Document Type

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Scope and Content Note

William Edward McDaniel’s papers include yearbooks and programs from Abilene Christian College and sermon charts, notes and slides from his years in ministry.

Biographical Note

William Edward McDaniel was born on October 21, 1923 in Odem, Texas. He attended Abilene Christian College where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1944. He met Bettie Jo Yancey (1926-2020) through church and the two were married. They served churches in Brazoria County area and then in Aldine, Texas. The couple had two children, Jim and Jolinda. William passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage on April 3, 1955. Betty Jo worked as a teacher’s aid until her retirement. She passed away on March 21, 2020.

Donor Note

McDaniel family


Materials were kept in the order they were received as much as possible.

Content List

See PDF finding aid for folder inventory.



Extent of Collection

3 linear feet (2 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #539

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 and Mac Ice


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