Steven Lemley Collection, 1880-2007


Steven Lemley

Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a notebook containing church "rolls" that were made by James L. Castleman and Smith Lemley. The collection also contains a document "By Faith: A Story for the Descendants of Sam and Amy Lemley and J.C. and Nora Belle Carothers" written by Steven S. Lemley in 2007 following his mother's death.

Biographical Note

Steven S. Lemley attended Pepperdine University where he earned a B. A. in History in 1966 and a M. A. in History in 1970. He later attended Ohio State University where he received a Ph.D. in Communication in 1973. Lemley worked at Lubbock Christian University, first as Dean from 1978 to 1982, and then as President from 1982-1983, before he returned to Pepperdine University. Lemley has held many roles at Pepperdine including Associate Dean of Student Life from 1972 to 1976, Dean of Student Life from 1976 to 1978, Provost from 1993 to 2000, and as an Associate Professor of Communication.

Donor Note

Steven S. Lemley


Arranged in chronological order.

Content List

One notebook containing "roll" dating 1880-1887 "By Faith: A Story for the Descendants of Sam and Amy Lemley and J.C. and Nora Belle Carothers" by Steven S. Lemley in 2007


Churches of Christ--Texas



Extent of Collection

2 folders This collection is housed in the small manuscripts filing cabinet.

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #159

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Bridwell, Audrey Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Castleman, James L.; Lemley, Smith; Lemley, Steven S.; Lemley, Sam; Lemley, Amy; Carothers, J.C.; Carothers, Nora Belle


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