Collection Title: West Kentucky Baptist
Series Number: MS10-96
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on November 10, 2010
Date Listed: November 10, 2010
Date Span: 1939-1941
Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file
folder; 17 items.
Type of Material: Published newsletter.
Condition of Material: Fair with foxing and
fading due to improper storage and aging.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.
Biographical / Historical Information: The West Kentucky
Baptist Monthly Journal was first published in October of 1932 by the West
Kentucky Baptist Publishing Company of Benton, Kentucky. The editors of the
journal were L. R. Riley, Sam P. Martin, B. R. Winchester and Joe T. Odle. The
journal was associated with the First Missionary Baptist Church of Benton, a
fairly conservative branch of the Baptist religion that favored the temperance
movement and was against any type of dancing. The publication was later
published in Clinton, Kentucky from 1949 to 1957
Scope and Content: Collection consists of
seventeen issues of the West Kentucky
Baptist journal published between 1939 and 1941. The journal contains
information on local and regional activities of the Baptist Church in western
Kentucky and Tennessee. Included in the journal are editorials by Baptist
ministers on religious issues of the day.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Kentucky – Periodicals.
Kentucky – Benton.
Kentucky – Marshall County.