Selim H. Peabody Speeches and Sermons, 1881-91, 1894 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 2/2/1
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: Manuscript and typescript copies of speeches and sermons delivered by Regent Selim H. Peabody (1880-91) at University baccalaureate services and meetings of the National Educational Association; State Teachers Association, Farmers' Institute, high school commencements and University celebrations concerning the origins and development of the University of Illinois; accreditation; matriculation; scholarships; faculty; student government; certificates and degrees; buildings and equipment; financial and administrative problems; development of American high schools and universities; high school curricula; statistics on higher education; state support of higher education in Illinois and comparisons with neighboring states; purposes and needs of the University; tool work education and the education of farm children. The baccalaureate sermons and high school addresses relate to higher law, conscience, application of Christianity, science and faith, supremacy of law, academic excellence, intellectual stimuli and us of abilities and knowledge.