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A Resource for Seventh-day Adventist Pioneer Writings

Welcome!

We are republishing Seventh-day Adventist pioneer material in response to the following counsel:

“Repeat the words of the pioneers in our work, who knew what it cost to search for the truth as for hidden treasure, and who labored to lay the foundation of our work.”

Ellen White, The Review and Herald, May 25, 1905


We invite you to browse our resources.


Don’t Miss the Following Important Notices.


Updated 25 May 2014


Articles on Pioneer Women We restored the online list of articles on pioneer women in past issues of Lest We Forget.
New Reprint Series Launched We have begun to reprint pioneer books in the Adventist Pioneer Library Series. Go to our Books, Periodical, and CD-ROM page for more information.
IMPORTANT! Adventist Pioneer Library has merged with Light Bearers Ministry! You will notice our address and phone number have changed to reflect this move. Reach Adventist Pioneer Library through Light Bearers number: (541) 988-3333, or toll-free (877) 585-1111 in the USA; leave a voice message for us if no one is available. Our web address and email will remain the same for the present. See more on Light Bearers Blog: October 2013 and April 2014.
Pioneer Writings Online The Words of the Adventist Pioneers collection is now available online at www.EGWWritings.org.
Go to our CD-ROM page for more information.
Pioneer Writings in Digital Audio, plus eBooks! The writings of the pioneers are being narrated into digital audio files that you can download free of charge. Visit AdventAudio.org to check what is available.
You will also find a growing collection of e-books!
Planned Exhibits Visit our News page for our planned, upcoming exhibits.
2nd Edition Recent Authors You may now download the 1995 collection of “Recent Authors” that was on our Second Edition CD-ROM, and access it with the FolioView software that comes with the Ellen G. White Writings CD-ROMs. This included works by Leon Cobb, Leslie Hardinge, Carsten Johnsen, David Lin, John Peters, and Virginia Steinweg. This will download as a PDF file, but you must replace the “.pdf” file extension with “.nfo” in order to open it with FolioViews. Right click this link to download  (Macs: Control-Click), and save to a location that FolioViews can see (especially important in the Mac implementations of FolioViews). Don’t forget to replace the file extension as indicated above before trying to open it with FolioViews! Use the File>Open menu in FolioViews to locate and open the collection.
User Comments Check out a collection of comments by users of our resources.

 Previous Notices

Lest We Forget Periodical The Lest We Forget periodical is available as free PDF download! We have scanned our back issues have uploaded them all to links on our Periodical page.
Publication of our periodical has been suspended after Volume 12, Number 2 due to our CD-ROM project and staffing issues. We still have plans to reactivate it.
3rd Edition Collection The Third Edition is called Words of the Adventist Pioneers 2008 collection, and was released as part of the Ellen G. White Writings Comprehensive Research Edition CD-ROM. The disk is in the ABCs (check your local one for availability), in the ABC Online store. See our CD-ROM page for the latest details.
You can also check out the new titles as well as the complete list of titles for the APL collection on the CD-ROM. The entire collection is available online at the EGW Writings web site.
2nd Ed. Support We have posted an instruction sheet on using Microsoft Word to strip out the hidden codes at the beginning of each paragraph that are included in anything you copy out of the 2nd Edition CD-ROM.
Pioneer Research We cannot do historical research for you!
Buy our CD-ROM or e-mail the Heritage Room at Del Webb Library of Loma Linda University for assistance. You may also contact the Center for Adventist Research at Andrews University.
To Purchase Items All sales are explained on our Feedback page.
The items we offer, the CD-ROM, the book, and the periodical, are handled by different vendors.
Related Links -For Light Bearers Ministry, go to the Light Bearers website.
-For Ellen G. White’s writings (multiple languages and formats, including ebooks and audio), go to the EGW Writings website; for information on Ellen White, go to the Ellen G. White Estate.
-For downloadable digital audio files of Ellen White’s writings, visit EllenWhiteAudio.org.
-For downloadable digital audio files of other pioneer writings, visit AdventAudio.org.
-For access to thousands of SDA historical documents online, go to the “Online Document Archives” of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
-For access to other SDA historical documents online, go to the “Adventist Digital Library of the Loma Linda University Heritage Room.
-For Adventist pioneer historical buildings, locations, and other resources, go to the Adventist Heritage Ministry.
-For help in researching Adventist history, e-mail the Heritage Room at Del Webb Library of Loma Linda University, or e-mail the Center for Adventist Research at Andrews University.

Site Contents

Purpose Calls to Republish the Pioneers
Why the Adventist Pioneer Library, aka APL, exists
Gallery A Gallery of Pioneer Pictures
Browse the pioneers’ pictures and biographical sketches
History A Chronology of APL
How the work of APL has developed since 1988
CD-ROM Words of the Adventist Pioneers 2008
A virtual library of over 60,000 pages of early Adventist writings
Book The Great Second Advent Movement
Eyewitness history of the SDA Church’s beginning
Periodical Lest We Forget
A publication highlighting the SDA pioneers
Endorsements Recommendations and Endorsements
How others see value in the pioneer resources we offer
News Latest News about APL
APL’s current activities, presentations, and materials
Feedback Give Us your Feedback
If you have questions, comments, orders or requests

Again and again I have been shown that the past experiences of God’s people are not to be counted as dead facts.
We are not to treat the record of these experiences as we would treat a last year’s almanac.
The record is to be kept in mind, for history will repeat itself.

Ellen White, Letter 238, 1903 (PM, p. 175)

[NOTE: OUR ADDRESS AND PHONE CHANGED SEPTEMBER 2013]

Adventist Pioneer Library
37457 Jasper Lowell Rd
Jasper, OR  97438

(541) 988-3333
(877) 585-1111 – (USA Toll-free)

Adventist Pioneer Library is a service
of Light Bearers Ministry

E-mail to apl@netbox.com

Support APL’s projects:

If you desire to support the ministry which APL is promoting, you can do so by one of the 3 options listed below, donating securely online (2 methods) or by mailing a check payable to the “Adventist Pioneer Library.” (Online donations have a processing fee removed from the donation; checks do not!)

Online:

(1) Donate Online at Light Bearers
(Credit card)

(2) Paypal
(PayPal Account or Credit card)

Mail:

(3) Check to:
Adventist Pioneer Library
37457 Jasper Lowell Rd
Jasper, OR  97438

 

A big Thank You from APL!

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