Jill Botticelli Cabal

Jill Botticelli Cabal

Director of Libraries and Archivist
Instructor of History

Headshot Jill Cabal



  • M.L.S., State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.S., Arlington Baptist University

Mrs. Cabal serves as director of libraries and archivist at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and as instructor of history at Texas Baptist College. She previously served at Southwestern as associate director of the B.H. Carroll Center for Baptist Heritage and Mission and archivist. She has also served as library director and professor at Arlington Baptist University.

Mrs. Cabal is the author of The Founding Faculty of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Seminary Hill Press, 2017) and contributed a chapter to Profiles of Faithfulness (Seminary Hill Press, 2021) and Faithful Words: A Collection of Reference Point Devotions for Librarians (Association of Christian Librarians, 2022). She has also contributed articles and book reviews to Baptist History and Heritage Journal and The Christian Librarian.

Mrs. Cabal is a Certified Archivist and a member of a number of professional academies and societies including, the Academy of Certified Archivists, Society for American Archivists, Association of Christian Librarians, American Theological Library Association, American Library Association, Association of Librarians and Archivists at Baptist Institutions, American Historical Society, and Baptist History and Heritage Society.

She is married to Ted and has one grown daughter.

Meet Jill Botticelli Cabal

Patient and kind are words used to describe Jill Botticelli, librarian and archivist at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and instructor of history at Texas Baptist College. Botticelli grew up in a Christian home that moved from Fort Scott, Kansas, to Wellington, New Zealand, where her parents began serving as missionaries when she was eight years old.

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