Robert S. Bell

Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains some of the personal papers of Robert 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, Texas. 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 in Dallas, Texas.

Donor Note



The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Content List

Box 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid Index #1 A-D
Index #2 E-G
Index #3 H-O
Index #4 P-Z
Elders and Deacons A-M Elders and Deacons N-Z

Box 2
Index Volume I Newspaper Clippings, Tracts
Index Volume II A-B, Bible
Index Volume III C. Charts, Christ
Index Volume IV Church, Preston Road Church, Communism Index
Volume V D-F
Index Volume VI G-I Growing

Box 3
Index Volume VII J-L
Index Volume VIII M-P
Index Volume IX Prayer, Q-S, Speeches Index Volume X Stewardship, T-Z


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 Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

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

Subjects--Personal Names

Bell, Robert S.


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