Homer Kingsley Ebright
Scope and Contents
Bound paper pamphlets with typewritten text or pen / pencil handwriting. Many groups of newspaper clippings. Different aspects of the history of Baker University.
- Created: 1854-1976
- Other: Majority of material found in 1940s
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Biographical or Historical Information
Homer Ebright was a Baker University College Historian. He was born on August 30, 1878. He married Marie Moorhead June 6, 1905. Active years from 1905 to 1950. Died May 6, 1964. He was ordained a Deacon on March 19, 1905 - this reference can be found in Kansas Conf. Journal p. 32. He served as Acting Dean in starting in 1914. In 1918, Homer Ebright began teaching biblical literature. In 1937 he was appointed College Historian and Chairman of the Faculty Committee on College History. Homer Kingsley Ebright was a graduate of Baker University. He was in the class of 1900. He taught Greek as a member of Baker faculty. He published a history of Baker University in 1951. His obituary can be found in Kansas Conference Journal 1964 p.1616.
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9.00 Cubic Feet
Bound and single leaf papers - handwritten, typed, or clippings other_unmapped
Language of Materials
Letters, papers and other materials about the history of Baker University - the first University in Kansas - written or collected by Homer Kingsley Ebright. Some information is also about the local Methodist Church. Historical information is from 1854 through 1976. Many pieces of religious and academic ephemera collected such as commencement brochures, Greek chapter papers, and newspaper clippings about local or world events. Collection includes a manuscript of Baker history written by Mr. Ebright in 1951.
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