John C. Kilgo records and papers, 1888-1970 (bulk 1894-1920).

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Kilgo, John C. (John Carlisle), 1861-1922. John C. Kilgo records and papers, 1888-1970 (bulk 1894-1920).

John C. Kilgo records and papers, 1888-1970 (bulk 1894-1920).

Records and papers contain correspondence, sermons, lectures, articles, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, printed matter, and scrapbooks pertaining to Kilgo's career as an educator, as President of Trinity College, and as a Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Subjects include Kilgo's educational philosophy, family affairs, Duke family philanthropy and the financial state of Trinity College, union of Methodist churches, Kilgo's election as bishop, and controversies in which he and the College were involved, including the Gattis vs. Kilgo, B.N. Duke, and W.R. Odell slander case and the John Spencer Bassett Affair concerning academic freedom.

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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 ...

Odell, W. R. (William Robert), 1855-1938

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Duke, Benjamin N. (Benjamin Newton), 1855-1929

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Bassett, John Spencer, 1867-1928

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Gattis, Thomas Jefferson.

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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...

Duke, Washington, 1820-1905

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Duke University

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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...

Duke University. President.

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