Title of Collection

Lawrence Smith Papers, 1896-1972

Creators

Lawrence Smith

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2015

Inclusive Dates--Span

1896-1972

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1896-1972

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains the sermon notes and outlines of G. Dallas Smith. The collection is housed in 7 boxes.

Biographical Note

G. Dallas Smith was a noted preacher and author. He began preaching in 1896 and continued to preach full-time until his death. He is the author of two books, "Outlines of Bible Study" and "Lectures on the Bible." He passed away in Cleburne, Tex. in 1920, aged 50. Lawrence L. Smith, son of G. Dallas Smith, was the Business Manager of Abilene Christian University from 1927-1969. In 1971, he was appointed Treasurer of the institution, and upon his retirement in 1972, he was named Treasurer Emeritus.

Donor Note

Lawrence and Lula Smith

Arrangement

The collection appears to have retained the creator's original order.

Content List

Box 1: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes; Lawrence Smith bookplates Box 2: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes Box 3: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes Box 4: Bound sermon outlines Box 5: Lawrence Smith notes and correspondence on war and the conscientious objector Boxes 6 and 7: G. Dallas Smith Cloth Sermon Charts [oversized]

Subjects

Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Tennessee; Churches of Christ--Kentucky

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

6.5 linear feet (7 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #28

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

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

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson

Subjects--Personal Names

Smith, George Dallas (1870-1920); Smith, Lawrence L. (1904-1980)

Comments

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