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Beyer, C. Kalani – History of Education Quarterly, 2007
Samuel Chapman Armstrong is well known for establishing Hampton Institute, the institution most involved with training black teachers in the South after the Civil War. It is less known that he was born in Hawai'i to the missionary couple Reverend Richard and Clarissa Chapman Armstrong. His parents were members of the Fifth Company of missionaries…
Descriptors: Industrial Education, Hawaiians, African American Education, Teacher Education
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Leedy, Todd H. – History of Education Quarterly, 2007
In 1930, the same year in which the segregationist Land Apportionment Act was passed, the governor of Rhodesia addressed a meeting of representatives from the various missionary organizations operating in the colony. He proceeded to argue against the sort of education that might create a class of African intellectuals who would eventually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Agricultural Education, Christianity
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White, Carmen M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2006
This article provides a conflict analysis of colonial schooling in Fiji, tracing how imported schooling was incorporated into indigenous structures of status differentiation. It begins with a discussion of the chieftaincy system as the socio-political institution in place in this South Pacific archipelago when European explorers and missionaries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Status, Reputation
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Findlay, James – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Describes the collection of papers located in the Congregational Library in Boston which relate to the history of American education in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Papers include manuscript minutes of meetings, financial ledgers, correspondence of the American Education Society, and reports concerning colleges and theological…
Descriptors: Documentation, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Findlay, James – History of Education Quarterly, 1977
Describes the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education at the West (SPCTEW), established in 1843 by evangelical Protestants. Based on information in the organization's letter files, the article analyzes SPCTEW's motivating religious attitudes, its development, and its decline. (AV)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Colleges, Educational History, Higher Education
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Potts, David B. – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Colleges, Educational History, Religious Education
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Baumgarten, Nikola – History of Education Quarterly, 1994
Asserts that there has been growing interest in the last three decades in public education and its relationship to democracy. Discusses the development and importance of schools established by the Society of the Sacred Heart in frontier Saint Louis. Concludes that these schools pushed the limits of universal education. (ACM)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Blacks, Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools