Title: The John Hugh Dargan Family Papers
Creator: The Dargan Family
Provenance: Louise and Margaret Watson, granddaughters of John Hugh Dargan, donated his sermons and lecture notes on July 1, 1968. Louise Watson donated John H. Darganís baptismal robe on August 25, 2003.
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Date Range: 1830-1878
Abstract: This collection includes sermons written by John Hugh Dargan between 1872 and 1877, as well as his lecture notes from his time at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The baptismal robe also belonged to John H. Dargan and was made by his mother. The collection also houses correspondence from John Orr Beasley Dargan written between 1832 and 1878. The vast majority of the letters are to James C. Furman and discuss personal, ministerial, and South Carolina Baptist Convention matters.
Scope and Content: Box 1: Dargan Family Papers; Box 2: John H. Dargan Baptismal Robe
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 1968-068, 2003-030