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Religion -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Tony Alamo Materials

Identifier: MC 1673
Scope and Content Note The collection includes circulars and flyers put forth by the ministry and typically placed on car windshields by Alamo followers. Also included are copies of the Alamo Christian Ministries World Newsletter, as well as a 2006 reprint of Tony Alamo’s The Messiah According to Bible Prophecy, originally published in 1980. Other materials include online source materials and newspaper clippings. Finally, the collection includes six...
Dates: 1976-present

Arkansas Missionary Baptist Records

Identifier: MS B229 Sup. 2
Scope and Content Note Minutes and proceedings, yearbooks, directories, and related material pertaining to the Arkansas Missionary Baptists and to related Baptist groups for the period. The collection is divided into series dealing with congregations, district, state-wide, and national associations of: Missionary Baptists in Arkansas; Missionary Baptists in states other than Arkansas, and other Baptist church groups both within and without Arkansas. Included in the latter category are the Landmark Missionary...
Dates: 1857-1970

Baldwin Church of Christ Records

Identifier: MC 882
Scope and Content Note

Ledger and ledger pages containing business meeting minutes (1953-1960), membership and attendance lists (1951-1954), and financial records (1929-1966) of the Baldwin Church of Christ, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Dates: 1929-1966

Leerie Ball Papers

Identifier: MC 875
Scope and Content Note

The papers contain correspondence to and from friends and preachers; diaries of church meetings, baptisms, and other events; sermon notes; records of northwest Arkansas churches; photographs of family, students, and northwest Arkansas subjects.

Dates: 1924-1969

Baptists. Arkansas. Little Rock Association of Regular Baptists Minutes

Identifier: MS B229L
Scope and Content Note

"Minutes of the Little Rock Association of Regular Baptists,: Held at Salem Church, Clark County, Arkansas Territory, on the first Saturday in November, 1825." Little Rock, William E. Woodruff, Printer.

Dates: 1825

Baptists. Arkansas. White River Church Proceedings

Identifier: MS B229Wh 233E
Scope and Content Note

One-page "Rules of decorum" followed by proceedings of monthly "conference" of the congregation, October 2, 1830 - July 1839. Record is incomplete, with pages wanting.

Dates: 1830-1839

Vernie L. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: MC 1687
Scope and Content Note

The Vernie L. Bartlett Papers contain correspondence from various family members, newspaper clippings, and over one hundred and fifty hand-written sermons. There are also photographs documenting life at the School of the Ozarks, Vernie Bartlett’s experiences in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II, Bartlett family life, as well as images of rural religious life in Arkansas.

Dates: 1921-1999

Bethlehem Church Records

Identifier: MC 1351
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of photocopies of minutes and other records of Bethlehem Church, Washington County, Arkansas, with copies of published information about the church.

Dates: 1887-1922

Boonsboro Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records

Identifier: MS C9128
Scope and Content Note

Session minutes of the Salem congregation, 1865-1905, Boonsboro, Washington County, Arkansas. 1 volume, published in Washington County Historical Society Bulletin Series.

Dates: 1865-1905

Robert Lewis Cabe Papers

Identifier: MC 1898
Content Description The collection includes the papers of Robert Lewis Cabe, a Saline County, Arkansas-based Methodist minister, including diaries and records of his church work. Also included are two portraits of family members and a historical sketch of the Joseph Hope family, his wife Sarah Della Hope Cabe's family. As documented in the collection, Cabe's ministry work took him throughout Saline County and other parts of Arkansas, while he and his family lived in Benton for most of the time period documented...
Dates: circa 1912-1918

Cane Hill, Arkansas Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records

Identifier: MS C9130
Scope and Content Note

Session minutes of the Cane Hill congregation, 1845-1860, 1866-1922, Cane Hill, Washington County, Arkansas.

2 volumes. Books 2 and 3, published in Washington County Historical Society Bulletin Series.

Dates: 1845-1860; 1866-1922

Cane Hill, Arkansas, Missionary Society Records

Identifier: MC 1252
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of minute books of the Society and of the Women's Association (Vera Skinner Circle) of Cane Hill United Presbyterian Church, as well as of the financial records of the Society.

Dates: 1877-1986

Center Street Church of Christ Records

Identifier: MC 873
Scope and Content Note

The records include an incomplete set of minutes (1897-1949), directories (1902-1968), Bible school records (1906-1942), and bulletins (1944-1986).

