Title of Collection

John W. (J.W.) Vandivier Collection, 1850-1927

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photos, sermon notes, correspondence, gospel meeting flyers, etc. pertaining to the ministry of J.W. Vandivier. Vandivier worked with the Church of Christ in Bolivar, PA, and had connections to the Indianapolis area as well. At one point in his career, he was involved in a controversy with noted restoration leader Daniel Sommer.

Donor Note


Content List

Folder List: Christian Leader - J.W. Vandivier Obituary Photographs Geneology Postcards Tracts Gospel Meetings Correspondence Clippings Book of handwritten sermon outlines Notebook with church attendance and contribution records from the church in Bolivar, PA


Churches of Christ--Pennsylvania (Bolivar)



Extent of Collection

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #210

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 Schaffner

Subjects--Personal Names

Vandivier, John W.


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