Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection includes personal and professional papers of Frank Pack, including correspondence, research materials, institutional papers, and photographs.
The collection is housed in 36 boxes and 16 series.
Frank Pack served as a preacher and educator. He began preaching in 1932, the summer before he entered David Lipscomb College. He completed his B.A. at the University of Chattanooga. He received his M.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1939 and began teaching Bible at David Lipscomb College in 1940. In 1945 he moved to California to begin his PhD at University of Southern California and also began teaching Bible at Pepperdine College. In 1949, he joined the Bible faculty at Abilene Christian University, where he served for 14 years. In 1964, he returned to Pepperdine, where he remained until his retirement in 1986 at age 70. During his time teaching, he maintained a steady career as a preacher. He was also a prolific writer, having published nine books and over 300 journal articles during his career.
Frank Pack Family
The collection is arranged by material type and then loosely by subject. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author.
[first folder] Finding Aid
Series list (this list was not created by the original processor):
Series 1: Institutional Documents
Series 2: Correspondence
Series 3: Sermon Outlines
Series 4: Course Descriptions and Lesson Plans
Series 5: Religious Publications - The Gospel Advocate, The Exegete, etc.
Series 6: Student Papers
Series 7: Notes: World Religions
Series 8: Notes: History of the Ancient World and Archaeology
Series 9: Notes: Ethics and Philosophy
Series 10: Notes: Textual Criticisms
Series 11: Notes: Old Testament
Series 12: Notes: New Testament
Series 13: Notes: New Testament
Series 14: Christian Doctrine
Series 15: Church History
Series 16: Church Practices
Churches of Christ--Texas
Churches of Christ--Tennessee
Churches of Christ--California
Extent of Collection
18.0 linear feet (36 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #20
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Walter Frank Pack Papers, 1940-1989. Center for Restoration Studies MS #20. 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
ACU StaffKayla Sanderson
Pack, Walter Frank, 1916-1998
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