Loreta Kelley Papers, 1929-2015


Loreta Kelley

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection includes tracts, church bulletins and programs, periodicals, ACU Bible lectures, newspaper clippings, the Harding Graduate School bulletin, and materials on Lylian Arledge. The collection was donated by Loreta (Lewis, 1939) Kelley, ACU assistant professor emerita. Loreta's husband was V.W. Kelley, former president of the ACU Alumni Association. Loreta's brothers are Dr. LeMoine Lewis, former ACU professor, Dr. Jack Lewis, professor at Harding University Graduate School of Religion, and Clyde Lewis, who worked at the Harding Graduate School Library in Memphis. Append: Collection of pamphlets, clippings, expense book from Lemoine Lewis's youth, funeral program for E.W. McMillan, postcards, and family bible. Family bible boxed separately. For more information on Lemoine Lewis, see MS #13. Also, for genealogical information about the Lewis family, see Stanley family bible (accession#: R 2013.036 catalog location: C 220.52 I29).

Donor Note

Loreta (Lewis, 1939) Kelley and family


This collection is arranged by subject.

Content List

Box 1 Folder 1: Tracts Folder 2: Church Bulletins and Programs Folder 3: Just a Moment--Periodical (Quinlan, TX) Folder 4: Lylian Arledge Materials Folder 5: Harding Graduate School Bulletin Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings Folder 7: ACU Bible Lectures Folder 8: Miscellaneous Printed Material Folder 9: Loreta Kelley Memorial Service, March 2015 Folder 10: Postcards Folder 11: E.W. McMillan Funeral Program Folder 12: Lemoine Lewis Expense Booklet Folder 13: Power for Today Periodicals - 2009-2011 Folder 14-16: Pamphlets Folder 17: Christian Helper - College CofC (Abilene, TX) - Feb. 1933 Drawing of College CofC - 1952 Charcoal sketch of V.W. Kelley - 1945 (located in flat filing C4) Cassette Tape - "The Special Gift of Children" - Mike Armour - Skillman Church of Christ (Dallas, TX) Kelley Family Bible


Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Harding Graduate School



Extent of Collection

One box

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #246

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

Kelley, Loreta; Kelley, V.W.; Lewis, LeMoine; Lewis, Jack; Lewis, Clyde; Arledge, Lylian


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