This collection is arranged into three series and chronologically within each series. The pastoral and pulpit work in Series 1 is arranged by year and the majority documents his work as a pastor in multiple churches.
The Ollin Jackson Owens Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, programs, photographs, seminary papers, sermons, church directories, rolls, and bulletins that reflect his pastoral and pulpit work and his promotion of retirement plans as an employee of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Annuity Board. Correspondence from 1947-1948 regarding teaching the Bible in public schools. His wife added selected condolences after his death.