American Baptist Historical Society


Founded in 1853, the Society is believed to hold the largest and most diverse collection of U.S. Baptist materials: items that are by, about, for and against Baptists. Included in the collection are the archives of the national mission societies of the American Baptists Churches, National, State and Association minutes from across the country (and from the many "flavors" of Baptists), manuscript collections from individuals, original church records, more than 40,000 books and pamphlets,and serials representing the Baptist press worldwide.ABHS currently has two locations: the Archives Center in Valley Forge, PA, and the American Baptist-Samuel Colgate Historical Library in Rochester, NY.


3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341

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