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Biographical Note

The Red River Family Encampment began in Red River, New Mexico in the summer of 1987 as the vision of Harold and Sally Paden. The Elders of the Southwest Church of Christ in Amarillo, Texas, assisted with the first summer of programming and Jerry C. Lawlis became the first executive director along with Paul Methvin.

Donor Note

Donated to ACU Library summer 2021; donor unknown


Materials are arranged by format and then by year.



Extent of Collection

11 linear feet (11 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #523

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 ands Mac Ice


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