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Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern: Capps, Richard H. papers

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Richard H. Capps papers, 1961-2003

Creator(s): Capps, Richard H.
Date(s): 1961-2003
Extent: 17.48 cu.ft.
Biographical Note: Richard H. Capps was born on June 22, 1944 in Columbia, South Carolina. He received an Associate of Arts from North Greenville College in 1965. In 1967, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Furman University. He received a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1970 and 1978, respectively. In 1965, he became an ordained minister. He pastored several churches including: Fairfield Baptist Church in Winnsboro, South Carolina; Calvary Church in Columbia, South Carolina; First Baptist Church in Gaston; and Laurel Baptist Church in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition, he served as the Director of Missions for the South Roanoke Baptist Association and the Liberty Baptist Association.  

Scope and Contents: This collection contains materials collected and used by Richard H. Capps from 1961-2003. It includes various research materials. The majority of these materials are booklets and pamphlets published by the Southern Baptist Convention and the Home Mission Board. This collection also contains materials regarding the churches and Baptist associations Capps served. These materials include church directories, church minutes, and associational meetings. In addition, the Capps Collection contains training materials for church leaders and members. Included are folders on lay evangelism and church development regarding outreach ministries.

Arrangement: 
Series 1: Research records, 1961-2003
Series 2: Church/Association records, 1969-2002
Series 3: Training materials, 1963-1998

 
Language(s): English
Conditions Governing Access: This collection is open for research.
Custodial History: All material held by Richard H. Capps until donation to the Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern April 2018.
Processing History: Arranged and described by Brooke Hughes, Archives Assistant, July 2019. Finding aid created by Brooke Hughes July 2019.
Preferred Citation: Richard H. Capps papers, Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC.
Repository: Archives and Special Collections, Library at Southeastern, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, NC
Resource Identifier: ARC.092

Subjects and Access Points:

Clergy

South Roanoke Baptist Association

Liberty Baptist Association