Title of Collection

John Thomas Lewis Collection, 1900

Creators

John T. Lewis

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Inclusive Dates--Span

1900

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes four photographs of early faculty members of Nashville Bible School (David Lipscomb College) founded in 1891. The photographs of David Lipscomb, J.W. Shepherd, E.A. Elam, and William Anderson hung in one picture frame in the study of John T. Lewis who preached in Birmingham, Alabama for many years. John T. Lewis graduated from Nashville Bible College in 1906 and the four men pictured were his professors.

Biographical Note

John T. Lewis (1876-1964) graduated from Nashville Bible School (David Lipscomb College) in 1906. He was instrumental in preaching to the Birmingham, Alabama area. He planted many churches, including the Almaville Church of Christ which stood very near his home.

Donor Note

Dr. David Lewis

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in order of the photographs in the frame. They are numbered 1-4 which corresponded to position from left to right.

Content List

This collection includes photographs of David Lipscomb, J.W. Shepherd, E.A. Elam, and William Anderson.

Subjects

Churches of Christ--Alabama (Birmingham); Nashville Bible College; David Lipscomb College

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

1 folder (housed in Small Manuscripts Filing Cabinet)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #296

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointmen

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

ACU Staff, Audrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Lipscomb, David, 1831-1917; Shepherd, James Walter, 1861-1948; Elam, Edwin Alexander, 1855-1922; Anderson, William, 1848-1905; Lewis, John Thomas, 1876-1964

Comments

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