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Collection Rev. E. L. Miller collection-added material received 22 August 2005
Title Rev. E. L. Miller collection-added material received 22 August 2005
Accession number BCA05-13
Admin/Biographical History Rev. Edward Lewis Miller (1880-1957). Teacher, Pastor, Evangelist. Rev. Miller was born in Tremont, PA, and was the son of Lewis H. and Margaret A. Roberts Miller. He graduated from Ashland College in 1912, while at Ashland he played on the football team and was known as Saint Miller. He taught school and was a pastor at Nappanee, IN; Uniontown, PA; and Mansfield, OH (1912 to 1924). Miller taught school and ministered to the Mauertown, VA, Brethren Church, 1924 to 1957. He was also moderator of General Conference in 1941. He also served for twenty-five years on the Ashland College Board of Trustees, with four years as board president. He was a member of the National Sunday School Board and served as vice president for 20 years.

At Mauertown, VA he taught the Alexander Mack Men's Bible class. He was a talented musician and organized a number of bands and orchestras. In his younger years Rev. Miller taught at Woodstock High School, and served as Principals of the Maurertown Grade School and Savannah Academy, Savannah, Ohio.

He was married to Miss Anna Galbraith, a native of Glasgow, Scotland. His second marriage was to Miss Martha Schmael of St. James, MD; she preceded him in death in 1953. There are four daughters; Miss Margaret Ann Miller, of Washington; Mrs. Lois Pilch of Chevy Chase, Md.; Mrs. Dorothy M. Redman, of Falls Church; and Mrs. Eleanor M. Colman, of Amherst, Wis.; a brother, John R. Miller of Philadelphia, and a sister Gertrude Sunday, of Duncannon, PA.

Caption Rev. E. L. Miller and family
Catalog Number BCA05-13
Creator Rev. E. L. Miller
Dates of Accumulation 1908 to 1922
Dates of Creation 1908
Imagefile 001\BCA0513.JPG
Object Name Collection
Related Publications Record 1 of 2
LOCATIONS Brethren Hdqrts. Archives & SEM Brethren Collection & SEM Circ
AUTHOR Brethren Church (Ashland Group).
TITLE The Brethren pastor's complete handbook.
TITLE The Brethren pastor's handbook.
IMPRINT Ashland, OH : Brethren Publishing Co., 1974.
SUBJECT Brethren Church (Ashland Group) -- Clergy.
SUBJECT Brethren Church (Ashland Group) -- Liturgy.
1 > Brethren Hdqrts. Archiv BX7829.B55 B74 1974 LIB USE ONLY
2 > SEM Brethren Collection BX7829.B55 B74 1974 AVAILABLE
3 > SEM Circ BX7829.B55 B74 1974 AVAILABLE

Record 2 of 2
LOCATIONS Brethren Hdqrts. Archives
AUTHOR Shepard, F. S., ed.
TITLE Men's songs, no. 1 : a collection of sacred songs for male voices
/ edited by F.S. Shepard.
IMPRINT New York : Lorenz Publishing Co., c1900.
DESCRIPT 1 v. ; 19 cm.
SUBJECT Hymns, English.
SUBJECT Service books (Music)
NOTE 90 hymns.
NOTE With music.
1 > Brethren Hdqrts. Archiv M2083 .S54 1900 LIB USE ONLY
Scope & Content These are added material received on 22 August 2005 for the Rev. E. L. Miller collection. These items were sent by the family of Rev. Miller.

The following files are part of this collection.

Ashland College credit sheets-1908, 1909, 1910, 1911.
College debates
Conflict of Christianity and Heathenism.
Constitutions and Bylaws
Dwight L. Moody
E. L. Miller notebook-Xmas 1922-Maurertown, VA.
Inter-Collegiate debate-Ashland-VS-Otterbein, April 10, 1912
The Mission of the Church
My charge-Nat. Ministerial Assoc. 1922
An Original Story
Our College Times
The Passing by the U. S. Senate-resolved that legislation should be shaped toward the gradual abandonment of the protective tariff.
Sermon notes
Soliloquy of the old town oak
[postcard] special services-First Brethren Church
Search Terms Brethren Church
Subjects Brethren churches