Papers, 1891-1944.

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Kilgo, John C. (John Carlisle), 1861-1922. Papers, 1891-1944.

Papers, 1891-1944.

Correspondence, notes, commonplace books, lectures, addresses, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Kilgo while he was at Wofford College and Trinity College (now Duke University), and while he served as a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Includes Kilgo's inaugural address at Trinity College and addresses on the history of Vanderbilt University and the life of Washington Duke. Other subjects include Kilgo's work at Wofford College and Trinity College; Southern politics after Reconstruction; Southern education; the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Southern railroad rates; and social reform.

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Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922

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John C. Kilgo served as President of Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) from 1894 to 1910. From the description of John C. Kilgo records and papers, 1888-1970 (bulk 1894-1920). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 55635806 Educator and Methodist bishop. From the description of Papers, 1891-1944. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122413276 College president, Methodist clergyman and bishop, born Laurens, South Carolina, July...

Trinity College (Durham, N.C.)

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The Trinity College (Randolph County) Reference collection materials were compiled from a variety of sources by University Archives staff for reference and research. From the description of Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) Reference Collection, 1889-1992. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 166325766 The Columbia Literary Society was first organized in 1846 at Union Institute. The Society grew with the school, witnessing the founding of Trinity College ...

Duke, Washington, 1820-1905

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Tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist, of Durham, N.C. From the description of Washington Duke papers, 1764-1987. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19405939 From the description of Papers, 1764-1987, bulk 1873-1905. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122569741 1820, Dec. 20 Born eighth of ten children of Taylor and Dicey (Jones) Duke; Little River, Orange Co., N.C. ...

Wofford College (Spartanburg, S.C.)

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Duke University

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Methodist Episcopal Church, South.

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In 1845, as a result of the North-South tensions, the Methodist Episcopal Church conferences in the Southern states withdrew to form the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. In 1874 at the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South held in Louisville, Kentucky, a Board of Commissioners was appointed to meet with a similar board from the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC). The Board was empowered to begin talks the MEC board that would resolve differences between the two denomination...

Vanderbilt University.

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