Lexington (Georgia) Baptist Church history and notes

Lexington (Georgia) Baptist Church history and notes

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Lexington Baptist Church (Lexington, Ga.).
Title: Lexington (Georgia) Baptist Church history and notes
Dates: 1852-1964, undated
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s) (5 items)
Coll. Number: ms584

Biographical/Historical Note

Lexington Baptist Church was incorporated in 1852 in Lexington, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a reproduction of 33 pages of a manuscript history of Lexington (Georgia) Baptist Church and accompanying notes. The history gives a list of trustees from when the church was incorporated in 1852, a list of pastors from 1847-1937, and lists of some of the deacons, treasurers, etc. Accompanying notes include: one church bulletin dated June 1964; and the front page of the Oglethorpe Echo dated Thursday Jan. 24, 1963, featuring three photographs under the caption "Lexington Baptist WMS Celebrate 75th Anniversary in Period Costumes." Additional newspaper articles (undated, unsigned) include: “Lexington Baptist Burn Pastorium Note” (“National Editorial Association, 1962, Affiliate member” printed on reverse side); and “Baptists Slate Homecoming.”

Index Terms

Church officers--Georgia--Lexington--History.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lexington (Georgia) Baptist Church history and notes, ms584, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1History, 1852-1964, undated