Title of Collection

Austin Taylor Papers, 1916

Creators

Austin Taylor

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date

11-15-2018

Inclusive Dates--Span

1916

Inclusive Dates--Bulk

1916

Scope and Content Note

The Austin Taylor Papers contain one hymnal printing plate for the hymn "Do All In The Name of The Lord" with shaped notes by Austin Taylor.

Biographical Note

Austin Taylor was born October 14, 1881 to Garrard Banks Taylor and Susan Holloway Taylor in Morgantown, Kentucky. His family moved to Sherman, Texas in 1890. He married Augusta Barbara Jerger in 1908. It was in Texas that his interest in music began to develop. Taylor went on to become a music teacher, hymnal editor, and songwriter whose influence is still seen among the Churches of Christ. His work included editing hymnals published by Firm Foundation in Austin, Texas with G. H. P. Showalter and co-founding the Texas Normal Singing School. Taylor died in 1973 in Uvalde, Texas. The hymnal printing plate in this collection is for the song "Do All In The Name of the Lord." It was first published in New Songs of Praise (Austin, Texas: Firm Foundation, 1916) and quickly became a standard among the Churches of Christ.

Donor Note

Acquired from Jim Fletcher

Arrangement

The hymnal printing plate is in a folder.

Content List

Hymnal printing plate for the song "Do All In the Name of the Lord," 1916.

Subjects

Churches of Christ -- Texas Churches of Christ Churches of Christ -- Hymnody

Language

ENGLISH

Extent of Collection

0.1 linear foot (1 folder)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #481

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Materials are housed in the Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library, Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas and are non-circulating. Access is available during normal business hours; prior appointments are preferred.

Processing Status

Processed

Finding Aid created by

Troy Wade, Mac Ice, and Amanda Dietz

Subjects--Personal Names

Taylor, Austin, 1881-1973

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