Title of Collection
February 4, 1956-January 15, 1995
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains a large preponderance of sermon outlines, along with notes, lessons, correspondence, church bulletins, printed charts and articles, and several sermon manuscripts.
Morris Solon May was born July 10, 1926 in Winfield, Alabama. He served in the Navy during World War II as a typist in the Pacific. He married Helen “Maxine” Ehl on April 5, 1947. The couple had four children. He preached at the Church of Christ in Yakima, Washington for many years and also worked as a millwright in Richland, Washington. He retired in College Station, Texas, and died February 25, 2016.
The papers were given by Dan May
The original order was largely kept in tact, but considerable arrangement was included when none seemed to exist. The collection is arranged topically into folders labelled articles, sermon manuscripts, sermon outlines, church bulletins, notes, lessons, correspondence, and marriage and funeral manuscripts. Within each folder the documents were arranged chronologically if a date was written.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Lenox Building News (1 folder)
Wednesday night lessons (1 folder)
Dated Sermon Outlines (1 folder)
Articles (2 folders)
Church bulletins (4 folders)
Funerals and Weddings (1 folder)
Sermon Manuscripts (1 folder)
Correspondence (1 folder)
Undated Sermon Outlines (1 folder)
Home Bible Church Lessons (1 folder)
Notes (3 folders)
Charts (2 folders)
Lessons (2 folders)
Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ, Stone-Campbell Movement, Restoration Movement
Extent of Collection
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #429
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Morris Solon May Papers, 1956-1995. Center for Restoration Studies MS #429. 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
Adam Lubbers, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz