Title of Collection
New Salem Church of Christ (Snowville, VA) Records, 1890-1964
Scope and Content Note
Large pulpit Bible and ledger book from the New Salem congregation. Pulpit Bible was a gift of the publishers of the American Christian Review as a premium for a group subscription; they ledger book covers the dates ca. 1890-1950. Additionally, includes a wedding gift book for Timothy Edward Walker and Glenda Faye Spain, which includes a genealoogy connecting Walker to the Showalters.
The New Salem Church of Christ was established on the farm of J. T. Showalter near Snowville, VA as a result of a division in the local Christian Church concerning instrumental music, ca. late 1880s. This ledger accounts for the membership of the acapella congregation, led by various members of the Showalter family.
Donated by Tim and Glenda Walker via ACU professor Dr. Monty Lynn.
Box #1 - Bible Box #2 - Church ledger book - Wedding gift book
Churches of Christ--Virginia
Extent of Collection
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #381
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], File or Folder Name, New Salem Church of Christ (Snowville, VA) Records, 1890-1964. Center for Restoration Studies MS #381. Milliken Special Collections, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
McGarvey Ice Brady Cox
Showalter, J. T.; Showalter, G. H. P.
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