorandum books, account books, and religious writings relating primarily to the operation of Nomini Hall in Westmoreland County, Va., other Virginia estates, shipment of tobacco, the Baltimore Iron Works, and his affiliation with the Baptists and the Swedenborgian Church of the New Jerusalem.

  3. Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    5,000 items. 8 containers. 3.6 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert’s service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

  4. Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection, 2008-2009

    4489 items.. 412 sound files (mp3, wav, wma on 128 CD-Rs) : digital, sound.. 16 sound cassettes : analog.. 211 photographs (jpg, doc) : digital, color.. 35 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 83 videodiscs (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. 9 videocassettes (MiniDV, VHS, Hi-8) : sound, color ; various sizes.. 3600 pages (7 boxes, 3 linear feet). 123 text files (pdf, doc, jpg, rtf, pub, ppt) : digital.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Inauguration 2009 Sermons and Orations Project collection includes manuscripts (letters, sermons, orations, church programs, etc.), audio and video recordings, photographs, and other graphic materials created by the public in response to the 2009 election and inauguration of President Barack Obama and collected by the American Folklife Center. Includes submissions from over 300 individuals, religious and secular organizations, from 39 states and the District of Columbia, and from Nairobi, Kenya and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, recorded January 16-25, 2009.

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  5. William Henry Allison diaries, 1868-1940

    58 items. 15 containers. 4.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and clergyman. Diaries kept by Allison recording his daily activities as a historian, clergyman, and consultant to the Library of Congress in church history. Includes a diary, 1868-1869, kept by his grandmother, Mary Ireland Allison, and an index to the volumes.

  6. Nelson W. Jordan family papers, circa 1864-2003

    1,100 items. 16 containers plus 8 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Former slave, soldier, and clergyman. Photographs, correspondence, personal and family Bibles, family trees and other genealogical information, scrapbooks, diaries, speeches and writings, sermons, notebooks, school work, school publications, diplomas, posters, and printed matter, documenting Jordan family members and in-laws in Virgina and New Jersey in the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries.

  7. Eleanor Dickinson collection, 1901-2004

    manuscripts: 90 folders.. preservation tapes: 99 sound tape reels (261 hrs. 30 min.) : analog, 2 track, various speeds ; 10 in.. 86 sound cassettes : analog.. 170 video reels ; various sizes.. 11 videocassettes ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 x 5 in.. 17 color slides.. 222 powerpoint slides : digital prints, grayscale.. 2 artifacts.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection of video recordings, sound recordings, manuscripts, photographs, graphic materials, and artifacts documents Protestant religious revival meetings of various denominations in the southern Appalachian region, primarily in Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Virginia, and Georgia. The collection includes interviews with church leaders and members of congregations, and documentation of religious services, healing services, revivals, hymn singing, sermons, snake handling, and other religious rites and customs recorded by Eleanor Dickinson from 1968 to 1991. Other topics include beekeeping, church roadside signs, religious quilts, snake hunting, drinking strychnine, decorating graves in cemeteries, church dinners, and more. Included are some religious and secular radio programs recorded by Dickinson, including programs from Nashville, Tennessee, featuring bluegrass music, and a program featuring Paul Simon; and documentation of Protestant revivals in Oakland and San Francisco, California. Dickinson's interviews with visionary artist Rev. Howard Finster on various occasions between August 1, 1981 and July 25, 1991 in Summerville, Georgia, are included in the collection. The collection also includes audio logs and transcripts, video logs, the collector's powerpoint presentations (2004), documentation of Dickinson's exhibition, "Revival!," at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1970; and other manuscripts.

  8. Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project collection, 1977-1981

    13 linear ft.. 161 folders.. 428 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 and 7 in.. 39 sound cassettes (60 and 90 min. each) : analog.. 2 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.. circa 25,000 photographs : black and white, color.. 114 photographic prints : black and white.. 14 videocassettes (U-Matic) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.. 1 wooden puzzle.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of sound recordings, video recordings, photographs, manuscripts, sheet music, printed ephemera, artifacts, administrative records, and ethnographers' field notes related to the 1978 Blue Ridge Parkway Project field survey, conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, in cooperation with the National Park Service, in and around an area of the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Virginia and North Carolina border. The project documented old-time music, tales, hunting and hunting stories, farming, tobacco cultivation and auctions, vernacular architecture, quilting, foodways (including drying, canning, and baking), religious music and beliefs, as well as dance events featuring square dancing and flatfoot dancing. Recordings and photographs document local music (including concerts, fiddlers' contests, and music in homes), community events, church services and baptisms, local radio programs, and interviews with white and African American residents. .

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  9. Don Yoder collection of tape and disc recordings

    381 items. 1 box (approximately 79 items). 77 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 92 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes. 128 sound cassettes : analog. 1 sound disc : analog, 45 rpm ; 6 in.. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; 3 1/2 in. x 5 in.. 1 photographic negative : black and white ; 3 in. x 1 1/2 in.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings made by professor Don Yoder to document various religious sects and religious and secular folk traditions primarily in Pennsylvania and in the northeastern United States. Included are recordings of Pennsylvania German conversation, interviews, hymns, prayers, church services including sermons, folk dance music, humorous songs, and folk festivals. Manuscripts include a few published articles by Don Yoder and various folk festival programs.

  10. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items. 16 containers. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary in Nigeria.