Tennessee. A world center for the study of Baptist history. Operated by the Council of Seminary Presidents, the SBHLA is one of the major denominational collections in the nation and serves by assignment of the Southern Baptist Convention as the central depository and archives of SBC records.
Rochester, New York. Purpose is to document the history and thought of the Baptist movement in all of its forms. The Library is believed to hold the largest collection of Baptist related research materials in the world. It holds approximately 80,000 volumes, including over 500 volumes of original church records. More than 400 manuscript collections of Baptist ministers, missionaries, and scholars are kept here.