ERIC Number: ED157435
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Uncommon Schools: Christian Colleges and Social Idealism in Midwestern America, 1820-1950.
Smith, Timothy L.
The history of the church colleges of Illinois and Indiana is presented to illustrate the part Christian higher education played in cultural and social development of the Upper Mississippi Valley. The founding of Christian colleges in Indiana and Illinois is divided into three stages: the pioneer period (1820-1854), the sectarian era (1855-1890), and the urban phases (1890-1950). (SPG)
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Church Role, Educational History, Higher Education, History, Private Colleges, Social History, United States History
Timothy L. Smith, History Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MarVland 21218 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers: Illinois; Indiana