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M.A. Huggins was an alumnus of Wake Forest College (Class of 1912); Executive Director-Treasurer of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, 1932-1959; and historian.

His papers consist of family and biographical information; correspondence; speeches; and special files on the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Wake Forest College, Baptist schools in North Carolina, and his history of North Carolina Baptists published in 1967.

Biographical and Historical Note

M.A. Huggins was an alumnus of Wake Forest College (Class of 1912); Executive Director-Treasurer of the  Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, 1932-1959; and historian

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Collection Overview

His papers consist of family and biographical information; correspondence; speeches; and special files on the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Wake Forest College, Baptist schools in North Carolina, and his history of North Carolina Baptists published in 1967.

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Collection Inventory

  • Biographical/Family Papers / Box 1
    • Biographical information, (1932-1958) / Box 1 Folder 1
    • Clippings about, (1932-1958) / Box 1 Folder 2
    • Clippings about, (1958-1976) / Box 1 Folder 3
    • Clippings about, (1932) / Box 1 Folder 4
    • Clippings about, (undated) / Box 1 Folder 5
    • Durham High School (Class of 1918) reunion, (1968) / Box 1 Folder 6
    • Golden Wedding Anniversary Register, (1968) / Box 1 Folder 7
    • Golden Wedding Anniversary Scrapbook, (1968) / Box 1 Folder 8
    • Photographs / Box 1 Folder 9
    • Tributes to / Box 1 Folder 10
    • World War 1 mementoes / Box 1 Folder 11
    • Mrs. M. A. Huggins (Katiebet) notes / Box 1 Folder 12
    • Minnie Morris Huggins [daughter] / Box 1 Folder 13
  • Correspondence
    • A, (1951-1970) / Box 1 Folder 14
    • B, (1928-1968) / Box 1 Folder 15
    • C, (1928-1971) / Box 1 Folder 16
    • D, (1941-1969) / Box 1 Folder 17
    • E, (1932-1964) / Box 1 Folder 18
    • F, (1942-1964) / Box 1 Folder 19
    • G, (1944-1968) / Box 1 Folder 20
    • H, (1939-1969) / Box 1 Folder 21
    • I, (1959-1969) / Box 1 Folder 22
    • J, (1942-1969) / Box 1 Folder 23
    • K, (1935-1968) / Box 1 Folder 24
    • L, (1936-1969) / Box 1 Folder 25
    • M, (1932-1970) / Box 1 Folder 26
    • N, (1932-1967) / Box 1 Folder 27
    • O, (1956-1967) / Box 1 Folder 28
    • P-Q, (1937-1968) / Box 1 Folder 29
    • R, (1958-1968) / Box 1 Folder 30
    • S, (1932-1970) / Box 1 Folder 31
    • T, (1951-1968) / Box 1 Folder 32
    • U-V, (1958) / Box 1 Folder 33
    • W, (1925-1968) / Box 1 Folder 34
    • Y, (1959-1969) / Box 1 Folder 35
    • Staff letters to Huggins, (1959) / Box 1 Folder 36
    • Letters of appreciation to Dr. and Mrs. Huggins, (1959) / Box 1 Folder 37
  • North Carolina Baptist State Convention
    • Agencies and Institutions, (1830-1950) / Box 1 Folder 38
    • Baptist Foundation / Box 1 Folder 39
    • Baptist Home for the Aging / Box 1 Folder 40
    • Baptist Hospital, (1922-) / Box 1 Folder 41
    • Biblical Recorder (history), (1833-1933) / Box 1 Folder 42
    • Clippings
      •  (1932-1968) / Box 1 Folder 43
      • Scrapbook, (1932-1948) / Box 1 Folder 44
      • Scrapbook, (1949-1959) / Box 2 Folder 45
      •  (Undated) / Box 2 Folder 46
    • North Carolina Baptist State Convention
      • History, (1932-1959) / Box 2 Folder 47
      • Issues/proposals / Box 2 Folder 48
      • Minutes notes, (1830-1880) / Box 2 Folder 49
      • Orphanage and the Convention, (1884-1934) / Box 2 Folder 50
      • Orphanage and the Convention, (1935-1965) / Box 2 Folder 51
      • Programs, (1955, 1957) / Box 2 Folder 52
      • Statistics, (1957-1964) / Box 2 Folder 53
    • Tribute to Huggins at the Special Convention, Part 1 and Part 2 (May, 1959,) / Box 2 Folder 54-55
  • Historical Notes
    • Church lists and association lists / Box 2 Folder 56
      • Associations
        • Alexander / Box 2 Folder 57
        • Brier Creek / Box 2 Folder 58
        • Cape Fear / Box 2 Folder 59
        • Cedar Creek / Box 2 Folder 60
        • Chowan / Box 2 Folder 61
        • Goshen / Box 2 Folder 62
        • Kehukee / Box 2 Folder 63
        • Neuse / Box 2 Folder 64
        • Pamlico / Box 2 Folder 65
        • Pee Dee / Box 2 Folder 66
        • Raleigh / Box 2 Folder 67
        • Salem / Box 2 Folder 68
        • Sandy Creek / Box 2 Folder 69
        • South Fork / Box 2 Folder 70
        • Tar River / Box 2 Folder 71
        • Tuckaseigee / Box 2 Folder 72
        • Union / Box 2 Folder 73
        • West Chowan / Box 2 Folder 74
        • Yadkin / Box 2 Folder 75
      • Churches
        • Beaufort / Box 2 Folder 76
        • Columbia / Box 2 Folder 77
        • Mineral Springs / Box 2 Folder 78
        • Raleigh First / Box 2 Folder 79
    • Miscellaneous notes on churches and associations / Box 2 Folder 80
    • Newspaper clippings/articles, (1933-1965) / Box 2 Folder 81
    • Miscellaneous notes, some biographical information / Box 2 Folder 82
