Bulletin of Wake Forest College, Vol. 8

Bulletin of Wake Forest College, Vol. 8 : April, 1913; Catalogue, Seventy-Eighth Session, 1912-13 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Bulletin of Wake Forest College, Vol. 8: April, 1913; Catalogue, Seventy-Eighth Session, 1912-13 During the first quarters of the lgth century there were few schools in North Carolina. The State University was the only institution of higher learning. The efforts to or ganize a public school system had proved futile. During this period there came into North Carolina several well trained young Baptist ministers, among Whom were Samuel Wait, Thomas Meredith, and John Armstrong. They found the Baptists of the State numerous but Without organization or educated leadership. Under the influence of these men was organized in 1830 the Baptist State Convention, one of Whose chief purposes was the tralning of young men called to the ministry. There was no school under Baptist con trol to which such young men could be sent. There were in the State, however, schools taught by Baptists. These young men were sent to them, and their expenses were borne partly by the Convention. The need of a Baptist school was urgent. At the second annual session of the Convention, in 1832, a committee was appointed to plan such a school. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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