Photograph of Dr. Wilbur Patterson Thirkield, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1883

Collection:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Title:
Photograph of Dr. Wilbur Patterson Thirkield, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1883
Publisher:
Digital Collection of Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC)
Date of Original:
1883
Subject:
Universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
African American universities and colleges--Georgia--Atlanta
College presidents--Georgia--Atlanta
Methodist Episcopal Church--Georgia--Atlanta
African American theological seminaries--Georgia--Atlanta
Gammon Theological Seminary
Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta, Ga.)
Thirkield, W. P. (Wilbur Patterson), 1854-1936
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Black and white phototgraph of Dr. Wilbur Patterson Thirkield. Dr. Thirkield served as head of the Theology Department of the Gammon School of Theology of Clark University during 1883. He served in this capacity from 1883 to 1888. In 1888 when the Gammon School of Theology became the independent Gammon Theological Seminary, The Reverend Thirkield was elected to be the first president. Gammon Theological Seminary was founded in 1883 by the Methodist Episcopal Church and becasme an independent organization in 1888. Gammon is The United Methodist component of a consortium of six historical African American theological schools, The Interdenominational Theological Center.
Local Identifier:
auc.003.indx3.00000000.pho0223.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/rwwl/id/114
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
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