Title of Collection

Robert S. Bell Papers, 1936-1988


Robert S. Bell

Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains some of the personal papers of R.S. Bell. These include outlines and research of various topics relating to Church of Christ doctrine, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and tracts. The collection is housed in 3 boxes.

Biographical Note

Robert S. Bell was a Dallas businessman. He served as accountant for several CPA firms. He served as executive vice president, president, and chairman of the board for Wyatt's Food Stores Inc., a company in Dallas, Tex. In 1955, Wyatt's Cafeterias spun-off from Wyatt's Food Stores. The company elected Bell as president and executive director at that time. In 1976, he received an honorary doctorate from Abilene Christian University. Bell was an elder at Preston Road Church of Christ, Dallas, Tex.

Donor Note

R.S. Bell


The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Content List

Box 1: Lesson Index, 4 volumes; Lessons and addresses on elders and deacons, 2 volumes Box 2: Bound Lesson outlines, newspaper clippings, and tracts, Volumes I-VI Box 3: Bound lesson outlines, newspaper clippings, and tracts, Volumes VII-X


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Dallas)



Extent of Collection

3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #40

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

ACU StaffKayla Sanderson

Subjects--Personal Names

Bell, Robert S.


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