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Fall History Happenings Newsletter

The fall issue of the History Happenings newsletter includes an update on our project to digitize library holdings. An online, PDF version can be found here. It also includes an overview of the new book: Baptists in Early North America, Newport, Rhode Island Seventh Day Baptists. ... Read More

Mission Statement Updated

With the recent merger of the Seventh Day Baptists Historical Society and the General Conference, the Library mission and scope remain the same. The Council on History, which oversees management of the library and archives, reviewed and reaffirmed both the mission statement and the detailed ... Read More

“A Genealogist’s Guide to Seventh Day Baptists”

The New England Historic Genealogical Society has published an article titled "A Genealogist's Guide to Seventh Day Baptists" by Shellee A. Morehead, PhD. You can read the article ... Read More

We Glorify Thy Name

Seventh Day Baptists have long been a musical people.  From our earliest origins in England, there have been hymn writers and psalm singers among us.  The result of this has been a long musical tradition. From the Stennett family in England to the evangelistic quartets ... Read More

Finding Your Copy of “A Choosing People”

Because we want to be sure everyone knows where to secure their copy of this important book. we wanted to put together a list of some of the places you can get ... Read More

Correcting Mistakes in “SDBs in Europe & America”

Factual errors in 1910's "Seventh Day Baptists in Europe and America" required correction. Longtime SDB researcher Oscar Burdick has made ... Read More

Historical Society Holds Annual Meeting; Votes to Pursue Merger

After several years of discussions, the SDB Historical Society has voted to merge with the General ... Read More

Historical Society’s Annual Meeting This Weekend!

It is once again time for the future of SDB historical work to be discussed!  As announced in the Sabbath Recorder, the Historical Society will be meeting this coming weekend, May 31-June 1 in Janesville. Saturday evening and Sunday morning, the Board of Directors will ... Read More

Historic Westerly Rhode Island SDB Church Locations

This map should help to clear up confusion about SDB church locations and dates in Western Rhode ... Read More

Change in Society’s Genealogy Policy, March 1, 2014

For many years, the Seventh Day Baptist Historical Society has served genealogists with information about their SDB ancestors as we have had the resources and time to do so.  Our dedication to this service came from the knowledge that our collection is the only one ... Read More

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