Biographical Note: William Harrison Williams, Jr. (1879-1974), was a Baptist minister, a pastor of Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church, Charlotte, North Carolina, and a trustee of Wingate College. From 1902 to 1909, Williams, Jr. worked as an administrator at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Kansas City, Missouri. In the early 1910s, he returned to North Carolina to preach and retired around 1958 from Pritchard Memorial.
William Harrison Williams (1840-1893) was a chaplain, pastor, and Baptist newspaper editor. He graduated from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1868 and served as pastor at churches in South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Virginia. Upon recommendation from physicians, he retired from the pastorate in 1882. He moved to Missouri and purchased the Baptist newspaper, The Central Baptist. He would serve as editor of The Central Baptist until his death.
Scope and Contents: The material in this collection includes class notes from William Harrison William’s time at Southern Seminary and sermon manuscripts from his time as pastor in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Also included in this collection is correspondence, class notes, and sermon outlines of William Harrison Williams II.
Processing History: Arranged and described by Drew Dickerson, Assistant Archivist August 2021.
Subjects and Access Points:
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary