Pioneer's progress: Illinois College, 1829-1979
Published for Illinois College by Southern Illinois University Press, May 1, 1979 - Biography & Autobiography - 409 pages
Celebrating the sesquicentennial of Illishy;nois College—“Old Illinois,” the oldest college in Illinois—this perceptive hisshy;tory provides an account to which stushy;dents will turn for the light it casts on the growth of higher education in the Middle West and the development of high ideals of Christian education alshy;luded to in the book’s title. nbsp; Illinois College is fortunate indeed in having its history so ably written, first by Charles H. Rammelkamp, the Colshy;lege’s fifth president (1905–32),on whose centennial history Charles E. Frank, a longtime faculty member, here builds. Brilliantly abridging Rammelshy;kamp’s earlier work, which forms the first part of this book, Dr. Frank proshy;ceeds systematically to recount and evaluate the College’s eventful past fifty years. nbsp; Recalling Evangelist’s charge to Christian inPilgrim’s Progress—“keepthe light in your eye, and go up directly thereto”—Dr. Frank sympathetically but resolutely interprets the history of this small college in the Mississippi Valshy;ley. His is, however, a pilgrimage of ideas, and his account, though of growth and of buildings, never loses sight of the College’s beginnings or of its progress.
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