Title of Collection

Price Billingsley Papers, 1901-1957

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-9-2018

Inclusive Dates--Span

1901-1957

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1933-1957

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes 687 diaries written by Billinglsey ranging from1901 to 1957, typewritten manuscripts, and a few books.

Arrangement

This collection has been reboxed, but remains in the order in which it was found in University Manuscripts.

Content List

Series I: Diaries (687) Box #1 7 Diaries (1901-1917) Box #2 10 Diaries (11/28/14 - 3/1/26; 3/10/33-7/20/34) Box #3 18 Diaries (1/27/34 - 7/31/36) Box #4 24 Diaries (8/1/36 - 8/6/38) Box #5 17 Diaries (8/7/38 - 1/12/39) Box #6 16 Diaries (1/13/39 - 6/15/39) Box #7 16 Diaries (6/15/39 - 9/11/39) Box #8 16 Diaries (9/12/39 - 1/17/40) Box #9 17 Diaries (1/17/40 - 7/28/40) Box #10 19 Diaries (7/29/40 - 1/31/41) Box #11 19 Diaries (2/1/41 - 8/4/41) Box #12 20 Diaries (8/4/41 - 12/8/42) Box #13 18 Diaries (12/8/41 - 4/15/42) Box #14 15 Diaries (4/15/42 - 1/26/43) Box #15 17 Diaries (1/26/43 - 6/20/43) Box #16 18 Diaries (6/21/43 - 1/13/44) Box #17 18 Diaries (1/14/44 - 7/17/44) Box #18 19 Diaries (7/17/44 - 11/29/44) Box #19 19 Diaries (11/30/44 - 4/7/45) Box #20 19 Diaries (4/8/45 - 7/28/45) Box #21 19 Diaries (7/29/45 - 10/27/45) Box #22 18 Diaries (10/28/45 - 1/31/46) Box #23 18 Diaries (2/6/46 - 6/25/46) Box #24 18 Diaries (6/26/46 - 11/2/46) Box #25 18 Diaries (11/2/46 - 7/18/47) Box #26 17 Diaries (7/17/47 - 12/14/47) Box #27 16 Diaries (12/15/47 - 6/30/48) Box #28 15 Diaries (7/1/48 - 5/13/49) Box #29 16 Diaries (5/13/49 - 11/22/50) Box #30 15 Diaries (11/22/50 - 8/18/51) Box #31 16 Diaries (8/19/51 - 3/28/53) Box #32 17 Diaries (3/28/53 - 8/23/53) Box #33 17 Diaries (8/24/53 - 11/27/53) Box #34 17 Diaries (11/26/53 - 9/14/54) Box #35 16 Diaries (9/14/54 - 11/11/55) Box #36 15 Diaries (11/11/55 - 5/31/56) Box #37 15 Diaries (5/31/56 - 10/7/56) Box #38 15 Diaries (10/7/56 - 2/3/57) Box #39 15 Diaries (2/3/57 - 5/9/57) Box #40 15 Diaries (5/15/57 - 8/10/57) Box #41 8 Diaries (8/11/57 - 9/25/57) 9 Diaries (undated and/or topical) Box #42 Photocopies of Price Billingsley’s Diary (1901-1915) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (1901-1902) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (Jan. 1, 1901 - Dec. 31, 1915) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (1911-1925) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (1916-1917) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (September 20, 1917 - March 1, 1921) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (March 10 - September 3, 1933) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (September 1 - October 30, 1933) Box #43 Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (January 27 - March 7, 1934) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (February 15 - March 25, 1935) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (1938) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (January 1 - February 2, 1940) Transcription of Price Billingsley’s Diary (May 19-27, 1943) Transcription and photocopies of Price Billingsley’s Diary (January 15 - February 28, 1949) Series II: Handwritten and Typewritten Material Box #43 (cont.) Vols. 1-4 of Billingsley’s Topical Indexes of his Diaries 1. God 2. Gospel 3. Church 4. Home Box #44 Vols. 5, 7, and one with no number of Billingsley’s Topical Indexes of his Diaries 5. Preachers 7. Heaven Character Vols. 2-8 of autobiographical reflections for a planned autobiography Box #45 Vols. 1-5 of Essays (October - December, 1955) “Keeping a Stiff Line on Self” Box #46 “Preaching Motives” “The Fallen and Disgraced” “The Located” “Faith--In God and Man” (1 of 3) Box #47 “Faith--In God and Man” (2 of 3) “Faith--In God and Man” (3 of 3) “Lines from Old Notes” “Billingsley’s One-Line Sermons” “The Character and Rule of God” Pgs. 110-145 of an untitled manuscript Portions of an untitled manuscript “Shakespeare Paraphrased” Series III: Books and Scrapbooks Box #48 Subscription List of Gospel Advance - Price Billingsley, Editor Preachers of Today - Eds. Batsell Barrett Baxter and M. Norvel Young (1952) 3 Address Books 5 Receipt Books for “Springs of Church Might” 2 Scrapbooks “Essential Elements of Character” - An Address Delivered by Kenneth B. Adams to Graduating Class of Freed-Hardeman College - May 29, 1946

Subjects

Churches of Christ--Texas; Churches of Christ--Tennessee

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

Forty-eight boxes The finding aid is located in box #2

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #411

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox

Comments

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