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Preliminary Guide to the Blake Smith Papers, 1940-1973

Abstract

Baptist minister; pastor of the University Baptist Church, Austin, Texas from 1943-1969.

Radio talks, drafts of sermons, sermon transcripts, and a scrapbook of clippings from Smith's time as a pastor at the University Baptist Church of Austin, Texas. Also includes rosters of University of Texas Baptist students and an article on Darwinism in Texas.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Smith, Blake, 1902-1973.
Title
Blake Smith papers 1940-1973
Language of Materials
English
Extent
750 items, 1.2 linear feet
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Radio talks, drafts of sermons, sermon transcripts, and a scrapbook of clippings from Smith's time as a pastor at the University Baptist Church of Austin, Texas. Also includes rosters of University of Texas Baptist students and an article on Darwinism in Texas.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Transcripts of sermons
Box 1
Rosters of University of Texas Baptist students, 1950s
Box 1
Handwritten sermons
(1 binder)
Box 1
Darwinism in Texas, 1972
Box 1
Radio Talks, 1940s
(2 binders)
Box 2
Sermon scripts
Box 2
Newspaper clippings
Box 2

Historical Note

Baptist minister; pastor of the University Baptist Church, Austin, Texas from 1943-1969.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Blake Smith Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Gift, 2008 (2008-0296), 1.2 lin. ft.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed; cataloged from accession records.

Encoded by: Meghan Lyon

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0296

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.