Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
Thirteen boxes of awards, media, sermon and class note material, and correspondence.
Freddy Carl Brecheen was born November 26, 1929. He grew up in Hollis, Oklahoma, and went on to Abilene Christian College. He went on to earn additional graduate degrees from Harding University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married Ethelyn “Smitty” Smith on October 21, 1952. The couple had three children. Carl Brecheen preached throughout Arkansas and Texas before settling in Abilene. He worked at ACU for 46 years as a professor of Bible and was active in the campus community life as director of ACU’s Bible Teachers Workshop from 1966-1990s and ACU’s Lectureship (now Summit) from 1970-1993. Brecheen died December 19, 2019.
For more information about Carl Brecheen, see “ACU Remembers: Dr. Carl Brecheen” by Dr. Cheryl Mann Bacon, ACU Today, December 19, 2019. https://acu.today/2019/12/19/acu-remembers-dr-carl-brecheen/
Ethelyn "Smitty" (Smith) Brecheen
These papers are arranged into four series: Series I: Awards; Series II: Media; Series III: Sermon and Class Note Material; and Series IV: Correspondence.
See PDF finding aid for a folder listing.
Series I. Awards
Series II. Media
Series III. Sermon and Class Note Material
Series IV. Correspondence
Churches of Christ--Texas
Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)
Extent of Collection
13 linear feet (13 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #439
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Freddy Carl Brecheen Papers, 1955-2009. Center for Restoration Studies MS #439. 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
Jeaniece Silas, Sarah Dillinger, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz
Carl Brecheen, Smitty Brecheen, Paul Faulkner