The Baptist Library 


    A Collection of Rare Books and Association Minutes

Library of Books

General Histories:

The Anti-Nicene Fathers - Vols. 1-10

The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers - First Series 1-13

The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers - Second Series - Vols. 6, 10, 12

Giving Glory to God in Appalachia by Howard Dorgan

The Old Regular Baptist of Central Appalachia, Brothers and Sisters in Hope by Howard Dorgan

The Encyclopedia of Religion edited  by  Vergilius Ferm, Ph.D.

Alien Baptism and the Baptist by William Nevins

Works of Josephus - Vols. 1-4

The Complete Writings of Meno Simons

Christian Baptism by F.G. Hibbard 1841

Church History (Kehukee Association) by C.B. Hassell

Baptist Succession by D.B. Ray

Baptist History by J.M. Cramp

History of the Old Time Baptist in America by Wesley Yonts

Immersion, The act of Christian Baptism by John T. Christian

Baptist Confessions of Faith by William Lumpkin

A History of the Baptists - Vol. 1,2 by John Christian

Baptist Encyclopedia - Vol. 1,2 by William Carthcart

True Baptist Church Identity in West Tennessee, North Carolina, and Alabama by Wiley Sammons Vols. I, II - Complete 1971/1979

A Concise History of Foreign Baptist by G.H. Orchard

Mennonite Church History by D. Kauffman

A History of The Waldenses by J.A. Wylie

A History of The Baptist by Robert Torbet

The Journey: A Brief History of The South Elkhorn Church

The History of the English Baptist by A.C. Underwood

A History of Ten Baptist Churches by John Taylor

Josephus Complete Works by William Whiston

The Early Christian Fathers by Henry Bettenson

Miller's Church History by Andrew Miller

A History of the Baptists Vols. 1,2 by Thomas Armitage

First Baptist Church North Stonington, Connecticut

A Manual of Church History by Albert Newman Vols. 1, 2 Complete 1947

A Short Declaration of the Mystery of Iniquity - Thomas Helwys (1550-1616)

Separate Baptist Church by Morgan Scott 1901

Baptist Foundations in the South Tracing through the Separates the influence of the Great Awakening 1754-1787 by William L. Lumpkin 1961

Three Reasons Why I Am A Baptist With A Fourth Reason Added On Communion by J.M. Pendleton 1853

Theodosia Ernest Vol. I  Or, Heroine of Faith by  A.C. Dayton 1856

Theodosia Ernest Vol. II Ten Days Travel in Search of The Church by A.C. Dayton 1903

PedoBaptist and Campbelitte Immersions by A.C. Dayton 1977 (reprint of 1903)

Life of Christ  by Rev. John Fleetwood & Rev.  J. Newton Brown 1868

A Call to the Unconverted by Richard Baxter 1825

The Saints Everlasting Rest by Richard Baxter 1880

Pilgrims of Paradox: Calvinism and Experience Among the Primitive Baptist of the Blue Ridge by Peacock, Tyson 1989

Fifty Years Among the Baptists by David Benedict 

The Autobiography of Elder Wilson Thompson His Life, Travels, and Ministerial Labors

A Collection of Augustus Neander:

Neander's Church History. Volumes I & II  1872 and 1876

History of the Planting and Training of the Christian Church by the Apostles Vols. I & II - Complete. 1864

A Collection of J.R. Graves:

The Trilemma or Death by Three Horns 1928

What is it to Eat Unworthily? 1928

John's Baptism 1928

What is Conscience: Have you a Good Conscience 1928

The Work of Christ Consumed in Seven Dispensations 1928

The Bible Doctrine of the Middle Life Our Sate between death and the Resurrection 1928

Christian Baptism the Profession of the Faith 1928

The Act of Christian Baptism 1928

The Parables & Prophecies of Christ Explained 1887

The First Baptist Church in America not Founded by Roger Williams (Graves & Adlam) 1939

The New Great Iron Wheel 1928

History of Associations:

A History of the Laurel River Baptist Association 1831-1998 by Roger Williams

Green River Association of United Baptist by the Association 1976

Bi-Centennial Holston: The First Baptist Association and its Affiliated Churches 1786-1985 by Glen A. Toomey

The Sesquicentennial History of the Nolachucky Baptist Association 1828-1977 by Glen A. Toomey

History of the Regular Baptist and Their Ancestors and Accessors by Rufus Perrigan (A History of the ORB)

Early Christian Writings (Church Fathers):

