Remnant Trust Timeline

Uncover the captivating Remnant Trust Timeline, thoughtfully divided into three distinct ages. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of people and ideas that have significantly shaped our Western comprehension of human liberty and dignity. Join us as we celebrate the profound impact of the Remnant Trust and its timeless contributions to our shared legacy.

Timeline Ages

Remnant Trust Timeline



Journey to the American Founding and explore the vivid historical accounts of Dr. Dan Miller’s Americanism Redux. Commemorating the approaching 250th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Miller’s writings vividly document the daily life of Americans dating back to the 1700s.

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history as you uncover the stories and experiences that shaped our nation’s remarkable journey,

Americanism Redux by Dr. Dan Miller

250th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

  • 50th (1826)
  • 100th (1876)
  • 150th (1926)
  • 200th (1976)
  • 250th (2026)

Explore Our Collection

In our holdings, the Remnant Trust has over 1,600 manuscripts, 1st editions, early works dealing with the topics of individual liberty and human dignity.

New works are added to the collection on an ongoing basis and The Wisdom of the Ages Athenaeum Catalog is updated regularly. The catalog is alphabetical by author.

Remnant Trust Timeline


Exhibits & Events

Remnant Trust Collection of Manuscripts and 1st Editions are showcased locally in Indianapolis as well as nationwide at libraries, museums, and universities. These exhibits offer a profound experience for scholars, students, and the general public to observe and interact with these exceptional and esteemed works.

Alongside sharing our unparalleled collection, we organize regular monthly, seasonal, and annual events aimed at advancing educational standards and fostering a greater comprehension of individual liberty and human dignity.


Interested in Hosting an Exhibit? Contact Us!

The Remnant Trust is a Public Education Foundation

We were founded to preserve and share our growing collection focusing on individual liberty and human dignity.

The Trust is a public educational Foundation that shares an actively growing collection of manuscripts, 1st edition, and early works dealing with the topics of individual liberty and human dignity, with some pieces dating as early as 2500 BCE. We make our collection available to colleges, universities, professional, civic, and other organizations for use by students, faculty, scholars, and the general public.

Who We Are

The Remnant Trust

121 Monument Circle, Suite 612, Indianapolis, IN 46204

(463) 274-3314


Acton University 2023

Unlock the past to shape the future! We were delighted to share our extraordinary collection of historical treasures at Acton Institute‘s Acton University 2023. These remarkable works contain the wisdom of the ages that inspires powerful ideas, fosters great conversations, and propels us toward a brighter tomorrow of a more free, virtuous, and prosperous society.

Classical works exhibition included:
  • Nichomachean Ethics by Aristotle, 1488
  • The Constitution of Liberty by Friedrich Hayek, 1960
  • The Federalist by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, 1788
  • The Vision; or, Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri, 1814
  • Summa Theologiae Pars Secunda by Thomas Aquinas, 1472-1475
  • Defensor Pacis by Marsilius of Padua, 1522
  • The Praise of Folie by Desiderius Erasmus, 1549
  • Gospel of Matthew by William Tyndale, 1536
  • The Institution of Christian Religion by John Calvin, 1578
  • The Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity by Richard Hooker, 1593
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine, 1776
  • The Constitution or Frame of Government by John Adams, 1787
  • Liberty of a Christian Man by Martin Luther, 1579
  • Letters Concentrating Toleration by John Locke, 1765
  • The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, 1776
  • The Duty of Ministers of the Gospel to Preach the Truth by Jonathan Edwards, 1795
  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith, 1759
  • Erasmus Greek and Latin New Testament by Johann Froben, 1570
  • Doc. Marti. Luther. Christiana, & incosternata Resposio, Caesaree ̧ maiestati, Principibus & dominis VVormatie facta by Martin Luther, 1521
  • Journal of the First Session of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789
  • Quran, 18th Century
  • Vulgate Bible,  1240-1260
  • Magna Carta, 1350
  • The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita transcribed by Edwin Arnold, 1885
  • A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians by William Wilberforce, 1799
  • Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies by Thomas Jefferson, 1829
  • Journals of the Assembly, 1777
  • The History and Freedom of Other Essays by John Acton, 1909
  • Lectures on Modern History, by John Acton, 1907
  • Lectures of the French Revolution by John Acton, 1910
  • Letters of Lord Acton to Mary by John Acton, 1904
  • Lord Acton and His Circle by Abigail Abbot Bailey, 1906