Virginia Union University: Virginia Union University Alumni, Douglas Wilder, Jeremiah Wright, Abram Lincoln Harris, Samuel L. Gravely, Jr.
Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Virginia Union University Alumni, Douglas Wilder, Jeremiah Wright, Abram Lincoln Harris, Samuel L. Gravely, Jr., Max Robinson, Randall Robinson, Pete Hunter, Will Downing, Roslyn Brock, Emmett C. Burns, Jr., Lyman T. Johnson, Delores Mcquinn, Leontine T. Kelly, Simeon Booker, Dwight Clinton Jones, James R. Roebuck, Jr., Richmond Theological Institute, Henry Allen Bullock. Excerpt: Richmond Theological Institute had its beginnings in November 1865 when the American Baptist Home Mission Society (ABHMS) sponsored Joseph Getchell Binney, formerly of Columbian College in Washington, DC , and later of Karen Theological Seminary in Rangoon , Burma , in a short-lived class in Richmond, VA for theological training of African-Americans.Around the same time, the National Theological Institute of Washington, DC was forming schools for ministerial training of freedmen in Washington and Augusta, GA . They sponsored Nathaniel Colver to form a school in Richmond, VA, which commenced in Lumpkin’s jail , formerly a slave trading facility, in late 1867. Robert Ryland was hired as an instructor the first year. Both Dr. Colver and Dr. Ryland resigned after one year, and in 1868, Charles Henry Corey was transferred from the Augusta Institute (which was later to become Morehouse College ) and commenced classes in October. At the recommendation of Dr. Ryland, a female instructor was hired at half the pay he had received. The school took the name Colver Institute in 1869. In 1870, the National Theological Institute was absorbed by the ABHMS, which carried on its work in Augusta and Richmond, and merged operations in Washington into its Wayland Seminary .A hyperlinked version of this chapter is at Virginia Union University Virginia Union University (VUU) is a historically black university located in Ric…
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