Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

This collection includes genealogical information, correspondence between Robert D. Smith, Sr., Lula Arrington Smith, and their family members. There are sermons, lessons, ledger books, and poetry authored by Smith. Additionally, there are many photographs, mainly of family members.

Biographical Note

Robert D. Smith, Sr. was a Churches of Christ preacher in Texas for over 50 years. Brother of George Dallas Smith, an uncle of Lawrence Leon Smith, Sr.

Donor Note

Debbie Scully


This collection has been arranged by material type, but the materials remain in the order in which they were received.

Content List

Box 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Genealogical information on the Smith family

Box 2
Sermons and lessons written by Robert D. Smith, Sr.
Poetry by Robert D. Smith, Sr.

Box 3

Ledger books
Sermon chart with a pointer
Two Bibles and a scrapbook


Churches of Christ--Texas



Extent of Collection

3 linear feet (3 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #466

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Brady Cox, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz

Subjects--Personal Names

Woods, Guy; Showalter, G. H. P.


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