Title of Collection
Frank Pack Papers, 1940-1989
Scope and Content Note
This collection includes personal and professional papers of Frank Pack, including, correspondence, research materials, institutional papers, and photographs. The collection is housed in 36 boxes and 16 series.
Frank Pack served as a preacher and educator. He began preaching in 1932, the summer before he entered David Lipscomb College. He completed his B.A. at the University of Chattanooga. He received his M.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1939, and began teaching on the Bible faculty at David Lipscomb College in 1940. In 1945, he moved to California to begin his PhD at University of Southern California, and also began teaching Bible at Pepperdine University at this time. In 1949, he joined the Bible faculty at Abilene Christian University, where he served on the faculty for 14 years. In 1964, he returned to the faculty at Pepperdine, where he remained until his retirement in 1986 at age 70. During his time teaching, he maintained a steady career as a preacher. He was also a prolific writer, having published 9 books and over 300 journal articles during his career.
Frank Pack Family
The collection is arranged by material type and then loosely by subject. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author.
Following is a series list of the contents in the collection (this list was not created by the original processor): S1: Institutional Documents S2: Correspondence S3: Sermon Outlines S4: Course Descriptions and Lesson Plans S5: Religious Publications - The Gospel Advocate, The Exegete, etc. S6: Student Papers S7: Notes: World Religions S8: Notes: History of the Ancient World and Archaeology S9: Notes: Ethics and Philosophy S10: Notes: Textual Criticisms S11: Notes: Old Testament S12: Notes: New Testament S13: Notes: New Testament; S14: Christian Doctrine; S15: Church History; S16: Church Practices
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Tennessee; Churches of Christ--California
Extent of Collection
18.0 linear feet (36 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #20
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder name, Walter Frank Pack Papers, 1940-1989. Center for Restoration Studies MS #20. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment
Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson
Pack, Walter Frank, 1916-1998; David Lipscomb College; Pepperdine University; Abilene Christian University
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