R.L. Roberts Collection, 1921-2001


R L. Roberts

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes personal papers, maps, teaching materials, and photos from R.L. Roberts. Also included are R.L. Robert's nameplate, some photos and frames, a poster, notes, and teaching material. In addition some clippings, sermon and class notes, articles, correspondence, index cards, sunday school material, and other files can be found in this collection. Correspondence between R.L. Roberts and Richard T. Hughes is present as well as an early manuscript from R.L. Roberts. This collection also includes newspapers/magazines, photos, portraits, and some large maps.

Donor Note

R.L. Roberts Family

Content List

Box 1: Personal Papers, sermon and class notes, correspondence, and clippings Box 2: Personal papers, sermon and class notes, articles, correspondence, and clippings Box 3: Personal Papers, legal notepads, clippings, and rough drafts and correspondence between R.L. Roberts and Richard T. Hughes for their co-authored work, "The Churches of Christ" Greenwood Press Box 4: Personal Papers, legal notepads, articles, maps, a photo of ACU, and Roberts' desk nameplate Box 5: Card catalog index cards Box 6: Road maps and site maps Box 7: Restoration Quarterly materials, Sunday school material, church pamphlets, and photos Box 8: Large maps, portraits, photos, and newspapers/magazines [oversized and located on bottom of shelf] Box 9: Miscellaneous papers, correspondence, and articles Box 10-19: Papers [alphabetized] Box 20: Papers, card catalog, photos Box 21: Binders, card catalog Box 22-23: Manuscript notes Box 24: Photos Box 25-28: Cassette tapes Flat File B6: Photos


Churches of Christ--Texas



Extent of Collection

36 linear feet (27 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #157

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Closed to public research. Contact Milliken Special Collections for assistance.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Ferguson/Purcell/Bridwell, Audrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Hughes, Richard T.; Roberts, J.W.; Roberts, R.L.


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