Title of Collection

Mission Journal, Carl H. Stem Papers, 1967-1990


Carl H. Stem

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the institutional records of Mission Journal, as collected by Carl H. Stem. Materials include correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and copies of the original journal. The collection is housed in 14 boxes.

Biographical Note

Mission Journal is a religious publication that began printing in 1967; it is no longer active. Carl Stem served as secretary/treasurer for the publication during its operating period. Stem was born in 1935. He received his Ph.D. from the Harvard University in Business. He also served as dean of the Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University.

Donor Note



The collection is arranged by material type. Correspondence is ordered alphabetically by recipient. Financial documents are sorted by type and then by date.

Content List

Box 1: Correspondence: Anderson - Stem, 1973 Box 2: Correspondence: Stem, 1974 - US Post Office Box 3: Correspondence: IRS, 1970-1990; Cash Dispersement Records, 1977-1988; Cash Receipts Journal, 1977-1983 Box 4: Cash Receipts Journal, 1984-1988; Income and Expense Reports, 1967-1988 Box 5: Bank Statements and Invoices; Address Listings; Subscription Additions Box 6: Subscription Payment Records; Trustee Pledge Reports, 1972-1988 Box 7: Printed Materials: Newsletters, Newspaper Articles, Surveys Box 8: Legal Documents: Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws; Loan Documents; Tax Documents, 1968-1992; Trustee Meeting Minutes, 1968-1971 Box 9: Trustee Meeting Minutes, 1977-1987; Other Meeting Minutes; Candidate Resumes; Office procedures Box 10: Reports to the Board, 1969-1985; Olbricht Papers, 1967-1971; Trustee Lists, 1967-1988; Diskette Records Box 11: "Whose in Charge Here Anyway?" pamphlet; Notecard records; "The Mission of Mission Journal" by Dave Regan Audiotape Box 12: Check Journals, 1984-1988; Trustee Pledge Reports, 1977-1989 Box 13: Check Journals, 1973-1976, 1984-1988; Original Issues of Mission Journal; Emails about the history of the Mission Journal and Restoration Quarterly; History of the Marion Luther Stem and Eliza Jane Taylor Stem Family of Middle Tennessee - By Carl H. Stem (March 2016) Box 14: Individual Checks



Extent of Collection

6.5 linear feet (14 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #62

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

Stem, Carl Herbert (1935- ); Baker, Don;


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