Historical Sketch of the Normal College, at Nashville, Tenn: An Address Before Its Officers and Students on Its Ninth Anniversary, Dec. 1, 1884

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Elm Street Printing Company, 1885 - 32 pages

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Page 31 - Ohio. •General US GRANT United States Army. •Admiral DG FARRAGUT United States Navy. •Hon. WILLIAM C. RIVES Virginia. •Hon. JOHN H. CLIFFORD Massachusetts. •Hon. WILLIAM AIKEN South Carolina. Hon. WILLIAM M. EVARTS New York. •Hon. WILLIAM A. GRAHAM North Carolina. •CHARLES MACALESTER, Esq Pennsylvania. •GEORGE W. RIGGS, Esq Washington. •SAMUEL WETMORE, Esq New York.
Page 10 - ... purpose in establishing the Seminary — "to make female scholars equal to all the practical duties of life." Eben Stearns might have followed his inclination to remain in his pleasant position in the Seminary for the rest of his life. However, on September 9, 1875, because of the urgency of friends and "the opportunity for doing good in a field of labor not unfamiliar," he accepted the invitation of Dr.
Page 8 - ... principal officer and his assistants should be selected, and their compensation fixed, by the University Board. They should make their own repairs, improvements,
Page 4 - ... for the promotion and encouragement of intellectual, moral, or industrial education among the young of the more destitute portions of the Southern and Southwestern States of our Union; my purpose being that the benefits intended shall be distributed among the entire population, without other distinction than their needs and the opportunities of usefulness to them.
Page 31 - ... (resigned) Massachusetts. TRUSTEES OF THE PEABODY EDUCATION FUND. (Continued.) The vacancies created by death or resignation have been filled by the election of : — •Hon. SAMUEL WATSON Tennessee. •Hon. AHH STUART (resigned) . . Virginia. •General RICHARD TAYLOR Louisiana. •Surgeon-General JOSEPH K. BARNES, USA Washington. •Chief- Justice MORRISON R. WAITE . . . Washington. Right Rev. HENRY B. WHIPPLE .... Minnesota. Hon. HENRY R. JACKSON (resigned) . . Georgia. •Colonel THEODORE...
Page 19 - Nashville, but also in accordance with the views of the Trustees of the Peabody Education Fund...
Page 12 - But," said some one of the company, smiling, "if none present themselves, what will you do?" "Then," said I, " I will organize myself into a Normal School; we begin to-morrow.
Page 6 - It was accordingly proposed by the Peabody Trustees, after a few years, to devote, henceforth, a considerable portion of the money at their disposal, to assist in the establishment of one or more Normal or Training Schools...

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