As the official depository for records of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention, Riley-Hickingbotham Library is home to more
Arkansas Baptist materials than can be found anywhere else. Major components of the holdings are church records, in addition to
Baptist publications. Most records are available in their original form as well as on microfilm.
An every-name index to association records through the year 1900 allows easy access to names of thousands of nineteenth-century Arkansas Baptists.
The following maps show the geographic expansion of Arkansas Baptist Associations during the latter half of the nineteenth-century: 1850map, 1860 map, 1870 map, 1880 map, 1890 map, 1900 map.