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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, biographical content, radio sermon scripts, prayers, newspaper articles, church bulletins, mimeographed and manuscript materials from Thomas G. Fowler, Sr., of San Antonio, TX, and James F. Fowler of Irving, Texas, and Birmingham, Alabama. Some radio sermon transcripts have two copies.

Biographical Note

Thomas Gideon Fowler, Sr., was an evangelist for more than 50 years mainly in the San Antonio, Texas, area. He was the father of Thomas Gideon Fowler, Jr. (1917-2001) and James Franklin Fowler (1919-1979). James Franklin Fowler preached in Churches of Christ in Temple, Texas; Dallas, Texas; College Station, Texas; Irving, Texas; and Birmingham, Alabama.

Donor Note

Collected by Thomas G. Fowler, Jr., and Wilma Fowler of New Braunfels, TX, and inherited by Thomas Allen Fowler, the donor, a grandson of Thomas G. Fowler, Sr., and a nephew of James F. Fowler.


This collection is arranged by author and then by material type.

Content List

These papers are arranged in two series: Series I: Materials by Thomas G. Fowler, Sr. and Series II: Materials by James Franklin Fowler. See PDF finding aid for folder-level listing.



Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #495

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, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz


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