Edgar Young Mullins Papers

E. Y. Mullins

E. Y. Mullins

Edgar Young Mullins (1860-1928) was the fourth president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, serving from 1899 to 1928. Mullins graduated from the seminary in 1885, and served churches in Harrodsburg, KY, Baltimore, MD, and Newton Square, MA before returning to lead the seminary. Mullins also served as the president of the SBC from 1921 to 1924, and the president of the Baptist World Alliance in 1928. While Mullins served as president of the seminary, he also taught theology, authoring a pivotal textbook, The Christian Religion in Its Doctrinal Expression(1917).

The Mullins Papers extend to 43 boxes of correspondence and notebooks. Available upon request is a three-volume index for the 39 boxes of correspondence and a separate index for the miscellaneous notebooks in Boxes 40-43.

Location: Archives (Manuscript collection in Rare Book Room, 2nd floor)