Title of Collection

James Harding McCaleb Papers

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

Small collection of letters received by James H. McCaleb near the end of his life, and letters sent and received by Robert G. Neil regarding McCaleb's death. There are also two reflections written by McCaleb 5-6 weeks before his death.

Biographical Note

Robert G. Neil attended college at Lipscomb and completed his degree at Harding. Most of his professional career was spent in education as a teacher at Lipscomb (1933-43), and as principal of Nashville's Clemmons School and East High School. Neil was named Lipscomb's "Alumnus of the Year" in 1987, inducted to Lipscomb's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988, and named a "Lipscomb Legend" in 1999.

Donor Note

Gift of Bob Waldron


This collection was received as a small stack of papers and letters. It has been organized by letters to James H. McCaleb, letters sent and received by Robert G. Neil regarding McCaleb's death, and devotional reflections typed by McCaleb.

Content List

Series I: James Harding McCaleb Correspondence - 1982 Robert Gill Neil Correspondence - 1978-1982 James Harding McCaleb - Devotional Reflections


Churches of Christ--Tennessee; Lipscomb University



Extent of Collection

One folder This collection is housed in the small manuscripts filing cabinet.

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #336

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox

Subjects--Personal Names

McCaleb, James Harding (1896-1982); Neil, Robert Gill (1910-2006)


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