Scope and Content Note
Two boxes of mission correspondence, Bible teaching materials, and mementos and artifacts from the Brazil mission of Walter and Mary Nelle Kreidel.
The following biographical note is excerpted from the Obituary for Walter Edwin Kreidel: "Walter Edwin Kreidel, age 87, of Franklin, TN passed away August 21, 2019. Walter and his wife Mary Nelle Kreidel served as missionaries in Brazil for over 30 years. They planted churches, teaching and investing in the lives of men and women who are still carrying on the work of evangelizing to this day. After he retired, they made their home in Franklin, TN to be closer to their children, where they have lived for the past 14 years, continuing to serve and invest in the lives of others."
Mary Nelle Kreidel
Arranged into five series.
Series I: Mission/Evangelism History
Series II: Mission Correspondence
Series III: Bible Lessons/Notes
Series IV: VHS tapes and DVDs
Series V: Artifacts/Mementos from Brazil
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Brazil Mission History/Notes
Evangelism and Discipleship Notes
Bible Lessons/Notes (5 folders)
VHS Tapes (8 tapes)
DVDs (3 copies of “Celebrating a Lifetime of Service”)
Artwork of Brazil
4 wooden statues
Carved Brazil nut
Churches of Christ -- History -- 20th century Churches of Christ -- Texas – Abilene Manuscripts
Extent of Collection
3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #571
Center for Restoration Studies
[Identification of item], [file or folder name], Walter and Mary Nelle Kreidel Papers, 1965-1996. Center for Restoration Studies MS #571. 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
Erica Pye and Mac Ice
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