Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a scrapbook from Ila’s time as a student at Abilene Christian College. This scrapbook includes photographs of ACC students and Jesse Mac Sewell, pamphlets from school shows and graduations, some correspondence, newspaper clippings, and biographical information from many fellow ACC students.

Biographical Note

Ila Christine Duncan received an A.B. from Abilene Christian College in 1924, and married Jesse Mac Sewell on December 30, 1926, in El Paso, Texas. She taught English in Ysleta High School (El Paso, Texas), and later received an M.A. from Texas Western College of the University of Texas (later named the University of Texas at El Paso) in 1949. She died on December 25, 2002.

Donor Note

Tom & Ula Windle


The contents of the scrapbook remain in the order in which they were received.

Content List

Box #1

Ila Duncan’s Scrapbook from her time as a student at Abilene Christian College (1921-1924)


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



Extent of Collection

1.25 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #399

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

Subjects--Personal Names

Sewell, Jesse Mac


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Creative Commons License

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