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Dr. Glenn C. Routt and Ruth W. Routt Papers

Identifier: MS 236

Scope and Contents

Essays, notes, correspondence,pamphlets, photographs, and a book chapter draft. These items document Dr. Glenn C. Routt's teaching career at Brite Divinity College from 1948-1966.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1948 - 1966


Conditions Governing Use

Collection is open for research

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Glenn Routt was born on November 8th, 1918 in Emmett, Idaho. Routt received a Bachelor of Arts at Transylvania University, a Masters of Divinity at Lexington Theological Seminary, a Master's of Sacred Theology from Union Theological Seminary, and did doctoral studies at Columbia University. He taught at Texas Christian University starting in 1948 and is credited with teaching theology to more Christian Church ministers than anyone else in the history of the denomination. During his time at TCU he received the Chancellor's Award for distinguished teaching and also served on multiple boards and in many academic organizations. He died on November 11th, 2012.


1 Linear feet

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged in the original order. One folder of essays, letters, and notes; another of photographs of people related to Brite Divinity School.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Rosalind Routt Schliske, daughter of Dr. Glenn and Ruth Routt.


Guide to Dr. Glenn C. Routt and Ruth W. Routt Papers
Anne Dorf
October, 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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Fort Worth Texas 76129
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