Warder Novak Papers, 1961-1971


Warder Novak

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the personal papers of Warder Novak, including correspondence, lesson plans, Bible subject outlines, and newspaper clippings. Also includes tapes and projectors. Includes bulletins and church correspondence. This collection is housed in 12 boxes.

Donor Note

Lottie Novak, wife.


1. Professional A. Sermon Notes B. Bulletins C. Church Directories 2. Biographical including Photos, Scrapbooks and Papers 3. Media A. Devices B. Tapes

Content List

Novak Sermon Chart lies across the top of the boxes 1.Box that was already accessioned Communism Newspaper Clippings (Eugene) Lectureship Programs Children’s Home VBS-June 5-9,1961 Young Adult Class Greek Persecution 1964 Forms Mission Points of Interest J-K-L P-Q-R Letters not in folder but labeled by organizers saying the city, state S-T-U V-W-X-Y-Z Kindergarten (Program offered by church and has budgets and correspondence) Letters Sent to Sick, Bereaved & New Mothers Men’s Training Class MWM Color Press National Directory Service Graymere CoC foldable OT Survey MWM Color Press Envelope Miscellaneous Zone Program 3 School-type Folders M-N-O Sunday School Misc Data-Promotional Ideas Unmarked Folder Unmarked Folder Business Meeting Minutes West 7th Street Church Columbia, Tennessee G-H-I Pre-School Year 2 Book 1 Age 5 Bibles Homes Green folder of mementos AARP Archive 2. IA. Box 1 Miscellaneous Sermons A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V WX YZ A-B-C D-E-F G-H-I J-K-L M-N-O P-Q-R S-T-U V-W-X-Y-Z Gospel Meetings**Sermons Used Arlington, Virginia Sermons by Novak Sermon Notes Sermon Notes in Booklet The Reminder 1983-1984 Huntingdon, Tennessee The Reminder 1981-1982 Huntingdon, Tennessee Central Bulletin Huntsville, Alabama 3. IB. Box 1 Miscellaneous Bulletins Announcer 1962-64 Arlington, Virginia Announcer 1965-66 Arlington, Virginia Announcer 1967-69 Arlington, Virginia Gospel Guide Clarksville, Texas The Reminder 1974-76 Huntingdon, Tennessee The Reminder 1977-78 Huntingdon, Tennessee The Reminder 1979-80 Huntingdon, Tennessee 37th Street Bulletin Snyder, Texas Tidings of Truth Eugene, Oregon Old Hickory Bulletin 4. IC. Box 1 Arlington Church of Christ 1958-1968 Huntingdon Church of Christ 1973-1990 Huntingdon Church of Christ 1991-2002 Old Hickory Church of Christ 1983-2000 Old Hickory Church of Christ 2003 Church of Christ Bruceton, Tennessee 1984 Hillcrest Church of Christ 1992-1997 Hillcrest Church of Christ 1996-2013 Hillcrest Church of Christ 2000 Church of Christ Eugene, Oregon 2000 West 7th Church of Christ 2002 Northwest Church of Christ 2004 Miscellaneous 5. II. Box 1 John Everett Novak (Warder’s Father)-Autobiography 3 copies Photo album of Warder’s funeral Warder Funeral Program Warder Laminated biography Funeral program Lottie Funeral Program Framed Photo of Warder Tape-Anniversary Message from Thelma and Ed August 1982 Tape-Anniversary Message to Lottie and Warder from Noni Green booklet of poems Three photos of Warder and Lottie Lottie’s American Standard Version Bible King James Version Bible Giant Print Edition Folder of typed book manuscript Binder full of recipes, cards, typed thoughts Family and Friends 2 copies A Year Remembered 2 copies Remember the Times Binder West 7th Church of Christ 6. II. Box 2 Large picture of Warder and Lottie in black folder Poems Depression and Anxiety Pictures Writings on Holidays Columbia, Tennessee Abilene, Texas Arlington, Virginia Old Hickory, Tennessee Huntingdon, Tennessee Bruceton, Tennessee Onion Chapel Church of Christ in Tennessee Oklahoma Christian University Holy Lands Artifacts BiCentennial Presidential Inauguration My Journey and Who’sWho Tigris Sails into the Past and Photographs Head, Brain, Alzheimer’s Cartoons Photographs Papers for My Journey Columbia, Tennessee Holiday Cards Huntsville, Alabama Parts of a Manuscript Tax Receipts Part of My Journey Cheryl Novak Eugene, Oregon Pictures American Biographical Institute International Biographical Centre Miscellaneous Church Resolution Church Correspondence Awards, Church Bulletins, and Notes Womanhood and Elder Notes Papers-Instrumental Music Summer Camp Novak Bible Tour (1 of 2) Novak Bible Tour (2 of 2) Clippings About Novak Paper Bound Guides Travels Magazines New Testament Lessons Travel Miscellaneous 7. II. Box 3 Visiting Syria Israel Guide A Guide to the Cyprus Museum Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Jerash Aphrodite’s Realm A Guide to the Egyptian Museum, Cairo A Compact Guide Luxor Thebes Guide to Rome A Brief Guide to the Dome of the Rock A Historical Guide Old Corinth, Mycenae etc. Travel Lebanon Articles in a Binder (Possibly used for a class he taught) 8. IIIA. Box 1 Film-Peace Within Film-“The Good News” Film-Continuing Steadfastly Film-Bought with a Price Projector 9. IIIA. Box 2 Projector in a box 10. IIIA. Box 3 Projector in a plastic case Headphones 11. IIIA. Box 4 Home Movies-Film 12. IIIB. Box 1 Tapes



Extent of Collection

(12 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #272

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

Kayla SandersonACU Staff


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