Collection Number: 40464

Collection Title: Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007

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Size 23 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1750 items)
Abstract The Baptist Student Union at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, formerly known as Baptist Campus Ministry, was a student organization located in the Battle House from 1965 to 2015. The records of the Baptist Student Union include scrapbooks and photographs documenting the group's activities, primarily from the 1980s to the 2000s. There are some photographs and one undated scrapbook from the 1950s and 1960s. Records also include meeting agendas and minutes, constitutions, correspondence, newsletters, programs, a history of the Battle House, and administrative records of the organization.
Creator Baptist Student Union (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40464, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Donated by Amy Canosa in December 2015 (RT 20151216.1).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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UNC's Baptist Student Union, formerly known as Baptist Campus Ministry, was a student organization located in the Battle House from 1965 to 2015.

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The records of the BSU include scrapbooks and photographs documenting the group's activities, primarily from the 1980s to the 2000s. There are some photographs and one undated scrapbook from the 1950s and 1960s. Records also include meeting agendas and minutes, constitutions, correspondence, newsletters, programs, a history of the Battle House, and administrative records of the organization.

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1750 items.

Folder 1

Church ministries, 2001-2002 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 1

Includes meeting agendas, minutes, and planning materials.

Folder 2

Baptist Student Union event planning records, miscellaneous administrative records, 1995-2003 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 2

Folder 3

Baptist Student Union constitution, undated #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 3

Folder 4

Grapevine, 1999-2004 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 4

Baptist Student Union newsletter.

Folder 5

Baptist Student Union constitution, new and old #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 5

Folder 6

Programs for the 25th anniversary celebration of the Battle House as the home of the Baptist Campus Ministry, 1990 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 6

Folder 7

Photographs of the Battle House #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 7

Folder 8

Jim Cansler, Campus minister, 1954-1967 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 8

Folder 9

Newsletter, 1980 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 9

Folder 10

Revised Baptist Student Union constitution, 1986 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 10

Folder 11

Christmas letter to students, 1985 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 11

Folder 12

Battle House history #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" Folder 12

Digital Folder DF-40464/1

Banquet programs, the Baptist Student Union Constitution, and correspondence related to fundraising #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" DF-40464/1

6 Microsoft Word files (.doc)

Oversize Volume SV-40464/1

Scrapbook, undated (1950s or 1960s) #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/1

Oversize Volume SV-40464/2

Scrapbook, 1981-1982 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/2

Oversize Volume SV-40464/3

Scrapbook, 1985-1986 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/3

Oversize Volume SV-40464/4

Scrapbook, 1986-1987 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/4

Oversize Volume SV-40464/5

Scrapbook, 1987-1988 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/5

Oversize Volume SV-40464/6

Scrapbook, 1988-1989 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/6

Oversize Volume SV-40464/7

Scrapbook, 1990-1991 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/7

Oversize Volume SV-40464/8

Scrapbook, 1991-1992 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/8

Oversize Volume SV-40464/9

Scrapbook, 1992-1993 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/9

Oversize Volume SV-40464/10

Scrapbook, 1993-1994 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/10

Oversize Volume SV-40464/11

Scrapbook, 1994-1995 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/11

Oversize Volume SV-40464/12

Scrapbook, 1995-1996 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/12

Oversize Volume SV-40464/13

Scrapbook, 1996-1997 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/13

Oversize Volume SV-40464/14

Scrapbook, 1998-1999 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/14

Oversize Volume SV-40464/15

Scrapbook, 1999-2000 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/15

Oversize Volume SV-40464/16

Scrapbook, 2000-2001 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/16

Oversize Volume SV-40464/17

Scrapbook, 2001-2002 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/17

Oversize Volume SV-40464/18

Scrapbook, 2002-2003 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/18

Oversize Volume SV-40464/19

Scrapbook, 2003-2004 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/19

Oversize Volume SV-40464/20

Scrapbook, 2005-2006 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/20

Oversize Volume SV-40464/21

Scrapbook, 2006-2007 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" SV-40464/21

Image Folder PF-40464/1

Photographs, 1956 and 1962-1969 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/1

Includes photographs of the 1965 and 1967 Caswell Beach Retreats and the 1966 Baptist Student Union Convention.

Image Folder PF-40464/2

Undated photographs, circa 1960s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/2

Image Folder PF-40464/3

Undated negatives, circa 1980s and 1990s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/3

Image Folder PF-40464/4-6

Undated photographs from a mission trip, possibly to Jamaica, circa 1989 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/4-6

Image Folder PF-40464/7

Photographs, circa early 1990s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/7

Image Folder PF-40464/8

Negatives and photographs, circa early 1990s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/8

Image Folder PF-40464/9-10

Photographs dated August-September 1998 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/9-10

Image Folder PF-40464/11

Photographs of outings including mini-golf, ice skating, and a fair, circa 1990s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/11

Image Folder PF-40464/12

Photographs of intramural sports, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/12

Image Folder PF-40464/13

Photographs of intramural sports, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/13

Image Folder PF-40464/14-15

Photographs of an outdoor spring event, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/14-15

Image Folder PF-40464/16

Photographs of an outdoor event with children, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/16

Image Folder PF-40464/17-18

Photographs of holiday celebrations and special events, including Halloween, Christmas, Valentine's Day, and an event called "Something Precious," circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/17-18

Image Folder PF-40464/19

Photographs of Disciple Now 2003 and a leaf raking event, early 2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/19

Image Folder PF-40464/20

Photographs submitted but not used for the scrapbook, 2005-2006 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/20

Image Folder PF-40464/21

Photographs of a mission trip to Jamaica, circa 2000s; Fall Retreat at Camp Oak Hill, 2007 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/21

Image Folder PF-40464/22

Undated photographs, circa late 1980s-early 1990s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/22

Image Folder PF-40464/23-24

Undated photographs, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/23-24

Image Folder PF-40464/25-29

Undated photographs, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/25-29

Image Folder PF-40464/30-34

Undated photographs, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/30-34

Image Folder PF-40464/35-40

Undated photographs, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/35-40

Image Folder PF-40464/41-43

Undated photographs, circa 1990s-2000s #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/41-43

Image Folder PF-40464/44

Photograph of seniors, 2009 and group photograph, undated #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/44

Image Folder PF-40464/45

Photographic slides, May 1994 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/45

Image Folder PF-40464/46

Photographic slides, May-August 1994 #40464, Series: "Baptist Student Union of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1950-2007" PF-40464/46

Approximately 142 slides, some labelled "Miami."

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jennifer Coggins and Alex Japha, April 2016

Encoded by: Gergana Abernathy, April 2016

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