Alfred Ellmore

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Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains some of the personal notebooks of Alfred Ellmore.

Biographical Note

Alfred Ellmore was born in southern Indiana in 1838. He knew his desire to preach from a young age. Ellmore began preaching in 1865. Along with preaching, he also wrote for periodicals, such as Gospel Advocate, Christian Leader, and Gospel Echo and these books: Which is the True Church? (1877); Maple Valley Poems (1892); Gems, Proverbs and Allegories (1912); and Sermons and Sayings (1918). He served as president of Gunter Bible College in Gunter, Texas from 1912 to 1922. After this, he returned to his native Indiana. He died in 1925 from complications associated with a broken hip.

Donor Note

Donated ca. 2002 by Dorothy Brenton (of Bloomington, Indiana) great-granddaughter of Alfred Ellmore.


The notebooks in this collection are arranged by date.

Content List

Box 1
[Alfred Ellmore 1888-1890 Newspaper Scrapbook (1 of 3)]
[Alfred Ellmore 1890-1892 Newspaper Scrapbook (2 of 3)]
[Alfred Ellmore 1892-1893 Newspaper Scrapbook (3 of 3)]

Box 2
[Alfred Ellmore 1887-1888;1913-1915 Newspaper Scrapbook (1 of 2)]
[Alfred Ellmore 1908 Newspaper Scrapbook (2 of 2)]



Extent of Collection

1.0 linear feet (2 boxes)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #56

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Abilene Christian University Special Collections and Archives to make an appointment.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Kayla Sanderson, Amanda Dietz, Mac Ice

Subjects--Personal Names

Ellmore, Alfred, 1838-1925


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