Title of Collection

Jesse Parker Sewell Papers, 1926-1984


Jesse P. Sewell

Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Bible study aids and booklets from Jesse P. Sewell's personal collection. The collection also contains a photo album, dated 1956. The collection is housed in 3 boxes with the album housed separately.

Biographical Note

Jesse P. Sewell served as President of Abilene Christian College from 1912-1924. During this time, ACC secured status as a four-year college and experienced growth, in terms of both building and enrollment. After his term as president, he was appointed President Emeritus of the institution. He also taught Bible as Harding College. Sewell was also a gifted preacher and served in this capacity throughout his career.

Donor Note

Sewell Family


The collection is arranged by material type.

Content List

Box 1: Bible Study Aids and Booklets Box 2: Bible Study Aids and Booklets Box 3: Booklets on Leadership and Religion; Sermon Notes The collection also contains a photo album, dated 1956.


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



Extent of Collection

2.0 linear feet (3 boxes and 1 photo album

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #26

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

Sewell, Jesse Parker (1876-1969)


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