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''A Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations in the State of Arkansas''. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey 1942. (FHL book 976.7 K24h; film 823676 item 6.)
 
''A Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations in the State of Arkansas''. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey 1942. (FHL book 976.7 K24h; film 823676 item 6.)
  
''Guide to Vital Statistics Records in Arkansas: Volume II, Church Archives''. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey, 194-. (FHL book 976.7 K2h; film 873998 item 2.)<br /><br />
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''Guide to Vital Statistics Records in Arkansas: Volume II, Church Archives''. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey, 194-. (FHL book 976.7 K2h; film 873998 item 2.)<br><br>
  
 
Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where the records are located:
 
Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where the records are located:
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=== Baptist ===
 
=== Baptist ===
  
Arkansas Baptist State Convention Collection<br />Riley Library<br />Ouachita Baptist University<br />410 Ouachita<br />Arkedelphia, AR 71998<br />Telephone: 870-245-5000<br />Fax: 870-245-5500
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Arkansas Baptist State Convention Collection<br>Riley Library<br>Ouachita Baptist University<br>410 Ouachita<br>Arkedelphia, AR 71998<br>Telephone: 870-245-5000<br>Fax: 870-245-5500
  
Jacynda Ammons <br />OBU Box 3729<br />Arkadelphia, AR 71998<br />[mailto:ammonsj@obu.edu ammonsj@obu.edu]<br />Telephone: 870-245-5332 <br />website: http://www.obu.edu/library/baptistrecords.htm
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Jacynda Ammons <br>OBU Box 3729<br>Arkadelphia, AR 71998<br>[mailto:ammonsj@obu.edu ammonsj@obu.edu]<br>Telephone: 870-245-5332 <br>website: http://www.obu.edu/library/baptistrecords.htm
  
 
=== Methodist ===
 
=== Methodist ===
  
North Arkansas Conference Depository<br />Olin C. Bailey Library<br />Hendrix College<br />1600 Washington Street<br />Conway, AR 72032<br />Telephone: 501-336-9321<br />Fax: 501-336-9001<br />'''E-mail:''' [mailto:arkmethodist@hendrix.edu arkmethodist@hendrix.edu]<br />htt[http://www.gcah.org/Conference/umac/arc.htm p://www.gcah.org/Conference/umac/arc.htm]<br />
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North Arkansas Conference Depository<br>Olin C. Bailey Library<br>Hendrix College<br>1600 Washington Street<br>Conway, AR 72032<br>Telephone: 501-336-9321<br>Fax: 501-336-9001<br>'''E-mail:''' [mailto:arkmethodist@hendrix.edu arkmethodist@hendrix.edu]<br>htt[http://www.gcah.org/Conference/umac/arc.htm p://www.gcah.org/Conference/umac/arc.htm]
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Revision as of 13:31, 23 January 2008

Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Arkansas were the Baptist and Methodist Episcopal (now United Methodist). The Family History Library has many church records for Arkansas and several histories of local churches. The following directories may help you locate other church records:

A Directory of Churches and Religious Organizations in the State of Arkansas. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey 1942. (FHL book 976.7 K24h; film 823676 item 6.)

Guide to Vital Statistics Records in Arkansas: Volume II, Church Archives. Little Rock: Historical Records Survey, 194-. (FHL book 976.7 K2h; film 873998 item 2.)

Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses to learn where the records are located:

Baptist

Arkansas Baptist State Convention Collection
Riley Library
Ouachita Baptist University
410 Ouachita
Arkedelphia, AR 71998
Telephone: 870-245-5000
Fax: 870-245-5500

Jacynda Ammons
OBU Box 3729
Arkadelphia, AR 71998
ammonsj@obu.edu
Telephone: 870-245-5332
website: http://www.obu.edu/library/baptistrecords.htm

Methodist

North Arkansas Conference Depository
Olin C. Bailey Library
Hendrix College
1600 Washington Street
Conway, AR 72032
Telephone: 501-336-9321
Fax: 501-336-9001
E-mail: arkmethodist@hendrix.edu
http://www.gcah.org/Conference/umac/arc.htm