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Scope and Content Note

Personal papers of H. R. Stringer, including sermon charts (about 30), sermon notes, correspondence, photographs, pictorial directories, and personal histories.

Biographical Note

The following biographical note is excerpted from

“Hezekiah “Hezzie” Rastus “H. R.” Stringer was an evangelist…and was a charter member of the Adams Grove congregation in Mississippi which later became Cold Springs Church of Christ. The group met in Stringer’s home for five years while they searched for a permanent location.”

H. R. Stringer,,

Donor Note

Larry and Sandra Vance (she is H.R. Stringer's granddaughter).

Home address:

100 Whippoorwill Ln.

Ridgeland, MS 39157

Business address:

Hallmark Cleaners

5869 Ridgewood Rd.

Jackson, MS 39511

Phone: 601-946-5528

P.O. Box 13491

Jackson, MS 39236


Materials are loosely arranged by material type.

Content List

Box 1: Folder 1-2: Photographs Folder 3: Bulletins - Cold Springs Church of Christ (Bogue Chitto) Folder 4: Periodicals Folder 5: Personal Histories Folder 6: Personal Documents Folder 7: Pamphlets Folder 8-9: Sermon Notes Folder 10: Correspondence Folder 11: 50th Wedding Anniversary Speech - Quentin Stringer Scribner's Lumber and Log Book (1904) Box 2: Sermon Charts


Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century Churches of Christ -- Mississippi Manuscripts



Extent of Collection

3 linear feet (2 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #307

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Kayla Sanderson, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz, Ashlen Planes


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