Methodist Episcopal Church, South Educational Commission records, 1914-1918.


Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Educational Commission. Methodist Episcopal Church, South Educational Commission records, 1914-1918.

Methodist Episcopal Church, South Educational Commission records, 1914-1918.

The collection consists of official correspondence of the Commission; three bound volumes containing minutes of the Commission and its executive committee; drafts of resolutions; reports; and other papers concerning the Vanderbilt University case and the establishment of Emory and Southern Methodist Universities. Persons represented in the collection include Warren A. Candler, W. B. Murrah, James Henry McCoy, John Carlisle Kilgo, Plato Tracy Durham, Asa Griggs Candler, William Danner Thomson, Andrew J. Cobb, James Edward Dickey, Nathaniel Edwin Harris, Samuel Martin Inman, James H. Kirkland, and Harry H. Stone.

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Stone, Harry H. (Harry Harlan), 1861- (person)

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Shared governance had a short life at SMU. The concept was popular from initial research forays into its feasibility for the university in the 1960s until the death of the University Assembly in 1975. The University Assembly grew increasingly unpopular with the SMU faculty over time. From the guide to the University Assembly of Southern Methodist University records SMU 2010. 0421., 1968-1975, (Southern Methodist University Archives, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University) ...

Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Educational Commission. (corporateBody)

The Educational Commission of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South was established by the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in 1914 to consider plans for establishing two universities with theology departments to be owned and controlled by the Church. Upon recommendation of the Educational Commission, the General Conference severed ties with Vanderbilt University and supported the expansion of Emory College at Oxford, Ga., to become Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., in ...

Emory university (corporateBody)

The Baccalaureate service is an inter-religious ceremony for all graduating Emory University students receiving bachelor's degrees and consists of prayers, music, and an address by the Emory University President. The Commencement ceremony includes all Emory University graduates and consists of an address by the commencement speaker, the conferral of honorary degrees and awards, and the conferral of degrees en masse. From the description of Emory University Baccalaureate and Commencem...

Kirkland, James H. (James Hampton), 1859-1939 (person)

Emory College (corporateBody)

Emory College was founded in 1836 by the Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Early faculty members included Alexander Means, Gustavus John Orr, Osborne L. Smith, and George W. W. Stone. From the description of Emory College faculty records, 1847-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761669346 Emory College was chartered in 1836 to the Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The first librarian noted in Emory College records, in 1840, was George...

Kilgo, John Carlisle, 1861-1922 (person)

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...

Candler, Asa Griggs, 1851-1929 (person)

Asa Griggs Candler, businessman, philanthropist, mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, and founder of the Coca-Cola Company, was born 30 December 1851, near Villa Rica, Carroll County, Georgia, and died in Atlanta, Georgia, 12 March 1929. Candler married Lucy Elizabeth Howard (1859-1919) in 1878 and Mary Reagan Little in 1923. As an Atlanta druggist (1873-1890), Candler became sole owner and manufacturer of the Coca-Cola elixir. After selling that company, he invested in real estate, opened banks in Atlant...

Cobb, Andrew J. (person)

Durham, Plato Tracy, 1873-1930 (person)

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 t...

Candler, Warren A. (Warren Akin), 1857-1941 (person)

Warren Akin Candler, Methodist clergyman and educator of Atlanta, Georgia, was born 23 August 1857, near Villa Rica in Carroll County, Georgia and died at his home in Atlanta on 25 September 1941. Candler graduated from Emory College (A.B., 1875; A.M., 1878); served various circuits in the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (1875-1886); married Sarah Antoinette (Nettie) Curtright (1877); was appointed editor of the CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE (1886); was elected President o...