Duke McCall Collections

The Archives holds two main collections related to Duke Kimbrough McCall (September 1, 1914-April 2, 2013), the seventh president of Southern Seminary, serving from 1951 until retirement in 1982.

The Duke K. McCall Presidential Records¬†consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, manuscripts and other records that were created, collected and maintained by the Office of the President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary during McCall’s administration. These records primarily document the administrative actions of President McCall, the interaction of the president with institutional offices and external bodies, and his response to theological and denominational controversies in the Southern Baptist Convention. This collection is open for research, and a folder index is available upon request.

The Duke K. McCall Papers consist of sermons, speeches, lecture notes, biblical notes, manuscripts and other material created and collected by McCall during his career.  These are the personal papers that he created and collected throughout his life. This collection is open for research, and Archives has prepared an online finding aid.