The information for the basic histories of Methodism in Mississippi has come from the annual Journal of the Mississippi Conference and its antecedents and from correspondence and diaries of prominent Methodist ministers. Most of these are indexed.
A Complete history of Methodism as connected with the Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1799-1845) / by John G. Jones. 1887.
Methodism in the Mississippi Conference, 1846-1870 / by John B. Cain. 1939.
Methodism in the Mississippi Conference, 1870-1884 / by W.B. Jones. 1951.
Methodism in the Mississippi Conference, 1884-1919 / by J. Allen Lindsey. 1964.
Methodism in the Mississippi Conference, 1920-1939 / by J. Allen Lindsey. 1980.
A History of North Mississippi Methodism, 1820-1900 / by Gene Ramsey Miller. 1966.
Our heritage, historical highlights of United Methodism in North Mississippi/compiled by the North Mississippi Commission on Archives and History. 1986.
The Mississippi Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church, 1829-1939 / by William Lee Hamrick. 1957.
Mississippi circuit riders, 1865-1965 (Upper Mississippi Conference) /by John Graham. 1969.