Title of Collection

Harold Kennamer Papers


Harold Kennamer

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


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Scope and Content Note

This is a biography, Funeral Sermons, Research, and Pictures of and taken by Harold Kennamer.

Biographical Note

Harold Kennamer was born October 8, 1915 in Woodville to David Campbell Kennamer and Clemmie Isom Kennamer. He died on December 19, 2014 in Abilene and was buried in Woodville, Alabama. He was active in communities where he ministered with churches. He was the first president of the Chamber of Commerce in Keller, TX. In Tulia, TX, he was a member of the Kiwanis Club for 15 years and served as club president. He campaigned to elect a state representative to the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature, and the Tulia chapter was the first in Texas to establish an endowed foundation. Harold conducted gospel meetings in Estevan, Saskatchewan and Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Montana, Alabama, Texas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and Utah. For 26 years, he conducted a series of meetings with the oldest congregation in the state of Georgia at Pleasant Grove which was established in 1848 and integrated from the beginning.

Donor Note

Carrise Berryhill, William E. Young, Dun Kennnemar Young


The collection is organized into 23 folders housed in one box.

Content List

Folder 1- Control File Folder 2- Biography Folder 3- Funeral Sermon Outlines Folder 4- Upper Spencer Folder 5- Tibute Dinner Folder 6- Kennamer (Personal)Restoration Folder 7- Restoration Pictures Folder 8- RestorationTour Slides (1 of2) Folder 9- Restoration Tour Slides (2 of 2) Folder 10- Greece Slides Folder 11- Greece and Rome Slides Folder 12- Rome Slides Folder 13- Vacation: Rome and Pompeii Slides Folder 14- England Slides Folder 15- Egypt Slides Folder 16- Lebenon, Syria, Egypt Slides Folder 17- Egypt and Masadra Slides Folder 18- Holyland Slides (1of 6) Folder 19- Holyland Slides (2 of 6) Folder 20- Holyland Slides (3 of 6) Folder 21- Holyland Slides (4 of 6) Folder 22- Holyland Slides (5 of 6) Folder 23- Holyland Slides (6 of 6)


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene), Churches of Christ, Stone-Campbell Movement, Restoration Movement



Extent of Collection

1 Box

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscript #433

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointment

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

D. Brandon Morrison

Subjects--Personal Names

Folder #2 Harold Kennamer, Laura Keeble, Everett Donaldson, John Smith, Folder #3 Jim Bill McInteer, Eugene W. Clevenger, Basil Overton, Paul M. Tucker, Fred B. Walker, Elvis H. Huffard, Paul M. Hunton, James W. Watkins, Granville Brown, Wayne Emmons, John P. Murphree, Chales E. Crouch, Ralph Burris, Claud Lamar Jr., Joe D. Gray, Jess M. Wilcoxson, Jack Wilhelm, L. Arnold Watson. Folder #4 Upper Spencer Folder #5 Reuel Lemmons, Lyndon B. Johnson, F.E. Kennamer,


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