Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the personal and professional papers of William Mardell Lynch, including correspondence, research materials, photographs, and church bulletins. The collections is housed in 29 boxes and contains 6 series.

Biographical Note

William Mardell Lynch was a Church of Christ preacher and writer. He began preaching in Memphis, Tennessee in 1939. He also wrote articles for the Gospel Advocate and other publications. In addition, he self-published two short books in 1956, "The Tobacco Tormentors" and "The Hydrogen Bomb and our Most Effective Defense Against It."

Donor Note

Lynch family


The collection is arranged by material type.

Content List


[First Folder] Finding Aid

Boxes 1-6
Personal Papers and Correspondence

Boxes 7-10
Video Tapes and Cassettes

Boxes 11-12
Sermon Outlines

Boxes 13-19
Church Bulletins

Box 20

Boxes 21-24

Boxes 25-29


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



Extent of Collection

15.5 linear feet (29 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #16

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson, Ron Longwell, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz

Subjects--Personal Names

Lynch, William Mardell, 1915-2003
Lynch, Dudley


Finding aid for the William Mardell Lynch Papers, 1939-2003.


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