G. P. Holt

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Scope and Content Note

One folder of photocopies of sermon outlines by George Phillip Holt, Sr. These photocopies were donated by Mike Tune, who received them from his father, Tom Tune. While preaching a gospel meeting in Old Hickory, TN, Holt lent a notebook of sermon outlines to Tom to copy.

Biographical Note

George Phillip Holt, Senior was born in Tennessee on 14 May 1923 to M. F. and Thelma Bowser Holt. As a child he attended Bowser Christian Institute and was influenced by his grandfather, George Phillip Bowser. He married Olivia Busby in 1942. Together they had six children: Thomas Harold Holt, George Holt, Robert Holt, Carlton Holt, Winifred Holt Jackson and Phyllis Holt Davis. G. P. Holt served congregations in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, and Illinois. He was heavily involved with Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas, serving as a board member and receiving an honorary doctorate degree. He died on 3 February 2001.

Donor Note

Mike Tune


One folder of materials. Original order has been maintained.

Content List

Folder 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Sermons by George Phillip Holt, Sr.


Churches of Christ -- History -- 20 th century
G. P. Bowser
George Phillip “G. P.” Holt, Sr.



Extent of Collection

1 folder

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #506

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

Amanda Dietz


Finding aid for the George Phillip Holt, Sr. Papers, 1971-1972.


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