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  • Ng451p664?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of James Milton Carroll. 1923. James Milton Carroll was born in Monticello, Arkansas, on January 8, 1852. In 1858 he moved to Texas with his parents. He began attending Baylor University in 1873. After graduation he became pastor of churches at Anderson and Oakland. During this time he also served as Corresponding Secretary of the Sunday School Convention of Texas. He served in Corpus Christi for three years as a missionary pastor. He pastored churches throughout Texas and raised funds for countless boards. In 1892 he became corresponding Secretary for the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Later he was elected pastor of the First Baptist church of Waco, a position he resigned from in order to work on the Baylor University endowment. In 1913 he became president-elect of Howard Payne College. Ten years later he published A History of Texas Baptists, a culmination of over 40 years of research. (page 45 of Baptist Biography, vol 2.) Carroll died on January 11, 1931. JPG file (745 KB)
    Subject: Carroll, James Milton, 1852-1931 and Baptists
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Zw12zb311?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Henry Bond. 1913. He was born in Ware, Massachusetts on July 7, 1856. A businessman, he was president of the Chicago Baptist Social Union and the Massachusetts Baptist Missionary Society. He was Vice President of the Vermont Baptist State Convention, and President of The Northern Baptist Convention in 1912-1914. He died August 9, 1925 (bio taken from page 114 of: Who Was Who in America: Volume I 1897-1942. Chicago, IL: A.N. Marquis Company, 1943) JPG file (808 KB)
    Subject: Baptists and Bond, Henry, 1856-1925
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Cc08hn207?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Julius. J. Estey. 1913. Estey was born in Vermont in 1845 and died on March 2, 1902. He served as a General of the State Militia. He was president of the Board of the Vermont Baptist State Convention from 1885-1901. JPG file (575 KB)
    Subject: Estey, Julius J., 1845-1902 and Baptists
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Ff365b789?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of T. Bronson Ray. 1920. T. Bronson Ray was born on August 14, 1868, in Buckeye, Kentucky. In 1882 Ray converted and was baptized. He entered Georgetown College, Kentucky, in 1891. Two years later he was ordained and became pastor of Clear Creek Baptist Church in Kentucky. When Ray graduated from Georgetown College in 1895, he entered Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1898. After graduation, Ray accepted the pastorate of the Immanuel Baptist Church of Nashville, Tennessee. He was very active in the Southern Baptist Convention and the Tennessee Baptist Convention. In 1906 Ray was elected as Educational Secretary of the Foreign Mission Board of Richmond, Virginia. He received a D.D. from Georgetown in1909. At the creation of the Judson Centennial Fund, Ray was entrusted to be the leader of the campaign. He died on January 15, 1934. JPG file (174 KB)
    Subject: Baptists and Ray, T. Bronson, 1868-1934
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Zc77sw44t?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Mary T. Gambrell. 1923. She was married to James B. Gambrell. She held the office Corresponding Secretary of the Woman's Missionary Union of the Baptist General Convention of Texas from 1897 to 1911. She died in January 1911. JPG file (320 KB)
    Subject: Gambrell, Mary T., ?-1911 and Baptists
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • 0z709263w?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of J. L. Ward. 1923. J.L. Ward was pastor of the Baptist Church of Decatur, Texas. He served as president of Decatur Baptist College from 1900-1907, and then again in 1914. JPG file (173 KB)
    Subject: Ward, J. L., ?-? and Baptists
    Format (Original): Photographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Pv63g574p?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Lithograph of John Albert Broadus. 1881. On January 24, 1827, John Albert Broadus was born in Culpeper County, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1850, and became professor there the following year. He also was pastor of the Baptist church at Charlottesville. In 1855, he took two years off to be the university chaplain, after which he resumed his pastorship. Broadus was elected professor at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1859. He was a missionary in Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army in 1863. Until 1865, Broadus was the secretary of the Sunday School Board for the Southern Baptist Convention. He published many small works, and also Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, which became a textbook in Europe and America. Broadus died on March 16, 1895. JPG file (326 KB)
    Subject: Baptists and Broadus, John Albert, 1827-1895
    Format (Original): Lithographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • 3j333791b?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Lithograph of Samuel Jones. 1881. On January 14, 1735, Samuel Jones was born in Glamorganshire, Wales. At the age of 2, his parents moved to America. He graduated from the College of Philadelphia in 1762. The next year he was ordained and became pastor of the Lower Dublin Baptist Church, where he remained until his death. Jones was very active in the Philadelphia Association, at various times serving as a writer, committeeman, and moderator. The Association also contracted him for several special projects: he was invited to assist in the founding of Rhode Island College and he was asked to develop a revised treatise of discipline for the Philadelphia Confession of Faith. Jones died on February 7, 1814. JPG file (360 KB)
    Subject: Baptists and Jones, Samuel, 1735-1814
    Format (Original): Lithographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • 1r66j634t?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Lithograph of Robert C. Buckner. 1881. Robert C. Buckner was born in Madisonville, Tennessee, on January 3, 1837. He was a graduate of Georgetown College. Buckner made a profession of faith in October 1844. He was pastor of Baptist churches in Albany, Owensborough, and Salvisa, Kentucky; and Paris, Texas, for 27 years. Buckner was the first Kentucky agent of the Home Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He served as moderator of the Red River Association, Texas; superintendent of Orphan Home work in Texas; president of the Sunday School Convention in Northern Texas; secretary of the Texas Baptist General Association; and editor of the Texas Baptist. Buckner died on April 9, 1919. JPG file (328 KB)
    Subject: Buckner, Robert C., 1837-1919 and Baptists
    Format (Original): Lithographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image
  • Td96k8086?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Lithograph of James Robinson Graves. 1881. J. R. Graves was born in Chester, Vermont on April 10, 1820. He was converted at age fifteen and became a member of the Baptist church of North Springfield, VT. At nineteen, he was elected principal of the Kingsville Academy; however, poor health drove him to Kentucky two years later. He ran the Clear Creek Academy in Jessamine County. He was licensed to preach without his knowledge and ordained against his will. In 1845, Graves moved to Nashville and started a school. That fall he became pastor of the Second Baptist Church. The next year he was elected editor of the Tennessee Baptist. Graves wrote many works, but felt his greatest was The Work of Christ in Seven Dispensations. He started the first Ministers’ Institute, Mary Sharpe College, the Southwestern Publishing House, the Southern Baptist Publication Society, and the Southern Baptist Sunday School Union. He is generally acknowledged as the head of “Old Landmarkism.” Graves died on June 26, 1893. JPG file (347 KB)
    Subject: Graves, James Robinson, 1820-1893 and Baptists
    Format (Original): Lithographs
    Language: English
    Format (Digital): JPEG
    Type: Still Image