Title of Collection

Lloyd A. Boyll Papers, 1942-2016


Lloyd A. Boyll

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

A collection of audio tapes from a lecture series, notes from a lecture series, transparencies, and manuscripts from books. Included is a paper by Boyll on the Sommer Segment movement within the Restoration Movement and the manuscript of "A Spiritual Odyssey." This collection also includes a book of sermons, Boyll's Minister's Personal Record Book: 1942-1990s, and a video series - The Heritage of the Church (Recorded at Elmwood Ave. Church of Christ in Lafayette, IN) -1994. In addition are various papers collected, written by, or pertaining to Lloyd A. Boyll.

Biographical Note

Lloyd A. Boyll was born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1917. He began preaching in Sullivan in 1941, two years after he married his wife, Stella Ellinger. He attended Indiana State Teachers' College and Terre Haute (BS, MS). He served churches in Sullivan, Indiana, Mentone, Indiana, Evanston, Illinois, and Lafayette, Indiana. Boyll taught American History in Sullivan public schools for seven years while preaching for small churches. Co-editor and publisher of Fellowship News, 1948-1953. Conducted a daily radio program at Evanston, Illinois for nearly a year. Taught Bible to Purdue University students in a cooperative housing unit maintained for Christian boys. Editor of A New Spirit.

Donor Note

Lloyd A. Boyll family


Arranged alphabetically (from back to front of box) by subject.

Content List

Box 1: Folder 1: Transparencies used in "Our Heritage" lectures Folder 2: Tapes from "Our Heritage" lectures Folder 3: Papers on Stone-Campbell History Folder 4: Notes from "Our Heritage" lectures Folder 5: Book manuscript by Boyll 1999 Folder 6: Book by Boyll 1997 Boxes 2-3: Papers, Books, Notes Box 4: VHS Tapes from "Our Heritage Series" and notecard sermons


Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Churches of Christ--Indiana



Extent of Collection

2 linear feet (4 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #59

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 StaffAudrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Sommer Segment Movement; Boyll, Lloyd A.


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