LUTHER RICE BAPTIST FEMALE COLLEGE
LUTHER RICE BAPTIST FEMALE COLLEGE. Luther Rice Baptist Female College was planned in March 1856 at a meeting of the Eastern Baptist Convention in Marshall, Texas. The proposed college was to be located in or near Marshall and named for Luther Rice, a Congregationalist missionary to Burma who turned Baptist in 1814 and became a crusader for Baptist missionary efforts. A board of trustees was elected, including W. B. Featherstone and John V. E. Covey, and a charter was obtained, but no opening of the school was recorded.
James Milton Carroll, A History of Texas Baptists (Dallas: Baptist Standard, 1923). Carl Bassett Wilson, History of Baptist Educational Efforts in Texas, 1829–1900 (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Texas, 1934).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Claudia Hazlewood, "LUTHER RICE BAPTIST FEMALE COLLEGE," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/kbl18), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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