Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of material from Otis Gatewood's missionary career. The majority of the collection is composed of correspondence, papers, and audio and visual materials. In addition, plaques, certificates, pictures, photos, memorabilia, church directories, books, and scrapbooks are included. Some printed materials were removed and cataloged into the print collection as needed. Additional print materials will be likewise relocated and the collection condensed at a future date.
Otis Gatewood was a prominent missionary and preacher in the post-World War II era. He was active in the European mission efforts and ministered in West Germany for ten years. He authored You Can Do Personal Work and There Is A God In Heaven and was a frequent contributor to lectureships and periodicals among Churches of Christ.
The materials are loosely arranged by material type and subject.
See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.
Churches of Christ--Germany, Churches of Christ--Russia
Extent of Collection
52 linear feet (38 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #164
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Otis Gatewood Papers, 1911-1999. Center for Restoration Studies MS #164. 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
Audrey Schaffner, Beth Purcell, Lance Ferguson, James Bridwell, Austin Brown, Brady Cox, Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice, Avery Reinoehl