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Identifier: MS 00005
Scope and Contents The papers of Rev. Thomas E. Pugh, who was the minister of the Williamsburg Baptist Church in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1952-1981. Collection includes both personal and ministerial related material. Early photograph albums show Pugh's childhood but his correspondence and papers begin with his student days at the University of Richmond in 1940. He attended Crozer Theological Seminary and Harvard University Chaplain School before becoming an Army Chaplain in 1944. His first...
Dates: 1914-2001; Majority of material found in 1941-1998
Identifier: Mss. MsV D2
Scope and Contents This small diary was kept by Henry Toler from December 21, 1782 through October 20, 1783 and from April 21 through November 6, 1786. The diary begins with Toler leaving Philadelphia, where he had received his training as a minister, and traveling back home to Virginia, where he took up the life of an itinerant Baptist preacher. Funding for his education and his first horse had been provided by Baptist-convert Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, whom Toler frequently visited. Toler rode circuit...
Dates: 1782-1786, 1992-1993
Identifier: MS 00062
Scope and Contents Records of the Union Baptist Church in Hopewell, Virginia. Items include meeting minutes, Deacon Board minutes and treasury records from 1935-1946. Also are records of newly joined members of the church from 1943- 1945, 1948-1949, and 1958- 1960. The collection also includes by-laws of the Deacon's Board, the first two newsletters of the "Sunday School News" published by Union Baptist, drafts and revisions of "Out of Our Past"; a history of the Union Baptist Church, programs paying...