Title of Collection
John Parham Lewis Papers
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains handwritten Bible notes and class outlines, personal correspondence, correspondence with the University of Oklahoma regarding the School of Religion, This collection contains various issues of the Crusader (York College) and the Spring Board (Thorp Spring Christian College) as well as miscellaneous papers, G.C. Brewer biography and a funeral guestbook. In addition, the collection includes an assortment of Lewis' books, sermons, notes, newspaper clippings, and letters (arranged by subject), and a scrapbook. An accrual from University Manuscripts includes three books.
John Parham Lewis was a Church of Christ preacher and teacher. He began preaching in 1921 at the Grandview Heights Church of Christ in Nashville. In 1948, he became a professor of Bible at Abilene Christian College.
The collection has been separated by material type.
Box #1 Handwritten Bible notes and class outlines Class record books and grades from Lewis’s time teaching English at ACC (ACU) Various copies of the Crusader Yearbook (York College) and the Spring Board Yearbook (Thorp Spring Christian College) A scrapbook A copy of the Wallace-Ketcherside Debate with handwritten notes The Paths That Lead to God by Wilbur Fisk Tillet Vanderbilt University Commencement Exercises from 1930. Box #2 A biography of G.C. Brewer Bible class outlines Correspondence with the University of Oklahoma regarding the School of Religion Notes and papers from Lewis’s research on Schools of Religion at State Universities
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)
Extent of Collection
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #12
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, John Parham Lewis Papers. Center for Restoration Studies MS #12. 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 StaffKayla SandersonBrady Cox
Lewis, John Parham, 1903-1985; Abilene Christian College
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