Title of Collection

John Parham Lewis Papers, 1926-1985


John P. Lewis

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

A small collection that contains some personal papers and objects belonging to John Parham Lewis. This collection also contains various issues of "Crusaders" and "Spring Boards" as well as miscellaneous papers, G.C. Brewer biography and a funeral guestbook. In addition, the collection includes an assortment of Lewes' books, sermons, notes, newspaper clippings, and letters (arranged by subject), and a scrapbook. The collection is predominantly handwritten notes on the Bible and Christianity. Also included are books. This collection is housed in one box.

Biographical Note

John Parham Lewis was a Church of Christ preacher and teacher. He began preaching in 1921 at the Grandview Heights Church of Christ in Nashville. In 1948, he became a professor of Bible at Abilene Christian College.

Donor Note



The collection has been separated by material type.

Content List

Box 32: friendship quilt from the Clovis, New Mexico church


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)



Extent of Collection

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #12

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

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

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson

Subjects--Personal Names

Lewis, John Parham, 1903-1985; Abilene Christian College


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