Foldered & Finished: Claude Adrian Guild Papers

The Claude Adrian Guild Papers (1939-1992) are processed and ready for researchers. The finding aid for the papers and digitized selections are now available on DigitalCommons@ACU.

The Unity of the Spirit sermon, Box 1, Folder 9, Claude Adrian Guild Papers, 1939-1992. Center for Restoration Studies MS #60. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.

Claude Adrian Guild was born in Buffalo, Montana, in 1916. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Abilene Christian College in 1939 and a Master of Arts in Religion from Pepperdine University in 1978. Guild was raised as member of the Lutheran Church but later converted and began serving as an evangelist for the Churches of Christ. He was baptized by J. C. Bailey in Radville, Saskatchewan. Guild preached for a number of Churches of Christ in Texas including Springtown Church of Christ in Springtown, and Riverside Church of Christ in Fort Worth. In Oregon Guild served at Southwest Church of Christ in Tigard and also held evangelistic meeting across the Western United States and Canada. Additionally, he spent time as a missionary in Australia, and served as the Vice President of Columbia Christian College (Portland, Oregon) and as the President of Fort Worth Christian College (Fort Worth, Texas). Guild died in 1996.

The “Tas-Dil” News, 24 May 1981, Series II, Box 1, Folder 7, Claude Adrian Guild Papers, 1939-1992. Center for Restoration Studies MS #60. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.

This collection includes sermons, scrapbooks, biographical information, notes from graduate studies, and a number of awards. The Australia – Bulletins and Advertisements folder and the red scrapbook provide insight into Guild’s work as a missionary in Australia. The scrapbooks provide the most biographical information and the most substantive correspondence.

Foldered & Finished: George Carter Collection, (1952-1967)

The George Carter Collection, (1952-1967), is ready for researchers. An updated finding aid and digitized selections from the collection are now available on DigitalCommons@ACU.

The Ways of Man, box 1, folder 7, George Carter Papers,
1952-1967. Center for Restoration Studies MS #3. Abilene Christian University Special
Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.

The George Carter Collection contains sermons by various preachers and of the Saskatoon Star, a bulletin for the Saskatoon Church of Christ in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Jesus is the Water of Life, box 2, folder 10, George Carter Papers, 1952-1967. Center for Restoration Studies MS #3. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The collection is arranged numerically and alphabetically. It ranges from 1952 to 1967.

A selection of other manuscripts with connections to Canada: