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First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1022
Abstract George Liele, a slave preacher who ministered along the Savannah River, formed the First African Baptist congregation sometime in the early 1770s. During the Revolutionary War, Liele left the United States and appointed Andrew Bryan, also a slave, to lead the church. Bryan built the first church in 1795. In 1833 a division split the congregation into the Bryant Church and the First African Baptist. The present structure of the First African Baptist Church at Franklin Square was erected in...
Dates: 1871-1981

Gethsemane Baptist Association records

 Collection
Identifier: 00-0000
Abstract

The Gethsemane Baptist Association, a regional organization established in 1867, was the first Black Baptist Association in South Carolina. In 1877, it was renamed as the Ashley Baptist Association. This collection contains minutes of conference meetings held throughout the region as well as statistical data and governing documents for the association.

Dates: 1867-1878

Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1037
Abstract The Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (WBEMC) collection consist mostly of published annual session minutes (many photocopied), event programs, organizational and committee papers documenting the women and youth auxiliaries of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (BEMC) from 1888 to 2007. Included are materials from other local, state and national organizations within the Baptist community, such as meeting minutes, event...
Dates: 1867-2007, undated