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Alexander Campbell

The following books and articles about, Alexander Campbell, theologian, educator, founder of Bethany College, and Disciples of Christ, can be found at the West Virginia Archives Library.


Ballantine, William. A Treatise on the Elder's Office: Showing the Qualifications of Elders, and How the First Churches Obtained Them...Necessity of a Presbytery in Every Church, Printed by Author, Bethany, Virginia, 1833.
286.6 B188 Pam.

Brookes, Iveson L. A Defense of Southern Slavery, Against the Attacks of Henry Clay and Alexander Campbell, Hamburg, South Carolina, Robinson and Carlisle, 1851.
326.973 B872 Pam.

Campbell, Alexander. An Address on the Amelioration of the Social State, Delivered in Louisville, Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky, Prentice and Weissinger, 1839.
306 C187a Pam.

_________________. Address on War, Washington D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office, 1937.
172.4 C15.

_________________. An Address to the Members of the Union Literary Society, of Miami University, Ohio, Bethany, Virginia, A. Campbell,1844.
153.98 C187 Pam.

__________________. Delusions: an Analysis of the Book of Mormon, With an Examination of its Internal and External Evidences, and a Refutation of its Pretences to Divine Authority..., Boston, MA, Benjamin Greene, 1832.
289.3 C187 Pam.

__________________. The Millennial Harbinger: v.2, No. 1-12; 1831 {microfilm], Morgantown, West Virginia, West Virginia University, n. d.
Mi 50-6.

__________________. Popular Lectures and Addresses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, James Challen and Sons, 1864.
815 C187.

__________________. Report of the Proceedings of a General Meeting of Messengers, From Thirteen Congregations Held in Wellsburg, Virginia on Saturday, the 12th of April, 1834, Bethany, West Virginia, Alexander Campbell, 1834.
286.6 C187 Pam.

Campbell, Selina Huntington (Bakewell). Home Life and Reminiscences of Alexander Campbell, St. Louis, Missouri, J. Burns, 1882.
270 C15.

Cochran, Louis. The Fool of God: A Novel Based Upon the Life of Alexander Campbell, New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1958.
F C663f.

Comstock, Jim. The West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Richwood, West Virginia, 1976.
R 975.4003 C379 v.4.

Gresham, Perry Epler. The Sage of Bethany: A Pioneer in Broadcloth, St. Louis, Missouri, Bethany Press, 1960.

Richardson, Robert. Memoirs of Alexander Campbell, Embracing a View of the Origin, Progress and Principles of the Religious Reformation Which He Advocated, Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott and Company, 1868-70.
241 C15.

Shields, James Leroy. Alexander Campbell: A Synthesis of Faith and Reason (1823-1860), Microfilm, Ann Arbor, Michigan, University Microfilm.
Mi 48-10.


"Alexander Campbell: Outstanding Figure in History," Princeton Times, 7-31-1963.
"Irish Born Episcopal Minister State's First Great Educator," Fairmont Times, 12-19- 1961.
"Nobody Could Corner Campbell," West Virginia Hillbilly, 7-6-1968.
"The History of the Campbell Homestead" Campbell Historical and Memorial Association, 1925.
"The Home of Alexander Campbell Crusader for Free Inquiry," The Home Insurance Company, n. d.
"The Birthplace of Our Brotherhood, Disciplines of Christ," Osborne Booth, n.d.

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