Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection includes photocopies of Hardin’s correspondence between 1933-1937.
John Gresham Hardin was born August 26, 1854 in Mississippi. He married Susan Adams around 1875. Throughout his career as an investor and farmer, and following the discovery of oil on his land, he developed a large fortune which he used to fund construction and trust funds for many educational institutions, including Abilene Christian College, now Abilene Christian University. He died on December 16, 1937.
This collection has been foldered but remains in the same box in which it was found in University Manuscripts.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
October 1933 - March 1934
April 1934 - September 1934
October 1934 - December 1937
Churches of Christ--Texas
Extent of Collection
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #418
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], John Gresham Hardin Papers, 1933-1956. Center for Restoration Studies MS #418. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Brady Cox, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz
Hardin, John Gresham (1854-1937)