Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection, the personal papers of Theodore Orosco Norton, consists of five boxes of booklets, pamphlets, event material, maps, correspondence, and church bulletins. The collection also includes transcripts from radio sermons, sermon notes, church membership directories, Omagh Bible School history, and notes from Ted Norton.
Theodore “Ted” Orosco Norton attended and graduated from Abilene Christian in 1928. He served several churches in various cities including Post, Texas; Colorado City, Texas; Sterling City, Texas; Victoria, Texas; Huntsville, Texas; Wichita, Kansas; Snyder, Texas Manhattan, Kansas; and Kansas City, Missouri. He conducted a weekly radio broadcast on KFH in Wichita, Kansas. He was the editor of the "Primary Quarterly" published by Firm Foundation Co. for eight years. Norton was a member of the Board of Directors of Central Christian College until 1952. Wrote a column for a daily newspaper. He also served as an advisor for Alpha Iota and met with the Council of Religious Advisors at Kansas State University.
Ted O. Norton
Materials were kept in the order they were received as much as possible. The folder titles listed below in the inventory are a direct transcription from the creator’s original order. In some cases abbreviations have been replaced with fuller name forms. Untitled or blank folders are indicated in square brackets, as in [Untitled folder]. If a processor provides a title for a folder it is also noted in square brackets.
See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Churches of Christ--Kansas; Churches of Christ, Missouri
Extent of Collection
16.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts # 35
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Theodore “Ted” Orosco Norton Papers, 1937-1982. Center for Restoration Studies MS #35. 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
Reid/Purcell, Audrey Schaffner, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz