Document Type

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Scope and Content Note

This collection includes two scrapbooks and photographs from Bonnie Deal Packer’s time as a student at Abilene Christian College (1918-1920).

Biographical Note

Bonnie Deal Packer was born March 10, 1900. She was a student at Abilene Christian College (1918-1920), and she married Napolean Clinton Packer on February 25, 1922. She died on August 26, 1988.


The materials have been organized by material type.

Content List


Box 1
I. Scrapbooks
Scrapbook including photographs of fellow Abilene Christian College students and teachers, and of the campus (1918-1919) Scrapbook including notes from fellow students, programs from campus events, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs of fellow students (1919-1920)

II. Photographs
21 photographs
Includes photos of Maude Wheeler, Lorah Branch, Bettye Travis, Stella Mason, Berniece Bell, Bes Scruggs, W. C. and Lorah Smith, and other unidentified people (most likely other Abilene Christian College students). Additionally, there are photos of Abilene Christian College buildings and once class photograph (March 1920).


Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century
Education, higher -- Texas -- Abilene



Extent of Collection

.42 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #369

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

Brady Cox, Mac Ice, and Amanda Dietz


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