Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-19-2017

Inclusive Dates--Span

1850s-2017

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1950-2010

Scope and Content Note

ACU Library staff began this set of files to collect and preserve biographical information about ministers, evangelists, missionaries, editors, preachers, authors and other church leaders among Churches of Christ and Christian Churches. It includes clippings, obituaries, articles by or about the subjects, photographs, ephemera and other information. It complements two similar sets of vertical files: the CRS Missions and Congregational Vertical Files. In 2016 arrangement and order was improved by removing many published items (tracts and pamphlets) to be catalogued. Some non-Stone-Campbell-related files were discovered in this process and were weeded from the collection. The entire set was refoldered and relabeled and this inventory created.

Donor Note

ACU Library staff collected these files from many sources, especially through donor gifts and submission.

Arrangement

The Church Leaders Biographical Vertical File is arranged in alphabetical order by the subject’s last name, then in alphabetical order by first name. Each entry in this finding aid corresponds to a discrete folder (or folders where indicated) within the vertical file. The folders are labelled with the subject’s name and the generic call number (REST—VF—Bio)

Content List

See accompanying document for full folder-level contents list.

Language

English

Extent of Collection

Five four-drawer file cabinets

Manuscript Number

REST—VF—Bio

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Materials are housed in Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library, Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas and are non-circulating. Access is available during normal business hours; prior appointments are preferred. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce items from this collection must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

Don Waldrop; McGarvey Ice

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

 
 

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