Title of Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains the personal and business correspondence of T.B. Larimore. The business correspondence centers around the establishment of Dixieland College in Gainsville, Florida. Box 1 contains the original documents, box 2 contains use copies.
Theophilus Brown Larimore was among the most widely-known and successful evangelists among Disciples and Churches of Christ from the latter decades of the nineteenth century until his death in 1929. His influence extended widely through his students and his writings.
The collection is separated into papers concerning Dixieland College and personal correspondence. Original arrangement appears to have been maintained.
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Folders 1-4 - Dixieland College Materials
Letters and other material (i.e. title deeds, bank loan forms, etc.) regarding the establishment of a Christian college in Gainesville, Fla. w/ T. B. Larimore as head
Correspondence regarding the establishment of a Christian college and community in Gainesville
Correspondence regarding the establishment of a Christian college and community in Gainesville, Florida. Material regarding building the college in Gainesville (brochures on building products, quotes from architects, etc.)
Folders 5-6 - Correspondence
Two letters from Emma Larimore to ‘Sister Bowers,’ Oct 1914
Four envelopes addressed to Larimore/Dixieland College
Correspondence regarding the establishment of a Christian college and community in Gainesville, Florida.
Card advertising revival meeting at which Larimore preached
Framed announcement for Larimore preaching in Weatherford, TX
Folder 7 - Photograph
Portrait photograph of Larimore
Letter from Ida Wilson donating the photo to ACU
Use copies; researchers wishing to view this collection will handle use copies unless original research necessitates handling the originals.
Extent of Collection
1.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #6
Center for Restoration Studies
[identification of item], [file or folder name], Theophilus Brown Larimore Papers, 1907-1935. Center for Restoration Studies MS #6. Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives, Brown Library. Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.
Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.
Finding Aid created by
ACU Staff, Kayla Sanderson, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz
Larimore, Theophilus Brown, 1843-1929
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