Lilias Trotter Legacy News
We are pleased to announce that our Lilias Trotter-inspired Advent devotional, Light of Life: Advent Meditations, by Miriam Huffman Rockness, is now available for purchase in book form on Amazon! Due to increased interest over the years, we have taken our PDF version of this book – which has been offered to view and print from our website in previous years and as a spiral-bound copy last year – and created a professionally designed book. Thus, this final published version is the culmination of several years of refining. Click here to read more about this devotional and here to purchase.
Two of the main purposes of Lilias Trotter Legacy are presented in our mission statement: “To gather, preserve, and make accessible the written and artistic work of Lilias Trotter; To present to a global audience the thought, works, and life of Lilias Trotter.” Towards that end, we are pleased to announce three new publications, released this summer, two spanning several decades in the visioning – each a labor of love:
Click on each book to purchase and/or read more about each of these books on our blog: New Publications! – Lilias Trotter
In April, at our annual Lilias Trotter Legacy Board Meeting, we gifted Wheaton College’s Special Collections the Egerton Collection of Lilias Trotter’s three original journals and two original sketchbooks, plus an additional 21 original watercolor paintings – a total of approximately 225 paintings and drawings. You can read more about this here: Lilias Trotter Papers – Lilias Trotter
Left picture: Katherine Graber of Wheaton College Special Collections watches as Miriam Rockness of Lilias Trotter Legacy signs paperwork gifting the Lilias Trotter materials to Wheaton College Special Collections. Right picture: Katherine and Miriam admire the recently acquired 21 Lilias Trotter watercolor paintings.