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Scope and Content Note

These papers include a biography, funeral sermons, research, and pictures of and taken by Harold Kennamer.

Biographical Note

Archie 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

Box 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Funeral Sermon Outlines
Upper Spencer
Tribute Dinner
Kennamer (Personal) Restoration
Restoration Pictures
RestorationTour Slides (1 of 2)
Restoration Tour Slides (2 of 2)
Greece Slides
Greece and Rome Slides
Rome Slides
Vacation: Rome and Pompeii Slides
England Slides
Egypt Slides
Lebanon, Syria, Egypt Slides
Egypt and Masadra Slides
Holyland Slides (1of 6)
Holyland Slides (2 of 6)
Holyland Slides (3 of 6)
Holyland Slides (4 of 6)
Holyland Slides (5 of 6)
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

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #433

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

D. Brandon Morrison, Mac Ice, Amanda Dietz


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