Light on the Hill: A History of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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UNC Press Books, 2004 - History - 215 pages
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In 1795 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill became the first state university in the United States to open its doors to students. As the celebrated institution prepared to observe its bicentennial, William Snider provided a rich chronicle of i
  

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Contents

Preface
xi
Acknowledgments
xvii
Child of the Revolution 17541795
3
This Embryo College 17951804
24
Joseph Caldwell Character Destiny 18041835
38
David L Swain Diplomat and Peacemaker 18351868
54
Collapse of the Peoples College 18691871
74
Reconstruction and Revitalization 18721875
85
Harry W Chase National Distinction 19191930
169
Frank P Graham Champion of the Underdog 19301949
202
Gordon Gray the Secretary and the Generals 19501955
238
William C Friday Steel Under Velvet 19561964
254
The Speaker Ban Law 19631968
271
Student Unrest and Consolidation 19661972
280
Challenges of Academic Expansion 19721980
295
A Magic Gulf Stream 19801988
314

Kemp P Battle a OneIdeal Man 18761875
93
One of Those RazorSharp Winstons 18911896
112
Edwin A Alderman Woven in the Loom of Jefferson 18961900
124
Francis P Venable Expanding Horizons 19001914
137
Chapter Eleven Edward K Graham Service to the State 19141918
155
Notes
331
Bibliography
343
Index
347
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About the author (2004)

William D. Snider, retired editor of the Greensboro News and Record, is author of Helms and Hunt: The North Carolina Senate Race, 1984. He is a 1941 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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