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Primary Sources: The American South: Religion

Online Sources: Religion

Church Minutes

  • Historic church minutes, bulletins, and other publications can often be found online.
  • Try searching for keywords such as: church minutes, baptist minutes, presbyterian minutes, church bulletins, baptist bulletins etc.
  • For local churches, you may be able to contact them directly to see if they have any publicly accessible historic records.
  • Some places to search in addition to Google are listed below.

Book Sources: Religion

  • A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
  • Click the title for location and availability information.


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  • Suggested terms to look for include - diary, diaries, letters, papers, documents, documentary or correspondence.

  • Combine these these terms with the event or person you are researching. (example: civil war diary)

  • Also search by subject for specific people and events, then scan the titles for those keywords or others such as memoirs, autobiography, report, or personal narratives.
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