Abilene Christian University: Margaret and Herman Brown Library, Milliken Special Collections

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Box 29208, Abilene TX, USA 79699
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Christian Churches and Churches of Christ, Churches of Christ
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Associate Dean for Digital Initiatives, Special Collections, and University Archives

Austin Taylor Hymnbook Collection: The nucleus of the collection was a 451-book collection given by the Austin Taylor children. To this have been added hymnals of the Restoration Movement, particularly the paperback American revival hymnals. Collection includes hymnals published by the Firm Foundation and Gospel Advocate, as well as by Austin Taylor and Alexander Campbell. Catalog records available on ALCON, Abilene Library Consortium Online. Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections also has twenty-six original song manuscripts with accompanying explanatory notes and words of Tillit S. Teddlie (1885–1987). Finding aids for the manuscript collection cannot be accessed outside of the Brown Library. Date range: 1854-present.