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Baptist Newspapers Collection

Finding Aid & Inventory

Baptist newspapers often served U.S. regions by connecting groups of Baptists who shared similar interests in news. Baptist newspapers also may be used to publicize the actions of a certain church or group of churches outside the church's membership of regional area. This collection includes Baptist newspapers from around the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Biographical and Historical Note

Baptist newspapers often served regions of the U.S. by creating connections between groups of Baptists who shared similar interests in news. Baptist newspapers also may be used to publicize the actions of a certain church or group of churches outside the church's membership of regional area.

Collection Overview

This collection includes Baptist newspapers from around the United States, published in the 19th and 20th centuries. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Collection Inventory

  • Atlantic Messenger, vols. 2-6  (1902-1905) box 2 folder 9
  • The Baptist, Baltimore, MD, vol. 11, no. 27; vol. 12, nos. 38, 42, 50  (1892-1894) box 2 folder 14
  • Baptist Herald, Greensboro, N.C., no. 26 (1927 June 29) box 2 folder 11
  • Baptist Messenger, Wingate, N.C., vol. 2, nos. 9-10, 20; vol. 3, nos. 1, 3  (1905-1915) box 2 folder 7
  • The Baptist Messenger, Newton, N.C., vol. 3, no. 26 (1924 November 13) box 1 folder 6
  • The Baptist Sunday School Monthly, vol. 1, no. 5 (1886 September) box 1 folder 2
  • Baptist Worker, Gastonia, N.C, vol. 2, no. 10 (1900 December) box 1 folder 9
  • Bible Baptist, vol. 1, nos. 1, 3 (1898 December) box 1 folder 10
  • Blue Ridge Baptist, vol. 3, nos. 31-32, 34-35, 37-41  (1903) box 2 folder 8
  • Broad Street Worker, Winston, N.C., vol. 1, no. 3 (1892 December ) box 1 folder 7
  • Carolina Baptist, vol. 5, no. 39 (1857 September 2) box 2 folder 13
  • Central Messenger, vol. 1, nos. 7,10  (1911) box 2 folder 1
  • Charity and Children, vol. 45, no. 5  (1933 March 23) box 2 folder 11
  • The Conflict, Memphis, Tenn. and Blue Mountain, Miss., vol. 1, no. 5 (1925 Feburary 22) box 2 folder 4
  • Gaston County Baptist Messenger historical issue (1923 December 14) box 2 folder 6
  • Gastonia Times, vol. 12 (1923 July 19) box 2 folder 10
  • Gospel Herald, Raleigh, N.C., vol. 1, nos. 1, 3, 4  (1888) box 2 folder 5
  • The Helper of Baptists Churches of Wilmington and Eastern Association; vol. 1, no. 7 (1900 August 1) box 2 folder 3
  • North Carolina Baptist Missionary Worker, vol. 1, no. 1 (1886 January) box 1 folder 1
  • North Carolina Sunday School Chautauquan   (1894) box 2 folder 2
  • The Searchlight, Forth Worth, TX, vol. 6, no. 10; vol. 7, no. 15  (1923-1924) box 2 folder 12
  • Southwide Baptist and Ridgecrest Reporter, vol. 1, nos. 1-2 (1921 December) box 1 folder 8
  • The Stanley Baptist, vol. 1, nos. 2, 6, 7, 10-12  (1913-1914) box 1 folder 5
  • Vance County Union, vol. 1, no. 2 (1910 December) box 1 folder 3
  • West Chowan Baptist Messenger, vol. 1, no. 4 (1906 August 1) box 1 folder 4

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Baptist Newspapers Collection
ID
MS887
Date [inclusive]
1857-1933
Quantity
2 oversize boxes
Extent
3.5  Linear Feet

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, 2018 January
Revision Description
Revised by Stephanie Bennett, 2022
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Baptist Newspaper Collection (MS887), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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