Toy, Crawford Howell, 1836-1919

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Birth 1836-03-23
Death 1919-05-12
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English

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Assistant to John Hart, principal of the Albemarle Female Institute, Professor of Hebrew, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1869-79.

From the description of [Letter] 1856 July 21, Norfolk to [John Albert Broadus] / Crawford H. Toy. 1856. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48225499

Professor of O.T. interpretation, 1869-1879. Resigned over his critical views of Scripture. Later on the faculty of Harvard University.

From the description of [Letter] 1879 May, [Louisville, Ky.] to the Board of trustees of the Southern Bapt. Theol. Seminary / C.H. Toy. 1879 May. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 41493826

Toy was professor of Old Testament and Broadus was professor of New Testament, homilectics and in charge of the student fund, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

From the description of [Letters] 1876 May, Richmond, Va. to John A. Broadus, Buffalo, N.Y. / C.H. Toy. 1876. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 45770251

Graduated University of Va, 1856; 1856- assistant to principal. Albemarle Female Institute; attended University of Berlin, 1866-68; University of North Carolina, 1889; Harvard ; 1869-79, professor Hebrew Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; 1880-1909, professor of Hebrew and oriental languages Harvard. Who was who, v. 1, p. 1249.

From the description of [Letter] 1859 Aug. 29, Glenmore, Orange Co. [Va.] to [John Albert Broadus] / C.H. Toy. 1859. (SBTS Library). WorldCat record id: 48253663

C.H. Toy, b. Norfolk, VA, graduated University of Virginia, studied theology at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Greenville, SC. Served as chaplain in the Civil War, captured at Gettysburg, exchanged in Dec. 1863, reentered and served in the summer of 1864. In 1880 he became Hancock Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental languages at Harvard. Founded several learned societies and authored scholarly books and articles.

From the description of Article fragment by C.H. Toy, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56672559

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