Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains some of the personal and professional papers of Dr. Leroy Garrett. Materials include Correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, photographs and personal literary productions. The collection is housed in 27 boxes.
Leroy Garrett (1918-2015) was a Biblical scholar, historian and prolific writer and critic among Churches of Christ. He is perhaps best known for his book-length history of the Stone-Campbell Movement, the title of which popularized the use of the term ‘Stone-Campbell Movement’ as a short-hand description. He was also a long-time editor of the Restoration Review. Dr. Garrett attended Abilene Christian University, Princeton Seminary, and Harvard University (Ph.D.). He taught at MacMurry College (Illinois), Bethany College (West Virginia), Texas Women's University (Denton, Texas) and Bishop College (Dallas, Texas).
Leroy Garrett, Bob D. Lewis
The processors retained the original order as received.
See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.
Extent of Collection
14.5 linear feet (27 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #66
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Leroy Garrett Papers, 1947-2004. Center for Restoration Studies MS #66. 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
Kayla Sanderson, Ron Longwell, Bridwell, Winters/Reid, Brady Cox, Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice
Garrett, Leroy, 1918-2015