Georgia; comprising sketches of counties, towns, events, institutions, and persons arranged in cyclopedic form

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... institution exercises full collegiate functions of high order. There are two distinct departments--the college course, leading up to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, and the theological course, culminating in the degree of Bachelor of Divinity. English and the natural sciences have prominent places in every one of the eight years of preparatory and collegiate work. The enrollment of students for the year 1905 was 180. The institution is operated by the American Baptist Home Missionary Society, of New York. It was organized in 1867, in Augusta, Ga., as the Augusta institute. In 1879 it was removed to Atlanta and incorporated under the title of "Atlanta Baptist seminary. In 1890 the school was removed to the present location, and in 1897 it was chartered with full collegiate powers, the present title being then adopted. The site comprises thirteen acres on one of the highest elevations in the city and three large brick buildings of modern construction and appointments are occupied. The facilities and curriculum are modern and effective in every particular. The property is situated at the junction of West Fair and Chestnut streets, readily accessible by electric cars and within a half hour's walk from the center of the city. The president of the college is Rev. George Sale, A. M., a brief sketch of whose life appears in this publication, and the faculty includes thirteen able instructors in addition to the president. Atlanta Medical College was organized in 1854, and is said to be the oldest educational institution in the capital city. According to the Southern Medical and Surgical Journal there were 78 students in attendance at the first term. In 1857 the legislature made an appropriation of $15,000 for the institution and provided that one student from each Congressio...

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Published by The Reprint Company, Spartanburg, SC (1972)
ISBN 10: 0871520710 ISBN 13: 9780871520715
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Book Description The Reprint Company, Spartanburg, SC, 1972. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Reprint Edition. Three volumes (complete). 699, 726, and 663 pages.A Good set in dark blue cloth lettered in gold of this facsimile reprint edition of the original edition of 1906. Mild soiling to the covers, light tanning at the outer edges of the text block. The bindings are sound and the text is clean. Bookseller Inventory # 022690

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