Title of Collection

Mission Journal, Robert Randolph Papers, 1981-1988


Robert Randolph

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Inclusive Dates--Bulk


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the institutional records of Mission Journal, as collected by Robert M. Randolph. This collection includes individual correspondence, mailings, board documents, financial papers, a staff directory, articles, speeches, pamphlets, clippings, and manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Mission Journal is a religious publication that began printing in 1967; it is no longer active. Robert M. Randolph has degrees from Abilene Christian College, Pepperdine University, Yale, Brandeis, and the Andover Newton Theological School. He has worked at MIT since 1978, and he played a vital role in organizing and founding what is known as student Support Services. Randolph is now MIT's Chaplain to the Institute. Prior to MIT, Randolph was a chaplain, an inner-city minister, a director of residence, and an instructor in History.

Donor Note

Dr. Robert M. Randolph


The financial papers are arranged chronologically and the correspondence is arranged alphabetically.

Content List

Box 1: Correspondence Adrian-Matthews Box 2: Correspondence Merrel-Wright / Board Documents Box 3: Board Documents / Printed Material / Financial Papers / Literary Productions


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



Extent of Collection

1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #61

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

Purcell/Reid/Longwell/Bridwell, Audrey Schaffner


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