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Salyers, Mary Alice, 1910-1998 - Letters To (Mss 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Salyers, Mary Alice, 1910-1998 - Letters To (Mss 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 430. Courtship letters sent to Mary Alice Salyers, Somerset, Kentucky from various suitors, chiefly Charles Duke Payne, a Christian minister and her future husband, Richard Allen Hays.


Craig, James Harvey, 1842-1929 (Sc 240), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Craig, James Harvey, 1842-1929 (Sc 240), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 240. Photocopy of autobiography written by James H. Craig, possibly in 1917. He was a native of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, although he was an Arkansas resident for several years. The autobiography contains much Craig family data. In addition, there is a photocopy of Craig's essay denouncing the evils of alcohol, possibly to be delivered as a speech


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Magruder-Clysdale Collection (Mss 284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Magruder-Clysdale Collection (Mss 284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 284. Correspondence of the Magruder and Clysdale families of Louisville, Kentucky, London, Ontario and Grand Bend, Ontario. The correspondence covers family matters and the progress of the Magruders' professional work and writing on Protestant theology and social issues. Includes photographs relating to the Clysdales and a related family, the Brighams.


A History Of The Arkansas Assemblies Of God 1908-1968, Earl R. Teeter Jan 1970

A History Of The Arkansas Assemblies Of God 1908-1968, Earl R. Teeter

OBU Graduate Theses

Religious freedom has played an important role in the nation and state. Because of the freedom guaranteed by the United States Constitution, a colorful array of denominations and sects have arisen. One group, the Pentecostals, have been called the ''Third force in Protestantism." Of this group the Assemblies of God are the largest, not only nationally and world-wide, but also in Arkansas. In fact, the Arkansas District of the Assemblies of God is the largest district per capital of any of the Assemblies of God Districts in the United States.

For some reason a study on the Arkansas Assemblies of ...


A Study Of The Executive Board Of The Arkansas Baptist State Convention 1900-1965, Carl Wesley Kluck Sr. Jan 1967

A Study Of The Executive Board Of The Arkansas Baptist State Convention 1900-1965, Carl Wesley Kluck Sr.

OBU Graduate Theses

In this study an analysis had been made of the Executive Board of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention. The investigation was limited to eight specific problems. The problems discussed are: (1) composition of the Board, (2) requisites for membership on the Board, (3) women on the Board, (4) personnel of the Board, (5) organization of the Board, (6) meetings of the Board, (7) duties of the Board, and (8) report of the Board.

In the examination of these problems an attempt was made to discover and to present relevant factual information derived from available primary sources.

Due to the nature ...


A History Of The Pickles Gap Baptist Church, Thomas Gary Hawkins Jan 1964

A History Of The Pickles Gap Baptist Church, Thomas Gary Hawkins

OBU Graduate Theses

The purpose of this thesis was to gather and to get in readable form information on the origin, life, personalities, and developments of the Pickles Gap Baptist Church in Faulkner County, Arkansas. The procedure took four lines: (1) a summary history from around 1878 to the present by families, (2) a review of the organizational and functional development, (3) a listing of family contributions to the work of the church, and (4) a resume of contributions by pastors.

The church began in 1878 as the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. In 1921 the name was changed to Pickles Gap Baptist Church ...