Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925 Page: 18
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18 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
The Library contains more than eight thousand carefully
selected volumes. These books are carefully indexed by the
Dewey Cataloging System. A card-index shows what authors
are represented on the book shelves, what subjects are treated,
how many pages in each book, and the date of publication.
Neither time nor effort has been spared in selecting books nor
in making card indexes. More than fifty of the best periodicals
touching the various fields of study are on the shelves of the
TRAINING SCHOOL BUILDING.
This is a model training school building of four rooms. In
this the training school of the Department of Education is conducted.
The building is strictly modern in every respect.
Abilene Christian College is pre-eminently an institution for
Bible in the Curriculum.-Every student is required to study
the Bible every year that he or she remains here.
Chapel Exercises.-Once each day the students are assembled
in the auditorium for chapel services. The program consists
of a song, a selection read from the Bible, prayer, and a
talk. The talks are usually the high lights of the best sermons.
Bible School.-A Bible school of about four hundred members
meets in the different class-rooms of the administration
building on Sunday morning and the class work is conducted by
Church Services.-Abilene is a city of churches. Students are
expected to attend church Sunday morning and night. Regular
services are held in the college auditorium Sunday morning and
Revival Meetings.-Each session two meetings are held. Many
students obey the gospel during these meetings.
The Young Men's Meeting.-Each Monday night is turned
over to the young men to conduct the services. The general
order of the meeting is: songs, Scripture reading, prayer, talks.
Three or four young men do the talking. The program is varied.
A great number of men have an opportunity to speak in public.
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1924-1925, book, June 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45926/m1/20/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.