Photograph of Edward O. Thayer, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1881

Collection:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Title:
Photograph of Edward O. Thayer, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1881
Publisher:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Date of Original:
1881
Subject:
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
College presidents--Georgia--Atlanta
Clark University (Atlanta, Ga.)
Methodist Episcopal Church--Georgia--Atlanta
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Dr. Thayer was elected President of the University at a meeting of the Board of Trustees on June 9, 1881. Black and white photograph of Edward O. Thayer. On June 9, 1881, Mr. Thayer was appointed as President of Clark University. He served as president until 1890. In 1869 Clark College was founded by the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. It was named for Bishop Davis Wasgatt Clark, who was the first President of the Freedman's Aid Society and became Bishop in 1864. In 1877, Clark College was chartered as Clark University. In 1988 Clark University and Atlanta University combined to form the Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Local Identifier:
auc.003.indx3.00000000.pho0222.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/rwwl/id/113
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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