Title of Collection

University Church of Christ (Abilene, TX) Records, 1903-1987

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Inclusive Dates--Bulk


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of various materials and records collected from the University Church of Christ in Abilene, TX. These materials include: Audio reels, photo albums, printed materials, hispanic church materials, sermons, slides, mission reports, 20th Century Christians, correspondences, church bulletins, meeting minutes, Argentina files, congregational studies, mission project reports, attendance records, elders meeting minutes, and audio cassettes. This collection is a compilation of several accessions, including an accession that was once housed in a filing cabinet. An accrual of one folder was added to Box 1 containing a record book of "The Church of Christ at Abilene, Texas" in 1903, and newspaper clippings regarding the history of the Church of Christ in Abilene, the completion of the building for the College Church of Christ in 1952, and the addition of an educational building in 1961.

Donor Note

University Church of Christ


This collection is arranged in no discernible order. The arrangement of accessions that were added to the collection have been kept in their original order, as has the main body of the collection.

Content List

Boxes 1-6: Filing cabinet boxes and additional materials Boxes 7-12: Various materials including elders meeting minutes, congregational studies, mission projects, attendance records, and video/audio tapes. Box 13-65: Audio Reel Box 66: Photo album, printed material, hispanic church materials, sermons Box 67: photo albums, audio reel lists, slides Box 68: Mission Reports Box 69: 20th Century Christians and audio reels Box 70: Missions Reports Box 71: correspondence, mission reports, church bulletins, meeting minutes, misc. papers Box 72: correspondence, mission reports, church bulletins, meeting minutes, misc. papers Box 73: Argentina files, slides, correspondence Box 74: misc. papers audio reels Box 75: audio reels, audio cassettes, slides Box 76: audio cassettes, correspondence Boxes 77-85: Audio reels Box 86: Periodicals Boxes 87-88: Missionary correspondence


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)



Extent of Collection

132 linear feet (88 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #169

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Closed to public research. Contact Milliken Special Collections for assistance

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

ACU StaffAudrey SchaffnerBrady Cox


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