Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
These papers include one loose-leaf notebook of typed sermon outlines.
Biographical information from www.therestorationmovement.com:
“Everett Oscar Coffman was born December 6, 1882 in Five Points, Tennessee. He was baptized at the age of seventeen by Bob Abernathy, August, 1900. He attended Peabody College, and later he went to Abilene Christian College. There he had the degree of Bachelor of Arts conferred upon him. His post graduate degree of M.A. was earned at the University of Alabama. In 1911 Coffman married Lena Mae Kelley on November 29th of that year. He had one daughter, Imogene Coffman Nix.
E.O. Coffman began preaching in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee in 1909. He served several churches in Lawrence County, Tennessee and Lauderdale County, Alabama. He held gospel meetings all over that area as well. At any one time he preach for four or more congregations on any given month. He was known and respected in Lawrence County through his school teaching, by which he provided the greater portion of his income. He served the Lawrence County school system for 52 years. He was principal of Lawrence County High School for 38 years. The E.O. Coffman Middle School is located on 111 Lafayette Street, Lawrenceburg, named in his honor. He served the community and the Lord's Church faithfully until his death February 1, 1971 and is now buried in the Mimosa Cemetery in Lawrenceburg.”
The loose-leaf notebook remains in the order it was received.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
One loose-leaf notebook of typed sermon outlines
Extent of Collection
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #514
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Everett Oscar Coffman Papers, 1928-1934. Center for Restoration Studies MS #514. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
Amanda Dietz and Mac Ice