Title of Collection

John Wright Papers, (1844-1847)


John Wright

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

This collection includes the personal diary of Wright and a personal letter sent to Wright by Nathan Field, and a 4th Edition of The Orthodox Preacher.

Biographical Note

John Wright was an elder and minister of the Restoration Movement, commonly accredited leadership of the movement in Indiana. He was born on December 12th, 1785 and died on May 2nd, 1851.

Donor Note

Ellen Miller


This collection is in a single folder with the letter and newspaper remaining within the diary.

Content List

Folder #1 Control File Folder #2 Diary which contains the copy of the "Orthodox Preacher" edited by Arthur Crihfeild and a letter addressed to John Wright from Nathan Feild


Churches of Christ, Stone-Campbell Movement, Restoration Movement



Extent of Collection

2 Folders This collection is housed in the small manuscripts filing cabinet.

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #420

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

DiArron Morrison

Subjects--Personal Names

John Wright, Nathan Feild, Arthur Crihfeild


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