Preliminary Guide to the Obed I. Hinson Papers, [ca. 1914]-1947

Collection Overview

The collection documenting the life and religious writings of O.I. Hinson consists of 45 handwritten sermons and outlines of sermons by Hinson, [ca. 1914]-1932; 20 letters written between 1937-1939 and 1946-1947, from Hinson to his brother, Jeremias Enos Hinson; a photograph of Hinson; and a small number of clippings and other miscellaneous papers.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Obed I. Hinson papers
[ca. 1914]-1947
Hinson, Obed I.
1.5 Linear Feet, 90 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Contents of Box 1:
Box 1
Box 1
Photograph of O.I. Hinson
Box 1
Box 1
(17 folders)
Box 1
Contents of Box 2:
Box 2
(26 folders)
Box 2

Historical Note

Hinson was a Methodist minister who spent most of his career pastoring churches in North Carolina.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Obed I. Hinson Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Obed I. Hinson Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1998.

Processing Information

Processed by Don Sechler

Completed September 10, 1998

Encoded by Walt Evans

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.