30 linear ft.
Biographical sketch -- Scope and Content -- Folder listing.
Papers include articles, addresses, book manuscripts, book reviews, correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, class notes, materials related to Baptist missions, personal correspondence and papers, photographs and postcards, records relating to the Southern Baptist Historical Society and general subject files. Much information relating to the seminary, the Southern Baptist Convention, Walnut Street Baptist Church, missions in China and Brazil, the Historical Society, and denominational controversies, is located in the papers.
William Owen Carver Papers, Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives.
Available on microfilm Historical Commission, MF # 5650.
Southern Baptist pastor, seminary professor, writer, and founder of the Southern Baptist Historical Society. Carver served as pastor to churches in Tennessee and Kentucky before his appointment to professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville in 1898. He taught at the seminary until his retirement in 1943. He was active in the formation of the Southern Baptist Historical Society and the Historical Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
Inventory available in repository.