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Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Records

Identifier: MSS-1639

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of church records. Church membership through the years has included many coal miners in the area. Coal miners still remain active members of the church community, as evidenced by letters from Jim Walters Resources in the Land and Business folder in box 6129.


  • 1873 - 2004

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. 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. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is located in Brookwood, Alabama (in northeastern Tuscaloosa County). This church is a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Association.


2.0 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Includes records of the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church located in the coal mining community of Brookwood, Alabama.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Scott, 2004
Guide to Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266