Title of Collection
James Marvin Powell Papers, 1840-1990
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of booklets, Christian register from "Gospel Proclamation", correspondence, dissertations, biographical information, and personal papers. Arranged alphabetically by subject, the collection date ranges from the 1840s through the 1900s. Also contains artwork, "What Our Savior Saw From the Cross." The original painting was by James Tissot; the print was donated by Doug Foster by J.M. Powell and was accrued into this collection.
James Marvin Powell served Churches of Christ as a minister, author, historian and college administrator. Married to Mildred Cliett Powell. Began preaching at Cedar Grove in Nashville, Tennessee in 1927. Served as a preacher for many congregations throughout the United States. Served from 1966-1969 as President of Ohio Valley College in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1: Subjects beginning with A-L Box 2: Subjects beginning with M-R Box 3: Subjects beginning with S-W Flat File B4:"What Our Savior Saw From the Cross" by James Tissot
Extent of Collection
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #21
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, James Marvin Powell Papers, 1840-1990. Center for Restoration Studies MS #21. 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
Reid/Purcell, Audrey Schaffner
Larimore, A.V.; Lipscomb, A.B.; Gano, John Allen; McGarvey, John William; O’Kelly, James; Pendleton, W.K.
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