Selim H. Peabody Speeches and Sermons, 1881-91, 1894
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Brief 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.
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Record Series Number: 2/2/1
Created by: Peabody, Selim Hobart (1829-1903)
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 12/20/1963
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Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Afghanistan - Education
Higher Education
History of Education
Illinois Farmers Institute
National Education Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Secondary Schools
Student Government
University Administration
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]