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Georgia Baptist History Portal

Institutional Records

Special Collections and Archives holds the records of several Baptist educational institutions, including Georgia Baptist College, Locust Grove Institute, Norman College, and Tift College.  For a complete listing of Baptist educational institutions in the state of Georgia and records, including those with records at Mercer, see below.

Vertical Files

Special Collections and Archives also has vertical files on many of these institutions.  Please contact us via email at for assistance searching these files; note also that a more accurate list is forthcoming.

Other Search Tips

Researchers might find basic information on educational institutions in the following sources:

  • Georgia Baptist Convention and Southern Baptist Convention reports
  • Published histories of the Georgia Baptist Convention (see catalog)
  • Association records and/or histories (see catalog)
  • Local histories (see catalog)
  • The Christian Index or Georgia Baptist (for African-American institutions)

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