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Library of Books

General Histories:

1.) The Ante-Nicene Fathers - Vols. 1-10

2.) The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers - First Series 1-13

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

4.) Giving Glory to God in Appalachia by Howard Dorgan

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

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

7.) Alien Baptism and the Baptist by William Nevins

8.) Works of Josephus - Vols. 1-4 - Complete

9.) The Complete Writings of Meno Simons

10.) Christian Baptism by F.G. Hibbard 1841

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

12.) Baptist Succession by D.B. Ray

13.) Baptist History by J.M. Cramp

14.) History of the Old Time Baptist in America by Wesley Yonts

15.) Knowledge of the Times, or, The Resolution of the Question, How Long it shall be unto the end of  Wonders

16.) Baptist Confessions of Faith by William Lumpkin

17.) Three Witnesses for the Baptist by Curtis Pugh

18.) Baptist Encyclopedia by William Carthcart Vols. I & II - Complete

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

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

21.) Mennonite Church History by D. Kauffman

22.) A History of The Waldenses by J.A. Wylie

23.) A History of The Baptist by Robert Torbet

24.) The Journey: A Brief History of The South Elkhorn Church

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

26.) A History of Ten Baptist Churches by John Taylor

27.) Josephus Complete Works by William Whiston

28.) The Early Christian Fathers by Henry Bettenson

29.) Miller's Church History by Andrew Miller

30.) A History of the Baptists by Thomas Armitage Vols. I & II - Complete

31.) First Baptist Church North Stonington, Connecticut

32.) A Manual of Church History by Albert Newman Vols. I & II - Complete 1947

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

34.) Separate Baptist Church by Morgan Scott 1901

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


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

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

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

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

41.) A Call to the Unconverted by Richard Baxter 1825

42.) The Saints Everlasting Rest by Richard Baxter 1880

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

44.) Fifty Years Among the Baptists by David Benedict

45.) Should Children of Primitive Baptist Attend Sunday School? by Elder D.W. Owen 1912

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

47.) Raccoon John Smith: Frontier Kentucky's Most Famous Preacher by Elder John Sparks

48.) Kentucky's Last Frontier by Henry P. Scalf

49.) Baptist Church Perpetuity or History by W.A. Jarrel 

50.) A Primitive Preacher by G.M. Thompson

51.) The Church That Jesus Built by Roy Mason

52.) Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan

53.) An Apology for the Baptist by Abraham Booth

54.) The Plain Man's Pathway to Heaven, Wherein Every Man may Clearly see Whether he Shall Be Saved Or Damned, With a Table of all the              Principal Matters, and  Three Prayers Necessary be Used in Private Families Hereunto Added. by Arthur Dent

A Collection of J.H. Oliphant:

1.) Principles and Practices of the Regular Baptists.  1894 

A Collection of Augustus Neander:

1.) Neander's Church History translated by Joseph Torrey. Volume I (1872), II (1876), IV (1883)

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

A Collection of J.R. Graves:

 1.) The Trilemma or Death by Three Horns 1928

2.) What is it to Eat Unworthily? 1928

3.) John's Baptism 1928

4.) What is Conscience: Have you a Good Conscience 1928

5.) The Work of Christ Consumed in Seven Dispensations 1928

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

7.) Christian Baptism the Profession of the Faith 1928

8.) The Act of Christian Baptism 1928

9.) The Parables & Prophecies of Christ Explained 1887

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

11.) The New Great Iron Wheel 1928

12.) The Relation of Baptism to Salvation 1928

13.) The Lord's Supper a Church Ordinance 1928

14.) Old Landmarkism What is it?

A Collection of J.M. Pendleton:

1.) Baptist Principles Reset 1902

2.) Distinctive Principles of Baptist 1882

3.) Three Reasons why I am a Baptist with a Fourth Reason Added on Communion 1853

A Collection of John T. Christian:

1.) Immersion, The act of Christian Baptism

2.) A History of the Baptists by John T. Christian Vols. I & II - Complete

3.) "Close Communion" or, Baptism as a Prerequisite to the Lord's Supper 1907

4.) Did They Dip?

History of Churches/Associations:

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

2.) Green River Association of United Baptist by the Association 1976

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

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

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

6.) From a Long Series of Experiences: Selected Circular Letters of the Union Association of Old Regular Baptist Vol. 1 Compiled by Elder Barry Lucas and Elder Jeffrey Little

Early Christian Writings (Church Fathers):

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

State Histories:

1.) Indiana Baptist History by William T. Stott 1908

2.) History of Baptists in Kentucky by Frank Masters

3.) Kentucky Baptist History 1770-1922 by William Nowlin

4.) History  of the Kentucky Baptist by J.H. Spencer - Vol. I & II Complete

5.) History of the North Carolina Baptist 1727-1932 by M.A. Huggins

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

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

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

9.) History of the Virginia Baptist by Garnett Ryland

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

Public Debates:

1.) Debate on Feet Washing - Hopkins & Miller (Old Regular)

2.) Debate on Foreign Missions - Potter & Yates (Primitive)

3.) Debate on Absolute Predestination - Rhodes & West (Primitive)

4.) Debate on Salvation - Dalton & Burnett (Primitive)

5.) The Reynoldsburg Debate - Franklin & Thompson (Primitive) 1874


1.) Hemphill Regular Baptist Church by W.S. Tolliver

2.) Walk about Zion by Frank P. McCoy

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

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

5.) Thornton Regular Baptist Church by R. Collins

6.) Trail of Blood by J.M. Carroll

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

8.) Origination of United Baptist Church by N.K. Price

9.) The Old Pathways from The Banks of Jordan by Unknown

10.) The Boone Family and Kentucky Baptist by Leo T. Christian

11.) Baptist Catechism - Keach's Catechism by Benjamin Keach

12.) Alien Immersion and Valid Baptism by J.H. Grime

13.) Friendship Primitive Baptist Church organized 1806

14.) A Public Address to the Baptist Society, and Friends of Religion in General on the Principle and Practice of Foreign Missions for the United States of America by Daniel Parker 1820 (Reprint)


1.) King James Version 1611

2.) King James Version 1881

3.) King James Bible World Book 1994

4.) Latin Vulgate 1876

5.) Latin Vulgate 1922

6.) The New Jerusalem Bible 1985

7.) Nave's Topical Bible

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

9.) The Lost Books of the Bible and The Forgotten Books of Eden

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

11.) Who's Who in the Bible - The Old Testament and The Aporcrypha - The New Testament by Comay and Brownrigg - Vols. I & II

12.) Holman Book of Biblical Charts, Maps, and Reconstructions

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


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

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

3.) The Moffat New Testament Commentary - Vols.

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

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

6.) The Works of David Clarkson - 3 Vols. Complete

Church/Association Records:

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

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

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

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

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

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

7.) Old Indian Bottom Association in Two Volumes - 1896-1989 by Elder Delmer Jones

8.) Bethlehem Association of United Baptist 1871-1945

9.) Old Friendship Association of Old Regular Baptist 1917-2011

10.) Paint Union Association of United Baptist 1837-1994

11.) Original Tennessee Association of Primitive Baptist 1802-2013

12.) Minutes of the Davis Creek Church 1797-1907 (Primitive) Edited by L. Edwards

Association Minute Books:

We have a large collection of Association Minute Books to numerous to list. For a list of Old Regular Baptist and United Baptist Minutes we are seeking click their button on the home page. 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.


 1.) Minutes of the Elkhorn Association of Baptist (KY) 1843

2.) Minutes of the Elkhorn Association of Baptist (KY) 1845

3.) 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!!

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