Scope and Content Note
These papers include correspondence, legal documents, and other print materials from Luther Doniphan Burrus’ life and legal career. Burrus litigated several cases between Christian Churches and state agencies of the Disciples of Christ in the years preceding Restructure.
Luther Doniphan Burrus was born to Luther and Maupin Burrus on 22 January 1921 in Richmond, Kentucky. He served in World War II and in 1943 he married Anna Belle Prather (1919-1996). The couple lived in Kentucky where Luther worked as an attorney and they were active in the Lyndon Christian Church.
Christian Restoration Association
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Bound legal materials
Newspaper and print clippings
Oversized panoramic photograph of 1974 North American Christian Convention in Anaheim, California in flat file.
Extent of Collection
3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #531
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Luther Doniphan Burrus Papers, 1945-1975. Center for Restoration Studies MS #531. 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 ands Mac Ice