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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of rolled sets of drawings of churches, mainly Churches of Christ in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, as well as of a few church-related buildings. Included are designs, master plans, construction drawings, and blueprints. In addition to the drawings, there are one complete set of contract administration files for one church building; about fifty clippings, articles, and letters; and a few memorabilia. There is one large framed painting (box 81) in oversized storage (in art room).

Biographical Note

V. Aubrey Hallum is an architect in Ft. Worth, Texas. He was born August 16, 1930 in Seymour, Texas, to Dixie Jewell (nee Bryant) Hallum (1912-2004) and Vernon D. Hallum (1904-1992). He holds the Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas (1956). After an architectural internship in 1957 in Washington, D.C., Hallum opened an architectural office in Highland Park (Dallas, Texas) in 1961. He retired from practice after 53 years in 2014. Hallum married Yvonne Bevil in 1955. They have two sons, David and Jeffrey.

Donor Note

Gift of V. Aubrey Hallum


The materials are arranged in three series: I. Drawings; II. Papers IIa Files; IIb Letters, articles, etc. The latter was arranged by the creator. ; III. Memorabilia.


Churches of Christ
Church architecture
Church buildings -- Texas
Military chapels



Extent of Collection

32 linear feet (81 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #485

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

Carisse Berryhill, Daniel Lozano, Charlie Monroe


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