Edgar Young Mullins Papers

E. Y. Mullins

E. Y. Mullins

Edgar Young Mullins (January 5, 1860 РNovember 23, 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. 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 47 boxes of correspondence and notebooks. Available upon request are a three-volume index for the first 38 boxes of correspondence and a separate index for the miscellaneous notebooks contained in boxes 38-47.

The Archives has prepared a box-level finding aid for this collection, and more specific resources are available upon request.

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