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Eugene Benjamin Hager Papers

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Eugene (Gene) Benjamin Hager (1928-2005) was Wake Forest College alumnus (1949), Baptist minister, and worked for the Baptist State Convention of N.C. Hager served as Director of Missions for 34 years, taking on the duties of treasurer as well. Materials in this collection include budgets, correspondence, mission updates, conference and meeting minutes, committee proposals, and newspaper clippings, as well as the organization's constitutions and by-laws.

Biographical and Historical Note

Eugene (Gene) Benjamin Hager (1928-2005) was a Wake Forest College alumnus (1949), Baptist minister, and worked for the Baptist State Convention of N.C. Hager served as Director of Missions for 34 years. He served several North Carolina Baptist associations, taking on the duties of treasurer as well. Hager also acted as a pastor and taught classes on the Old and New Testaments at Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, N.C.

Collection Overview

These documents relate to Hager's professional work during his time at the Baptist State Convention of N.C. Materials in this collection include correspondence, mission updates, conference and meeting minutes, committee proposals, newspaper clippings, organization constitutions, and by-laws; membership and budget materials are also included. Additionally, the organization's and revisions are included.

Collection Inventory

  • Association-related writings (undated) box 1 folder 13-14
  • Associational Administrative Team meeting minutes and correspondence (1998-2003) box 1 folder 5
  • Associational Directors of Missions Conference constitutions, bylaws, and related materials (1974-1999, undated) box 1 folder 7
  • Associational Missions Update newsletters (1987-2003) box 1 folder 11
  • Budget materials (1970-2004) box 1 folder 9-10
  • Code of Ethics for Baptist Workers, Director of Missions position outline (1990, undated) box 1 folder 2
  • Committee membership materials and reports (1981-2000) box 1 folder 15
  • Conference pamphlets, minutes, and related materials (1958-1969) box 1 folder 27
  • Conference pamphlets, minutes, and related materials (1970-1979) box 1 folder 25
  • Conference pamphlets, correspondence, and related materials (1980-1989) box 1 folder 26
  • Conference pamphlets, minutes, and related materials (1990-2003) box 1 folder 24
  • Convention-Associational Missionaries Relationship Committee materials (1972-1976) box 1 folder 16
  • Correspondence (1971-1992) box 1 folder 17
  • Director of Missions, Baptist State Convention reports, programs, conference materials (1971-1976) box 1 folder 4
  • Director of Missions, Biblical Recorder article (1947) box 1 folder 1
  • Director of Missions correspondence and related materials (1960-2004) box 1 folder 22
  • Director of Missions correspondence, flyers, and other materials (1960-2004) box 1 folder 21
  • Director of Missions news clippings and notes (1962-1969) box 1 folder 19
  • Director of Missions news clippings, member, report materials (1950-1959) box 1 folder 20
  • Directors of Missions conference materials (1983 July) box 1 folder 6
  • Directors of Missions conference reports and minutes (1981-1998) box 1 folder 28
  • Handwritten notes, financial materials, and correspondence (circa 1976-1980) box 1 folder 8
  • History project proposal, notes, and related materials (circa 1940-1973) box 1 folder 23
  • Meeting, event, and memorial service pamphlets and booklets (1966-1982) box 1 folder 30
  • Organization history draft, financial survey materials, and and conference materials (1970, undated) box 1 folder 18
  • Program and Funding Committee materials (circa 1989-2001) box 1 folder 29
  • Tarheel Quarterly newsletters (1977-1986) box 1 folder 12

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Eugene Benjamin Hager Papers
ID
MS681
Date [inclusive]
1947-2004
Extent
1.3 Linear Feet  1 record carton

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
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Preferred Citation
Eugene Benjamin Hager Papers (MS681), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

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