Title of Collection

Theodore Orosco Norton Papers, 1937-1982

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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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. Boxes 7-11 are not processed.

Biographical Note

Theodore (Ted) 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.

Donor Note



Boxes 1-6 are arranged alphabetically by subject. Boxes 7-10 are arranged by material types, and bulletins are then arranged by church location. Boxes 11-12 include a box of sermon notes organized by year.

Content List

General Box List: Box 1- A-CAP Box 2- CAR-COR Box 3- D-OC Box 4- OU-ST Box 5- SU-Z Unprocessed materials: Box 6-9: Church bulletins Boxes 10-11: Sermon Notes


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Churches of Christ--Kansas; Churches of Christ, Missouri



Extent of Collection

11 Boxes

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript # 35

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Reid/Purcell, Audrey Schaffner


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