  • Baptist Schools/Education
    • Campbell College, (1887-) / Box 2 Folder 83
    • ``Christian Education in North Carolina'' / Box 2 Folder 84
    • Chowan College, (1848-1935) / Box 2 Folder 85
    • Commencements, (1957-1960) / Box 2 Folder 86
    • Fruitland Baptist Assembly and school / Box 2 Folder 87
    • Fruitland Baptist School, ``Inspiration'' [Yearbook], (removed from folder and placed on library shelflist) (1952) / Box 2 Folder 88
    • The Future of Church Schools / Box 2 Folder 89
    • Gardner-Webb College, (1903-1967) / Box 2 Folder 90
    • Mars Hill College, (1957-1966) / Box 2 Folder 91
    • Meredith College, (1891-1964) / Box 2 Folder 92
    • Reynoldson Institute, ((1850s), 1959) / Box 2 Folder 93
    • Robeson Institute ((1891-1907), 1939) / Box 2 Folder 94
    • Southeastern Theological Seminary, (1951, 1958) / Box 2 Folder 95
    • University of North Carolina / Box 2 Folder 96-97
    • Wingate College, (1895-1966) / Box 2 Folder 98
  • Wake Forest College
    • College handbook, (1909-1910) / Box 2 Folder 99
    • History notes, (1834-1934) / Box 2 Folder 100
    • History notes, (1935-1959) / Box 2 Folder 101
    • Annual Giving Campaigns, (1964-1968) / Box 2 Folder 102
    • Birthplace Society, (1957-1960) / Box 2 Folder 103
    • Correspondence, (1959-1967) / Box 2 Folder 104
    • 50th reunion, (1962) / Box 2 Folder 105
  • Speeches and Addresses
    • Speeches and addresses, (1934-1968) / Box 2 Folder 106
    • Slater Loan Fund, (1927-1930) / Box 2 Folder 107
  • Writings: / Box 3
    • A History of North Carolina Baptists, ([Published, 1967])
      • Appendices / Box 3 Folder 108
      • Committee working with Huggins / Box 3 Folder 109
      • Research notes / Box 3 Folder 110
      • Chapters 1-13 (bound), 168pp. / Box 3 Folder 111
      • Chapters 1-11 (bound) / Box 3 Folder 112-122
      • Preface / Box 3 Folder 123
      • Bibliography / Box 3 Folder 124
      • Author's preface / Box 3 Folder 125
      • Prologue / Box 3 Folder 126
      • Chapters 1-10 / Box 3 Folder 127-136
      • North Carolina: A Backward State / Box 3 Folder 137
      • The final division - (1827) / Box 3 Folder 138
      • Preface / Box 3 Folder 139
      • Prologue / Box 3 Folder 140
      • Chapters 1-18 / Box 3 Folder 141-158
      • Chapters, 19-29 / Box 4 Folder 159-169
      • Index / Box 3 Folder 170
    • Articles (Huggins), (1952, 1955, n.d.) / Box 3 Folder 171
    • Brief Baptist History through the 17th Century / Box 3 Folder 172
    • ``From Martin Luther to the Present Time'' / Box 3 Folder 173
    • ``North Carolina: A Backward State'' / Box 3 Folder 174
    • Sermons and Sunday School lessons / Box 3 Folder 175
    • Sorrow and its Cure / Box 3 Folder 176
    • Statements to the press, (1957, n.d.) / Box 3 Folder 177
    • The Text of the Bible / Box 3 Folder 178
    • Tithing / Box 3 Folder 179
    • Tobacco industry history / Box 3 Folder 180
    • War, Reconstruction, and the University / Box 3 Folder 181
    • High School Libraries in North Carolina. / Box 3 Folder 182 ([MA Thesis, 1929])
    • On Kanta and other philosophy / Box 3 Folder 183
    • Funeral sermons / Box 3 Folder 184
    • John C. Fremont / Box 3 Folder 185
    • Reviews of History of North Carolina Baptists, (1967-1968) / Box 3 Folder 186
    • Notes for inspirational occasions / Box 3 Folder 187
    • Osment, Luther, "Charisma" / Box 3 Folder 188
    • Tallant, Marjorie Lee, The Historical Development of North Carolina Baptists: A Study of Their Origins, Growth, Transition, and Division from 1714 to 1860. MA Thesis. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Carbon Copy. (1952.) / Box 3 Folder 189
    • Experiment in Jesus' Way of Life. / Box 3 Folder 190
    • Prophetic Ministry. / Box 3 Folder 191
    • Western Baptist Conveintion of North Carolina Notes, (1846-1902.) / Box 3 Folder 192
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Newspaper Printing blocks (photographs). / Box 4 Folder 193
    • Appointment Calendars, (1937-63.)
  • Photographs:
    • Huggins, M. A. Head and shoulders pose. Holding glasses. Black and white. (n.d.) / Box 4 Folder 194
    • Huggins, M. A. Head and shoulders pose. Hand on chin. Burnie Batrchelor, photographer, Raleigh, North Carolina Black and white print. (n.d.) / Box 4 Folder 195

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Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Huggins, Maloy Alton, 1890-1971
Title
Maloy Alton Huggins Papers,
ID
MS178
Date [inclusive]
1909-1971
Extent
9.0 linear feet 4 bankers boxes and 1 shef of loose plans and stage designs

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2004
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Acquisitions Information
Gift from Mrs. M.A. Huggins, Raleigh, North Carolina, Mar. 14, 1975. MS 178
Processing Information
Processed by John Woodard. Encoded by Apex, October, 2004. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), with support provided through North Carolina ECHO
Preferred Citation
MS178, Maloy Alton Huggins Papers, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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