Southern Publishing Association (Tennessee) (Nashville2, Tennessee, US)

A former publishing house located at 1900 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, Tennessee. It served the Southern and Southwestern union conferences. Earlier Seventh-day Adventist Publishing Work in the South. In 1890 the short-lived Southwestern Publishing Company in Dallas, Texas, first issued The Southern Sentinel, “devoted to the defense of Religious Liberty.” On Sept. 1, 1889, the Review and Herald of Battle Creek, Michigan, opened a branch in Atlanta, Georgia, which on Dec. 1, 1891, began a four-page mimeographed colporteur newsletter, The Southern Agent, which eventually became These Times. The first Seventh-day Adventist printing in Nashville was done by the Tennessee River Conference and J. E. White. In 1900 the conference began The Tennessee River Watchman, often called The Watchman. J. ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.