Title of Collection
Lawrence Smith Papers, 1896-1972
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains the sermon notes and outlines of G. Dallas Smith. The collection is housed in 7 boxes.
G. Dallas Smith was a noted preacher and author. He began preaching in 1896 and continued to preach full-time until his death. He is the author of two books, "Outlines of Bible Study" and "Lectures on the Bible." He passed away in Cleburne, Tex. in 1920, aged 50. Lawrence L. Smith, son of G. Dallas Smith, was the Business Manager of Abilene Christian University from 1927-1969. In 1971, he was appointed Treasurer of the institution, and upon his retirement in 1972, he was named Treasurer Emeritus.
Lawrence and Lula Smith
The collection appears to have retained the creator's original order.
Box 1: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes; Lawrence Smith bookplates Box 2: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes Box 3: G. Dallas Smith Sermon outlines and notes Box 4: Bound sermon outlines Box 5: Lawrence Smith notes and correspondence on war and the conscientious objector Boxes 6 and 7: G. Dallas Smith Cloth Sermon Charts [oversized]
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Tennessee; Churches of Christ--Kentucky
Extent of Collection
6.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #28
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Lawrence Smith Papers, 1896-1972. Center for Restoration Studies MS #28. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson
Smith, George Dallas (1870-1920); Smith, Lawrence L. (1904-1980)
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