Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains some of the institutional records of Mission Journal as generated and collected by Carl H. Stem in his capacity as member of that journal’s board of trustees. Materials include correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, and copies of the original journal. An additional box of correspondence relating to the establishment and reception of Mission Journal was accrued at the end.
The correspondence includes letters by Tom Olbricht, Leroy Garrett, and Roy Bowen Ward. Also included are a statement by the elders of the Brown Trail Church of Christ in Bedford, Texas disfellowshipping the Central Church of Christ in Irving, Texas where Mission Journal was headquartered. The Central Church of Christ preacher's response has also been included. The collection is housed in 15 boxes.
Carl Herbert Stem served as secretary/treasurer for the publication Mission Journal during its operating period. Stem was born in 1935. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Business. He also served as dean of the Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University.
Carl Herbert Stem
Processors retained Stem’s original order and folder labeling.
See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.
Extent of Collection
6.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #62
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Carl Herbert Stem Papers, 1964-1997. Center for Restoration Studies MS #62. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
ACU StaffKayla Sanderson, Brady Cox, Troy Wade, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz
Stem, Carl Herbert (1935- ); Baker, Don;