Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the programs, financial documents, correspondence, and photographs associated with the Blue Ridge Encampment in North Carolina. This collection also includes papers, sermons on cassette tape, video cassettes, and audio reels, pamphlets, directories, agendas, photos, and minutes from meetings. The collection is housed in 7 boxes.

Biographical Note

The Blue Ridge Encampment began meeting in 1951 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain, North Carolina. The first directors of the camp were A.R. Holton and J.W. Brents. The camp focuses on spiritual messages, singing, fellowship, and recreational activities.

Donor Note



The collection is arranged by material type then by date.

Content List

See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.



Extent of Collection

7.5 linear feet (7 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #38

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

ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz, Brianna Mullins, Avery Reinoehl

Subjects--Personal Names

Horton, A.R.; Brents, J.W.; Goodpasture, B.C.; Mankin, Jim (1936-1998)


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