Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of the personal papers of E.W. McMillan. Includes personal correspondence, books, photographs, scrapbooks, sermons, lectures, notes, and teaching materials. Also contains Ibaraki Christian College papers, film strips, slides, plaques, certificates, a ceremonial Bible, and a pair of geta.
Edward Washington McMillan, a minister, author, and editor, was born in Baden, Texas on September 27, 1889. He attended Gunter Bible College, Austin College, Baylor University, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Preached in the majority of the United States and in Japan, China, Korea, and India. Founded Ibaraki Christian College in Japan and served as president. McMillan served as president of Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas. He served in Churches of Christ in Waco, Cleburne, Abilene, Fort Worth, Lubbock, and Garland, Texas; Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee; and in Santa Ana and Whittier, California. He served as a part of the ACC Bible faculty from 1929-1934. McMillan died at the age of 101 in 1992 and is buried at Holloway Cemetery south of Sherman, Texas.
This collection is loosely arranged by subject and content type. Mainly contains personal and business correspondence and learning materials for teaching the Bible.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Ibaraki correspondence and lectures
Early educational material
Lessons and Exams (specifically from
Columbia Christian College)
Church lessons on leadership and family
Sunday school lessons
Newspaper and magazine clippings
Manuscripts and correspondence
Correspondence, outlines, and notebooks
Teaching material, pictures, notebooks, and correspondence
Abilene Christian correspondence and teaching materials
Scrapbooks, pictures, and letters for 92nd birthday
Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century Churches of Christ -- Periodicals Churches of Christ -- Texas – Abilene Education, higher -- Texas -- Abilene
Extent of Collection
15 linear feet (28 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #17
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Edward Washington McMillan Papers, 1863-1986. Center for Restoration Studies MS #17. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Sessions/Purcell/Reid/Longwell, Audrey Schaffner
Stevens, John C., Baxter, Batsell Barrett; McBee, Bill; Shattuck, Lete; McMillan, Charles; McMillan, Mrs. E.W.
Finding aid for Edward Washington McMillan Papers, (1863-1986).