Title of Collection
Theodore Orosco Norton Papers, 1937-1982
Scope and Content Note
This collection, the personal papers of Theodore Orosco Norton, consists of five boxes of booklets, pamphlets, event material, maps, correspondence, and church bulletins. The collection also includes transcripts from radio sermons, sermon notes, church membership directories, Omagh Bible School history, and notes from Ted Norton. Boxes 7-12 are not processed.
Theodore (Ted) Norton attended and graduated from Abilene Christian in 1928. He served several churches in various cities including Post, Texas; Colorado City, Texas; Sterling City, Texas; Victoria, Texas; Huntsville, Texas; Wichita, Kansas; Snyder, Texas Manhattan, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri. He conducted a weekly radio broadcast on KFH in Wichita, Kansas. He was the editor of the "Primary Quarterly" published by Firm Foundation Co. for eight years. Norton was a member of the Board of Directors of Central Christian College until 1952. Wrote a column for a daily newspaper. He also served as an advisor for Alpha Iota and met with the Council of Religious Advisors at Kansas State University.
Boxes 1-6 are arranged alphabetically by subject. Boxes 7-10 are arranged by material types, and bulletins are then arranged by church location. Boxes 11-12 include a box of sermon notes organized by year.
General Box List: Box 1- A-CAP Box 2- CAR-COR Box 3- D-OC Box 4- OU-ST Box 5- SU-Z Unprocessed materials: Box 7-10: Church bulletins Boxes 11-12: Sermon Notes
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Churches of Christ--Kansas; Churches of Christ, Missouri
Extent of Collection
8 linear feet (12 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript # 35
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Ted O. Norton, 1937-1982. Center for Restoration Studies MS #35. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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