Leroy Garrett

Document Type

Finding Aid

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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.

Biographical Note

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).

Donor Note

Leroy Garrett, Bob D. Lewis


The processors retained the original order as received.

Content List

See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.



Extent of Collection

14.5 linear feet (27 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #66

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Kayla Sanderson, Ron Longwell, Bridwell, Winters/Reid, Brady Cox, Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice

Subjects--Personal Names

Garrett, Leroy, 1918-2015


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