Document Type

Finding Aid

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings circa 1890 by authors related to Churches of Christ published in various religious periodicals, including the Octographic Review edited by Daniel Sommer. Clippings are pasted into the pages of a Marshall Fields catalog. There are a number of loose clippings. The collection is housed in one box, in one series.

Biographical Note

Sisters Stella Thompson Nelson and Effie Thompson Harlan were daughters of B. F. Thompson (d. 1923), whose obituary is included. Stella lived in Cedarville, KS, and Effie in Winfield, KS.

Donor Note

Gift of Ken Martin, grandson of Stella


Clippings from 1888 to the 1920s trimmed and pasted in a Marshall Fields catalog. Folder 2 contains additional loose clippings.

Content List

Box 1
[First Folder] Finding Aid
Folder 2: Loose clippings


Churches of Christ -- History -- 19th century
Nelson, Stella Thompson
Harlan, Effie Thompson
Thompson, B. F., d. 1923
Sommer, Daniel
Octographic Review



Extent of Collection

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Manuscript Number

Center for Restoration Studies Manuscripts #494

Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce items from this collection must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Carisse Berryhill


Finding aid for the Stella Nelson and Effie Harlan Papers, (1889-1925).


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