Queenie Simmons Archive

The California Baptist University Queenie Simmons Archive provides access to information on the history of CBU through its collection of yearbooks, campus publications, photographs and other historical documents, in addition to the collected papers of S. G. Posey, Lawrence Nelson, Helen Walker and Melodie Yocum. It also includes historical records and photographs related to the history of Tahquitz Pines Conference Center. Our archival holdings can be searched using the ArchivesSpace database.

The Archive is currently involved in an initiative to digitize its collections. Three collections are now available online:

The Banner Digital Archive -- The CBU award-winning student newspaper, with issues from 1952 to 2018. More recent issues are available here.

The Roundtable Digital Archive -- The official magazine of California Baptist University, including issues from 1961.

California Baptist University Digital Archive -- A variety of digitized items from the Archives' collections.

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Southern Baptist Depository and Archive

The Southern Baptist Depository and Archive offers books, journals, convention and association annuals, state newspapers, Sunday school curriculum materials and other Southern Baptist publications. The Archive includes historical records from many California Southern Baptist Convention churches, the California Southern Baptist Convention (CSBC), as well as historical records and photographs from Jenness Park Christian Camp. The Depository includes 2,934 books on Biblical studies, church history, and doctrinal and practical theology, including many from Baptist publishers like B & H Publishing, Mercer University Press and the Baptist Standard Bearer. The depository is available for browsing on the second floor of the library.

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View California Southern Baptist Digital Archive (includes 1941-2002 of California Southern Baptist newspaper)

Many Southern Baptist journals and magazines are indexed in the Southern Baptist Periodical Index. Additionally, many older Baptist publications have passed into the public domain and are available from Google Books. Click here for a partial list.

Baptist Studies Online, a hub of resources including the open access Journal of Baptist Studies, is a collaboration funded and maintained by CBU.

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