Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), 1878-

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Bishop Richard Robert Wright, the 57th bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was born on April 16, 1878 in Cuthbert, Georgia. He received degrees and/or studied at the following institutions: Georgia State University, A.B., 1898; University of Chicago, B.D., 1901 and A.M., 1904; University of Berlin, Germany, 1903; University of Leipzig, 1904 and University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D., 1911. He served as editor of the Christian Recorder, business manager of the A.M.E. Book Concern, president of Wilberforce University and from 1936-1940 bishop of South Africa.

From the description of Richard Robert Wright archives, 1907-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 489744222

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referencedIn Good Neighbor League. Records, 1936-1939. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ransom, Reverdy C. (Reverdy Cassius), 1861-1959. Reverdy C. Ransom collection, 1936-1975. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers, 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
creatorOf Fountain, William A. Pamphlet : the W.A. Fountain, Jr. case at Morris Brown College, Atlanta, Georgia, 1948-1951. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
creatorOf Wright, Richard R. (Richard Robert), b. 1878. Richard Robert Wright archives, 1907-1969. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
referencedIn Proctor, Henry Hugh, 1868-1933. Papers. 1881-1971. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
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associatedWith African Methodist Episcopal Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Good Neighbor League. corporateBody
associatedWith Percetti, E. M. person
associatedWith Polk, Alma A. person
associatedWith Proctor, Henry Hugh, 1868-1933. person
associatedWith Ransom, Reverdy C. (Reverdy Cassius), 1861-1959. person
associatedWith Solomon, P. person
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
associatedWith Wright, Charlotte Crogman. person
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Birth 1878


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