Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840

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Moses Waddel (1770-1840) was an educator, Presbyterian minister, and president of Franklin College (now the University of Georgia) in Athens, Ga.

From the guide to the Moses Waddel Papers, ., 1798-1825, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Moses Waddel, 1770-1840, served as the president of the University of Georgia from 1819-1829. During his term as president he saw enrollment rise from seven students to over one hundred. He oversaw the construction of three buildings and procured funds for the library. He dedicated his adult life to education, teaching, and administering schools throughout Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Waddel was also an ordained minister.

From the description of Moses Waddel letter (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 159956277

Clergyman and educator.

From the description of Papers of Moses Waddel, 1793-1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062531

Moses Waddel (1770-1840), educator and clergyman.

From the description of Letter to Rev. Aaron Foster, 1831 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476584

Dr. Moses Waddel was born in Rowan County, North Carolina in 1770 and died in Athens, Georgia in 1840. He was an educator, clergyman, and president of the University of Georgia 1819-1829.

From the description of Moses Waddel speech, 1822 August 7. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 468811316

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referencedIn Cole, Sarah, fl. 1829. Sarah Cole letter, 1829. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn First Presbyterian Church (Athens, Ga.). Presbyterian Church (Athens, Ga.) records, 1832-1949. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Clarke County papers, 1823-1860. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Greenberg, Raymond S. James Louis Petigru, the Willington Academy, and their enduring lessons for South Carolina : 2006 Jan. 24. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Moses Waddel papers, 1798-1825 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Letter to Rev. Aaron Foster, 1831 May 23. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Moses Waddel speech, 1822 August 7. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Moses Waddel Papers, ., 1798-1825 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Moses Waddel letter Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Mitchell family papers, 1826-1945. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Waddel, Moses, 1770-1840. Papers of Moses Waddel, 1793-1836. Library of Congress
referencedIn Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. Papers of J. L. M. Curry, 1637-1939 (bulk 1866-1903). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Barr, William Hampton, 1778-1843. person
associatedWith Cole, Sarah, fl. 1829. person
associatedWith Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. person
associatedWith First Presbyterian Church (Athens, Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Foster, Aaron, 1794-1870. person
associatedWith Greenberg, Raymond S. person
associatedWith Legaré, James. person
associatedWith Legaré, Thomas. person
associatedWith Posey, John B. person
associatedWith Presbyterian Church in America. corporateBody
associatedWith Talmadge, Samuel Kennedy, 1798-1865. person
associatedWith University of Georgia corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, John W. person
associatedWith Wilson, David. person
associatedWith Woodward, W. W. person
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Circuit riders--South Carolina
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Presbyterians--South Carolina
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Birth 1770-06-20

Death 1840-07-21

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