Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Wilford R. Penny Student Bible, 1937-1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Penny, Wilford R.
Title: Wilford R. Penny student Bible
Dates: 1937-1940
Abstract Wilford Ray Penny (1915- ) is an alumnus of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a former Presbyterian pastor in Texas, and a retired Certified Public Accountant with a long career in California. This collection consists of Wilford R. Penny’s Bible used while he was a student at Austin Seminary from 1937-1940.
Identification: 2011-009
Extent: 1 volume
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Biographical note

Wilford Ray Penny (1915- ) is an alumnus of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a former Presbyterian pastor in Texas, and a retired Certified Public Accountant with a long career in California. Penny was born on July 13, 1915 in Waxahachie, Texas. After attending Daniel Baker College, Abilene Christian College, and Austin College, where he earned a B.A. in 1937, Penny went on to earn a Bachelor of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1940. Penny served as a pastor in Laredo, Texas from 1940-1942, but moved to California to be closer to his family after becoming ill. After his recovery, Penny went on to become a Certified Public Accountant, a career in which he served until his retirement to Washington State in 2002.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Wilford R. Penny’s Bible used while he was a student at Austin Seminary from 1937-1940 (The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments / translated out of the original tongues / being the version set forth A.D. 1611 / compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1881-1885 / newly edited by the American Revision Committee, A.D. 1901 / standard edition). The Bible is heavily annotated by Penny with Dr. Thomas White Currie’s teaching outlines for each book. Also includes pasted-in pages of typed notes.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Penny, Wilford R., 1915-
Organizations
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary--Study and teaching.
Subjects
Bible. English.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Wilford R. Penny student Bible, 1937-1940, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Processing Information

Processed by Kristy Sorensen, Archivist, January 5, 2012.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
E044b Bible (published 1901), with annotations and pasted-in outlines, 1937-1940