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Scope and Content Note
These papers document the life and ministry of Harvey Cleveland Bream, Jr. through sermon notes, topical files, and A/V materials.
Biographical note excerpted from Christian Standard:
“Former Christian college president and longtime Christian Restoration Association trustee Harvey C. Bream Jr., 95, of Mason, Ohio, died on Saturday, Dec. 1. His funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Christ’s Church at Mason.
Mr. Bream served the Lord in many roles through the years. He was president of Cincinnati Bible College and Seminary (now called Cincinnati Christian University) from 1970 to 1986, and was chancellor an additional 3 years. He had served as trustee with the CRA since 1951, while also serving 10 years as CRA director and editor of The Restoration Herald, and 7 years as the CRA’s general evangelist.
He had ministries with Chatham Christian Church, Augusta, Ky.; Kentontown Christian Church, Mount Olivet, Ky.; Montgomery Road Church of Christ, Cincinnati; and Forest Dale Church of Christ (twice) in Cincinnati. He also established or helped establish several churches. Since 2003, Mr. Bream had been serving as teaching minister with Bright (Ind.) Christian Church. Mr. Bream was baptized into Christ December 15, 1933, and ordained May 1944, the year he was awarded his BA in ministry at Cincinnati. He died just weeks after the passing of his wife, Mary Ann, on Oct. 16. The couple were married 69 years and had four children, the late Deborah Fenner, Christine Lambert, Harvey III, and Scott; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.”
See “CRA Trustee, Former College President Harvey C. Bream Jr. Dies,” by Christian Standard, 4 December 2018, https://christianstandard.com/2018/12/41870/
Christian Restoration Association
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Extent of Collection
10.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #532
Center for Restoration Studies
: [identification of item], [file or folder name], Harvey Cleveland Bream, Jr. Papers, 1945-2018. Center for Restoration Studies MS #532. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
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Amanda Dietz ands Mac Ice