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Andrew Lipscomb family bible

Andrew Lipscomb family bible

Descriptive Summary

Title: Andrew Lipscomb family bible
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1859
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.6 Linear Feet 1 card file box
Collection Number: ms2969
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Andrew A. Lipscomb (1816-1890) was Chancellor of the University of Georgia from 1860 to 1874. Lipscomb was also a minister in the Methodist Protestant Church and the founder of the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies in Montgomery, Alabama. After leaving the University in 1874, he taught at Vanderbilt and later returned to Athens where he wrote and lectured for the rest of his life. -- From "Andrew A. Lipscomb," University of Georgia Presidents' Exhibit at'

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a bible that belonged to Andrew Lipscomb and his family from the mid-19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Andrew Lipscomb family bible, ms2969, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Bible records.
Family records.
Lipscomb, Andrew A. (Andrew Adgate), 1816-1890 -- Family

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Lipscomb family papers, ms1117; Lipscomb family photo albums, ms1635; Lipscomb family letters, ms371; Andrew A. Lipscomb composition books, ms1216; Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, ms1485.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1New Testament