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Butler University : a sesquicentennial history

Author: George M Waller
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Founded in 1855 by the Disciples of Christ as North Western Christian University, Butler University was renamed in 1877 for Ovid Butler, an attorney and abolitionist, who had been the chief moving  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waller, George M. (George Macgregor), 1919-2003.
Butler University : a sesquicentennial history.
Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)645755449
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George M Waller
ISBN: 0253347238 9780253347237
OCLC Number: 61278449
Description: xvi, 506 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
North Western Christian University --
Life on the College Avenue campus --
Prominence amidst penury --
A new campus, a new name, old problems --
Faculty : the next generation --
Education at a small college --
College and church --
The campus of old Butler --
Life on the Irvington campus --
Toward a new vision --
Building the new Butler --
To be or not to be : a university --
The organized student --
Publications --
The times were out of joint --
The issue of control --
Depression decade --
Butler and the nation at war --
Toward the centennial --
Fairview faculty --
The good years --
Season of discontent --
A new broom --
Legacy.
Responsibility: George M. Waller.
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