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Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern: Archival Research Tips

This guide is designed to introduce researchers to Archives and Special Collections at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Archival Research Tips

Wherever your home and base of research are located, odds are there are archives nearby and online resources that can enrich your research. The following pages are intended to help you discover these resources and plan for productive research whether you are a Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) student who regularly visits campus, a distance student in close proximity to other religious archives, or a lifelong learner interested in discovering historical resources online.

Discovering Archival Resources at Southeastern
Learn about the most efficient ways to discover different types of materials in Archives and Special Collections at SEBTS.

Discovering Archival Resources at Other Institutions
Learn how to find archival resources that match your research needs in other archives.

Planning for Productive Research
Learn how to prepare and plan for a productive research visit at SEBTS or another institution.

Identifying Primary Sources
Learn how to distinguish between primary and secondary sources in your research.