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Author Cousins, James P.
Title Horace Holley : Transylvania University and the making of liberal education in the early American republic / James P. Cousins.
Imprint Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 2016.

Author Cousins, James P.
Subject Holley, Horace, 1781-1827.
Transylvania University -- Presidents -- Biography.
Transylvania University -- History.
College presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Outspoken New England urbanite Horace Holley (1781-1827) was an unlikely choice to become the president of Transylvania University - the first college established west of the Allegheny Mountains. In this definitive biography, James P. Cousins offers fresh perspectives on a seminal yet controversial figure in American religious history and educational life.
Contents Front cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1 "Great Truths" -- 2 "Term of Severe Trial" -- 3 "The State of Society" -- 4 "A New Era of Literature" -- ILLUSTRATIONS -- 5 "Traces of Vast Design" -- 6 "A Time of Fruitsand Flowers" -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
ISBN 0813168589 (electronic bk.)
9780813168586 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 960977311
Additional Format Print version: Cousins, James P. Horace Holley : Transylvania University and the Making of Liberal Education in the Early American Republic. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2016 9780813168579

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