Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
Two boxes of reels David Henry Bobo sermons at Fountain Square Church of Christ in Indianapolis, Indiana. These reels were donated by Terry Gardner who obtained them from the Paul Sommer family, who were members at the Fountain Square church. Bobo is likely the speaker on most if not all of the reels. Some reels retain the handwritten labels with sermon titles and dates.
David Henry Bobo was born in 1910 in Alabama. He attended David Lipscomb College from 1929-1933. He then worked with Churches of Christ throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Indiana. He married Madolin Davis (1915-1985) and the two had a daughter in 1938. He began working with the Fountain Square Church of Christ in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1950 where he served until his death in 1985.
Gift from Terry Gardner who obtained them from Paul Sommer family.
Boxes 1 and 2
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Six-inch magnetic tape audio reels. Some reels retain the handwritten labels indicating speaker, sermon titles, and date.
Extent of Collection
2 linear feet (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #519
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], David Henry Papers, 1960s. Center for Restoration Studies MS #519. 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
Mac Ice, Avery Reinoehl, Brianna Mullins, and Amanda Dietz