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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of notes, scripture, and sermon notes.

Biographical Note

Tillit Sidney Teddlie was a singing school teacher, composer, publisher, and minister of the Church of Christ. Teddlie was educated in Southern Development Normal in Waco, Texas, a school for advanced instruction in theory and harmony. He also attended what is now North Texas State University. He composed his first song in 1906. During his lifetime, Teddlie taught singing schools for 61 years, composed 130 songs, published 14 song books, and served as a full-time minister, including the Johnson Street Church of Christ (1945–1951), Central Church of Christ in Greenville, Texas, and Churches of Christ in Ennis, Sulphur Springs, Lone Oak and Quinlan. For two years he sang only with Foy E. Wallace, Jr. while traveling across the country for gospel meetings.

Donor Note

Teddlie family


This collection is arranged by subject and subject material.

Content List

[First Folder] Finding Aid

Folder 1
Copies of the songs "May This My Glory Be," "Sunrise in Glory," and "Lift Your Eyes Upon the Harvest"

Folder 2
Sermon Notes (contains contents of various notebooks)


Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century
Churches of Christ -- Texas



Extent of Collection

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #29

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

Julia Reid, Beth Purcell, Audrey Schaffner, Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice

Subjects--Personal Names

Teddlie, Tillit Sydney
Cullum, E.G
Carruth, Mrs. Roy


Finding aid for the Tillit Sidney Teddlie Papers, 1885-1987.


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