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Agnes Scott College

(Encyclopedia) Agnes Scott College, at Decatur, Ga.; Presbyterian, U.S.; for women; founded 1889 as the Decatur Female Seminary, chartered 1906 as Agnes Scott College.

Bartlett, Samuel Colcord

(Encyclopedia) Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817–98, American Congregational clergyman and educator, b. Salisbury, N.H., grad. Dartmouth College, 1836. He studied at Andover Theological Seminary and was…

San Anselmo

(Encyclopedia) San Anselmo săn ănsĕl´mō, city (1990 pop. 11,743), Marin co., W Calif., near San Francisco; inc. 1907. It is mostly residential. San Francisco Theological Seminary is there.

Bates College

(Encyclopedia) Bates College, at Lewiston, Maine; coeducational; founded 1855 as Maine State Seminary, chartered as a college 1864. It was the first Eastern college to admit women students. The…

Wickliffe

(Encyclopedia) Wickliffe wĭk´lĭf, city (1990 pop. 14,558), Lake co., NE Ohio; inc. 1916. Chemicals, machinery, and meters are manufactured. Borromeo Seminary and the Rabbinical College of Telshe are…

Stowe, Calvin Ellis

(Encyclopedia) Stowe, Calvin Ellis stō, 1802–86, American educator, b. Natick, Mass., grad. Bowdoin College, 1824, and Andover Theological Seminary, 1828; husband of Harriet Beecher Stowe. He was…

Nevin, John Williamson

(Encyclopedia) Nevin, John Williamson, 1803–86, American theologian and educator, b. near Strasburg, Pa., grad. Union College, 1821, and Princeton Theological Seminary, 1826. He was professor of…

Yeshiva University

(Encyclopedia) Yeshiva University, in New York City; mainly coeducational; begun 1886 as Yeshiva Eitz Chaim, a Jewish theological seminary, chartered 1928 as Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary…

Washington University

(Encyclopedia) Washington University, at St. Louis, Mo.; coeducational; est. as Eliot Seminary 1853, opened 1854, renamed 1857. It has a well-known medical school and school of social work as well as…