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Letter to Dr. F.E. Boericke Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 66
Level of Description


  • 1886 July 23 (label)


  • Scope and Contents

    Original letter. Written in Philadelphia. Refers to the recovery of his lost book, his upcoming vacation plans, and changes in teaching staff at the school. Comments on enrollment issues among certain theolog students, the removal of "the great incubum" from the schools, a congregation split in Mr. Pott's society, resignations at Urbana University, and the inclusion of other church schools into the Academy system. Debates present day women ruling because the men are not rational. Nominates a Superintendent to the school in Chicago. Mentions Immanuel Church School, Allegheny Church School, Beachhaven, White Mountains, Deckertown (NJ), Allegheny, Chicago, and England. Individuals mentioned: Dr. Earhart, Walter (?), John (Pitcairn), Dr. H (Hibbard), Miss Plummer, Mrs. Hyatt, Miss Riemensnyder, Miss Alicia, Mr. Brown, Mr. (Alfred) Acton, Mr. Childs, Mr. Hyatt, Mr. Potts, Mr. Tilson, Clara (?), Mr. Sewall, Prof. Moses, Mr. Pendleton, Mr. Bostock, Hugh L. Burnham, L. Felix Boericke, Mr. Whitehead, Mrs. Boericke and Mrs. Benade.