1882 Bishop Lucius Henry Holsey, Founder

Collection:
Paine College Library Digital Collection
Title:
1882 Bishop Lucius Henry Holsey, Founder
Publisher:
Paine Institute
Paine College
Date of Original:
1882
Subject:
African American universities and colleges
Paine Institute
Founders
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Born Into Slavery On July 3, 1842 Near Columbus, Georgia; Bishop Holsey Of The C.M.E. Church And Local Resident Of August, Was the Prime Mover In The Founding Of Pain College. In 1882, As a Fraternal Messenger, He Appeared Before the General Conference Of The Methodist Episcopal Church South, And Pleaded For A College For His People - Paine College Was The Result. His Daughter, Kate M. Holsey, Was A Member of the First Graduation Class Of 1886. Later, in 1900, both Paine College (Augusta, Georgia) and Morris Brown College (Atlanta, Georgia), conferred the degree of Doctor of Divinity upon Bishop Holsey.
Metadata URL:
http://hbcudigitallibrary.auctr.edu/cdm/ref/collection/PCLD/id/18
Additional Rights Information:
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Original Collection:
Collins-Callaway Library/Special Collections and Archives
Holding Institution:
Paine College. Library
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