Title of Collection
Claud Francis Witty Papers, 1907-1948
Scope and Content Note
This collections contains some of the personal papers of Claud F. Witty. These papers include sermon outlines, journals, correspondence, news articles, and personal writings. This collections is housed in 2 boxes.
Claud F. Witty was born in 1877 in Illinois. He attended Culver-Stockton College and the A.M. Morris School, both in Missouri, and began preaching in Illinois in 1897. In 1912, he settled in the Detroit area and began working with the local churches there. He worked with the Plum Street Church of Christ for two years before establishing the West Side Central Church, where he worked for 32 years. Witty retired from preaching in 1951.
This collection is arranged by material type.
Box 1: Folder 1: Debate Over Instrumental Music Papers Folder 2: Personal Writings Folder 3: Sermon Transcripts and Outlines Folder 4: Trip to the Holy Land Papers Folder 5: Biographical Papers Folder 6: Personal Writings Box 2: Folder 1-3: Sermon Transcripts and Outlines Folder 4-6: Personal Writings
Churches of Christ--Michigan (Detroit)
Extent of Collection
1.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #58
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Claud Francis Witty Papers, 1907-1948. Center for Restoration Studies MS #58. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff Kayla Sanderson
Witty, Claud Francis, 1877-1952
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