Help Cane Ridge Archives

Christmas Eve’s mail brought the Winter 2012 Cane Ridge Bulletin in which Curator James Trader appeals for donations of select items for their archive.

If you have any of these items, please consider donating it to Cane Ridge:

The Christian Hymn Book, compiled and published by Barton W. Stone and Thomas Adams, 1829.

–H. Leo Boles, Biographical Sketches of Gospel Preachers. Nashville: Gospel Advocate Company, 1932.

Magazine of Western History, 1889 [II], The Cane Ridge Camp Meeting; An Unique Page of Early-Time Kentucky History, pp. 134-143.

Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, byE. M. Carruthers.

–Henry Hare, The Great West 

Herald of Gospel Liberty, New England, Elias Smith, Sept.1, 1808.

–Gloria in Excelsis, (hymnal) 1925, W. E. M. Hackelmen

The Christian Messenger, any issues, any edition.

The Millennial Harbinger. 1987 College Press reprint edition especially volumes for 1832-1836, 1850, 1854, 1857, 1858, 1861, 1865-1867.  Other editions are also welcome (which would be the Old Paths Book Club reprint or the original editions).

Congregational Histories.  Here is James’ note: “We would like to receive copies of Stone-Campbell congregational histories, particularly those with direct links to Cane Ridge, Barton Stone, and especially those from within Kentucky.”

Risograph Supplies.  Again, James says:Cane Ridge has a well-used Risograph RC6300 Duplicator which uses hard-to-find supplies.  If you would like to donate any of the supplies please contact us.  Need are: Masters 56W; RA and RC inks (any color, esp black); color drums for the RC6300 (this machine can print up to 11 x 17 paper).

Contact info is:

Contact James Trader at:  curator [at]

Mailing address is PO Box 26, Paris, KY  40362

Make it a New Year’s Resolution to visit the Cane Ridge Shrine.  They open for tours on April 1.


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