St. Hippolytus and the Church of Rome by Chr. Wordsworth 1880

State Histories:

History of Baptists in Kentucky by Frank Masters

Kentucky Baptist History 1770-1922 by William Nowlin

History of The Virginia Baptist by Garnett Ryland

Early Tennessee Baptists 1769-1832 by O.W. Taylor

Tennessee Baptist: A Comprehensive History 1779-1999 by Albert Wardin

History of the Middle Tennessee Baptist by G.H. Grime

History of The Kentucky Baptist - Vol. 1,2 by J.H. Spencer

History of The North Carolina Baptist 1727-1932 by M.A. Huggins

Semple's History of the Rise and Progress of the Baptists in Virginia by Robert B. Semple 1894

Indiana Baptist History by William T. Stott 1908

Public Debates:

The Potter-Yates Debate on Foreign Missions

The Hopkins-Miller Debate on Feet-Washing

The Rhodes-West Debate on Absolute Predestination


Hemphill Regular Baptist Church by W.S. Tolliver

Walk about Zion by Frank P. McCoy

Dedicated to the members of Old Mt. Zion Association of United Baptist by Willie Tipton

Blessed is the people who know the Joyful Sound by Finley and Kelmon Tipton

Thornton Regular Baptist Church by R. Collins

Trail of Blood by J.M. Carroll

History of The Friendship Association of Old Regular Baptist by H.A. Lane

Origination of United Baptist Church by N.K. Price

The Old Pathways from The Banks of Jordan by Unknown

The Boone Family and Kentucky Baptist by Leo T. Christian

Baptist Catechism - Keach's Catechism by Benjamin Keach

Alien Immersion and Valid Baptism by J.H. Grime


King James Version 1611

King James Version 1881

King James Bible World Book 1994

Latin Vulgate 1876

Latin Vulgate 1922

The New Jerusalem Bible 1985

Nave's Topical Bible

The Septuagint Bible - The Oldest Version of the Old Testament (The version used by Apostle Paul and others)

The Lost Books of the Bible and The Forgotten Books of Eden

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew, Chaldee, and Greek Dictionaries

Who's Who in the Bible - The Old Testament and The Aporcrypha - The New Testament by Comay and Brownrigg - Vols. 1, 2

Holman Book of Biblical Charts, Maps, and Reconstructions

Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible Vols. 1-4 Complete 1962


Commentary of the Old Testament by C.F. Keil and F. Delitzsch - Vols. 1-10 Complete

Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible - Vols. 1-6 Complete

The Moffat New Testament Commentary - Vols.

Interpretation of the English Bible by B.H. Carroll - Vols.

The Book of The Twelve Prophets by George Adam Smith - Vols. I & II  Complete

Association Records:

Philadelphia Association of Old Regular Baptist - Vol. 1 1925-1968

Philadelphia Association of Old Regular Baptist - Vol. 2 1969-1991

Queries, Resolutions and Requests brought to The New Salem Association of Old Regular Baptist of Jesus Christ from the year 1825-1969

Burning Spring Association 1813-1824 by Brothers Dexter Dixon and Elder Walter Akers

New Salem Old Regular Baptist Association - Vol. 1 1825-1947 by Brother Dexter Dixon and Elder Walter Akers

New Salem Old Regular Baptist Association - Vol. 2 1948-1983 by Brother Dexter Dixon and Elder Walter Akers

Old Indian Bottom Association in two volumes - 1896-1989 by Elder Delmer Jones

Bethlehem Association of United Baptist 1871-1945

Old Friendship Association of Old Regular Baptist 1917-2011

Paint Union Association of United Baptist 1837-1994

Original Tennessee Association of Primitive Baptist 1802-2013

Association Minute Books:

We have a large collection of Association Minute Books to numerous to list. Check "Items We Are Seeking", here you will see a list of Old Regular Baptist and United Baptist Minutes we are seeking. For the Primitive Baptist click on the Primitive Baptist button from the home page, then click their state and here you will see a  current list of Association Minutes that are in the holdings of the Library.


Minutes of the Elkhorn Association of Baptist (KY) 1843 (Oldest Minute Book in the Library)

Minutes of the Elkhorn Association of Baptist (KY) 1845

Minutes of the Elkhorn Association of Baptist (KY) 1846

NOTICE: We are seeking to add General Histories, State Histories, Public Debates, Booklets, Pamphlets, Bibles, Association Records, and Song Books. Should you like to donate please contact us!!