Title of Collection

Claude A. Guild Papers, 1938-1981


Claude A. Guild

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Inclusive Dates--Bulk


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the personal papers and materials of Claude A. Guild, including sermon outlines, notes, publications, scrapbooks, and awards. The collection also consists of pamphlets, personal papers, and sound recordings. The collection is housed in 12 boxes.

Biographical Note

Claude A. Guild was born in Buffalo, Montana in 1916. He attended College of Idaho and Abilene Christian College, where he received his B.A. Guild also completed an M.A. in Religion at Pepperdine University. He was raised a member of the Lutheran Church, Norwegian Synod, but began serving as an evangelist for the churches of Christ. He has written several books on the matter of his conversion. In 1954, Guild was elected vice president of Columbia Christian College in Portland, Oregon. He also served as a member of the Board of Trustees. At the end of his career as evangelist, he was serving the Riverside Church of Christ in Fort Worth, Tex. Guild died in 1996.

Donor Note

Claude A. Guild; Mark and Nancy Love


This collection is arranged by material type and appears to keep the creator's original order. Boxes 9-12 were added later, remain unprocessed, and maintain no discernible order.

Content List

Box 1-2: Scrapbooks Box 3-4: Sermon Outlines Box 5 (1): Plaques and Awards Box 5 (2): Class Notes: Exegetical Studies; Bound copies of the Springtown Newsletter (Church of Christ, Springtown, Tex.) Box 6: Class Notes: Exegetical Studies; Class Notes: God's View of Missions. Box 7: Class Notes: Christian Education; Class Notes: Exegetical Papers & Reports, 2 vols. Box 8: Class Notes: Christian Ethics; Psychological Factors in Religion and Other Papers; Psychological Aspects Boxes 9-10: Pamphlets Boxes 11-12: Personal Papers, videos, and cassette tapes


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Fort Worth)



Extent of Collection

8.5 linear feet (12 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #60

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

ACU Staff

Subjects--Personal Names

Guild, Claude Adrian, 1916-1996


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