Title of Collection
Mission Journal, Carl H. Stem Papers, 1967-1990
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.
Mission Journal is a religious publication that began printing in 1967; it is no longer active.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.
The collection is arranged by material type. Correspondence is ordered alphabetically by recipient. Financial documents are sorted by type and then by date.
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)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #62
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, Mission Journal, Carl H. Stem Papers, 1967-1990. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff Kayla Sanderson
Stem, Carl Herbert (1935- ); Baker, Don;
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