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Wesleyan live outline november 9

  1. 1. Wesleyan Live Flames on the Plains Redux November 9, 2010
  2. 2. Flames on the Plains • November 9, 2010 • Role of Nebraska Churches in Establishing Colleges and Universities • The Public School Debate in Nebraska • Free Masonry and Education in Nebraska
  3. 3. Colleges/Universities Chartered by Territorial Legislature, 1855 - 1867 • 1855 Nebraska University • 1855 Simpson University • 1855 Nebraska City Coll & Prep • 1856 Nemaha University • 1856 Washington College • 1856 Western University • 1856 Plattsmouth Prep & Coll. • 1857 Brownville College • 1857 Rock Bluffs Seminary • 1857 Salem College • 1857 University of Nebraska • 1857 Omadi College • 1857 Dakota City College • 1857 St. Mary’s Female Sem. • 1857 University of Saint John • 1860 Peru Seminary • 1860 Columbus University • 1860 Florence Seminary • 1864 All-Souls College • 1864 Nemaha Valley Seminary • 1865 Johnson County Seminary • 1866 Peru Seminary & College • 1867 Inst for Deaf and Dumb
  4. 4. Sustained Effort Comes with Statehood • Denominational Efforts Responsible for most Nebraska Colleges and Universities after 1867.
  5. 5. Creighton University, 1879 • Omaha • Edward Creighton • Mary Creighton • Bishop James O’Connor and the Jesuits • John A. Creighton
  6. 6. Cotner University, 1888 • Bethany (Lincoln) • Christian Missionary Society • Christian Church – Disciples of Christ 1890 • Two Colleges – Liberal Arts • Classical • Sacred Literature • Philosophical • Normal Philosophical – Medical College – Lincoln Medical College
  7. 7. Doane College, 1872 • Crete • Congregationalists • Three courses of study – Art – Literature – Science
  8. 8. Nebraska Wesleyan University 1887 • University Place • Methodists • First Attempt – Simpson University – Omaha • Consolidation – Bishop Charles Fowler – York Seminary – Nebraska Wesleyan University • Osceola and Fullerton – Nebraska Central College – Central City – Mallalieu University – Bartley
  9. 9. Bellevue College, 1874 • Bellevue • Presbyterians
  10. 10. Hastings College, 1882 • Hastings • Presbyterians
  11. 11. Omaha Seminary, 1891 • Omaha • Presbyterian • Training for Ministers
  12. 12. Grand Island College, 1892 • Grand Island • Baptists
  13. 13. Union College, 1891 • College View (Lincoln) • Seventh Day Adventists • Lincoln Selected because – Environment – College town already – Educational Level of Public • Government and Educational Employment
  14. 14. Evangelical Lutheran Teacher’s Seminary – Now Concordia-Seward, 1893 • Seward • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod • St. John’s Lutheran Church Responsible
  15. 15. York College, 1886 • Gibbon • United Brethren in Christ • Moved to York in 1890
  16. 16. Nebraska Central College, 1899 • Central City • Society of Friends (Quakers)
  17. 17. Luther College, 1899 • Wahoo • Swedish Lutheran Church
  18. 18. University of Omaha, 1909 • Omaha • No denominational ties • But, Charter says – An institution influenced by Christian ideals free from ecclesiastical controls
  19. 19. Brownell Hall – Now Brownell-Talbot, 1861 • Saratoga (Omaha) • Episcopal • Episcopal Bishop Joseph Talbot
  20. 20. State Normal School at Peru, 1867 • Peru • Originally Peru Seminary
  21. 21. State Normal School at Kearney – Now University of Nebraska- Kearney, 1903
  22. 22. State Normal School at Chadron, 1888 • Chadron • Founded by the Congregational Church in 1888 • Converted to a Normal School in 1909
  23. 23. University of Nebraska, 1871 Lincoln Originally chartered at Saratoga in 1856
  24. 24. The Public School Debate Free Masonry

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