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Wilson G. Barker, c. 1865
Rev. Wilson Gilvan Barker was born near Bristol, Virginia, on December 25, 1830. He was trained as a school teacher and served as a Colonel in the Confederate forces during the Civil War. On February 4, 1866, Barker was ...
Oldest known record of the Buffalo Institute, March 28, 1866
This is a copy of the oldest known record of Buffalo Male and Female Institute. It is a statement of charges and credits to G. W. and S. W. Williams on behalf of their children. It is signed by Wilson G. Barker, founder ...
Subscription List, 1867
On June 7, 1867, seventy-nine subscribers pledged $1553 to build a new school building on the acre of land that was donated by Joshua Williams. The Institute, a two-story structure built by bricks fired on-site, was ...
Milligan College students with notepads, c. 1897
Milligan College students with notepads, c. 1897.
Postal Card from Wilson G. Barker to Josephus Hopwood, July 29, 1875
A postal card from Wilson Barker to Josephus Hopwood informing Hopwood of his election as Principal of the Buffalo Male and Female Institute, dated July 29, 1875.
Buffalo Male and Female Institute circular, 1878
This Buffalo Male and Female Institute circular would have been distributed prior to September 2, 1878, announcing the school term of fall 1878. On this circular, Josephus and Sarah Eleanor Hopwood are noted as principals ...
The Era of Christian Reform
This illustration shows one hundred and fifteen leaders of the Campbell’s American Reform Movement. Robert Milligan can be seen standing in the section labeled “one hope.” This is a copy of the original lithograph in the ...