Durham, Plato Tracy, 1873-1930

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Plato Tracy Durham, Methodist minister and educator, was born 9 September 1873, in Shelby, North Carolina, and died 10 February 1930, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a first lieutenant in the Spanish-American War, a founder of the Christian Council of Atlanta, a participant in several inter-racial committees in the South, first dean of the Candler School of Theology of Emory University (1914-1918), and the negotiator of a settlement between the Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association and the Venable family regarding the sculpting of Stone Mountain.

From the description of Plato Tracy Durham papers, 1898-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863123

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referencedIn Wagoner, Charles Boyd, 1875-1945. Papers, 1890-1948. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Allen, George Garland. Papers, 1923-1960. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn The Benjamin Newton Duke Papers, 1834-1984, bulk 1884-1929. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Educational Commission. Methodist Episcopal Church, South Educational Commission records, 1914-1918. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Biographical Reference Collection, ., 1972 - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
creatorOf Durham, Plato Tracy, 1873-1930. Plato Tracy Durham papers, 1898-1930. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
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associatedWith Allen, George Garland. person
associatedWith Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Brown, Francis, 1849-1916. person
associatedWith Duke, Benjamin Newton person
associatedWith Duke University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Emory University corporateBody
associatedWith Gordon, George A. person
associatedWith Hall, C.W. Cuthbett. person
associatedWith Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Educational Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Wagoner, Charles Boyd, 1875-1945. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
Subject
Race relations
Theological seminaries
Occupation
Educators
Clergyman
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Birth 1873-09-10

Death 1930-02-10

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