Dates: 1897-1986

Cincinnati Cumberland Presbyterian Church Records

Identifier: MC 1484
Scope and Content Note The volume contains the minutes of the church council meetings from 1870 to 1909. It also contains the membership rosters, lists of deacons and priests, marriages, and adult and infant baptisms from 1870 to 1909; these lists were updated through 1919 in the case of members leaving. The meeting minutes record when members joined or left the church. They also document occasional hearings on members who engaged in "unchristian" behavior, such as public intoxication or dancing. The council...
Dates: 1870-1919

Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Arkansas Records

Identifier: MS C91m
Scope and Content Note

Minutes of the Arkansas synod of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Dates: 1914-1915; 1923; 1925; 1927; 1930

Samuel W. Davies Historical Sketches

Identifier: MS D28
Scope and Content Note

Sermon preached by the Reverend Mr. Davies in January, 1884, summarizing the history of Fayetteville Presbyterian (U. S.) Church from its organization in 1873, together with other historical and biographical sketches pertaining to the history of the congregation and to the life and ministry of Davies, its pastor from 1874 until his retirement in 1902.

Dates: 1884; 1921

Episcopal Bishops of Arkansas Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1735
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence and other materials concerning Bishop Henry Niles Pierce, Bishop George Washington Freeman, Bishop Henry Champlin Lay, Bishop William Montgomery Brown, Bishop James Rideout Winchester, Bishop Edward Warren Saphore, Bishop Edward Thomas Demby, Bishop R. Bland Mitchell, Bishop Raymond Richard Brown, and Bishop Christoph Keller Jr.

Dates: 1858-1968

Fayetteville Friends Meeting Materials

Identifier: MC 1682
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes meeting minutes, annual "State of the Meeting" reports, attendance records, and other documentation concerning the Fayetteville Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Materials will be added to the collection as new materials are received, so researchers are encouraged to consult the collection for any additions.

Dates: 1982-2023

Fayetteville First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Records

Identifier: MC 1954
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection include church histories, congregational records (attendance, donations, meeting minutes), and legal documents.

Dates: 1867-2001

First Christian Church, Rogers, Arkansas Records

Identifier: MC 725
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of microfilm copies of records of the First Christian Church (Rogers, Ark.) Loose items were organized into Series 1 and 2, and include pre-dominately correspondence and legal documents. The record books were designated as Volumes 1, 2, and 3. Volume 1 is The Popular Church Record, and includes membership lists, a record of ministers, baptisms, and deaths, church board minutes, and business meeting minutes dating from 1886-1934. Volume 2 is The Church...
Dates: 1886 - 1934

Forum Church of Christ Records

Identifier: MC 885
Scope and Content Note

The Forum Church of Christ records consist of three account books from 1920 to 1971. Account books 2 and 3 include names of church members. Account book 2 contains two statements concerning reorganization of the church; one on September 23, 1921, by Reverend Weatherman, and the other on January 14, 1934, by Reverend Dudgeon. A historical sketch of the Forum Church of Christ compiled by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1941 may be found in the Arkansas Historical Records Survey.

Dates: 1920-1971

Thomas Wright Frost Collection

Identifier: MC 2509
Content Description

The collection consists of papers relating to the Frost and Boone families of Tennessee and Arkansas, particularly property and financial records. Also included are records pertaining to estates administered by Thomas Wright Frost, and records relating to the Regular Baptist Church of Washington County, Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1836-1913

Billy James Hargis Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 1412a
Scope and Content Note The Billy James Hargis Papers Addendum includes materials related to Billy James Hargis and his family; his early career; and the activities and personnel of the Christian Crusade organization. It includes more than 15,000 photographs and slides documenting Hargis’s personal and professional life as well as the activities of the Christian Crusade. Audio-visual materials include more than 500 VHS tapes and 1,200 audio-cassette tapes; they feature radio and television programs hosted by Hargis...
Dates: 1930-2012

Historical Records Survey

Identifier: MS H62

This collection consists of materials resulting from the Work Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey project in Arkansas.

Dates: 1801-1942

History of the First United Methodist Church, Warren

Identifier: MC 710
Scope and Content Note

"History of the First United Methodist Church, Warren, Arkansas," by Hugh Mosely, Sr., 1981. Typescript history of the Warren Methodist Church from 1827-1981. Positive photocopy.

Dates: 1981