Wilbur Fisk Tillett Collection
Scope and Contents Note
This.21 linear feet collection, in 23 file folders, contains family correspondence Wilbur Tillett received from several family members, postcards, poems, and a pamphlet. The correspondence is arranged in chronological order.
- 1875 - 1936
Language of Materials
Wilbur Fisk Tillett (1854-1936) was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He graduated from, Randolph-Macon College (now Duke University) in 1877; In 1879, he received a Master of Arts from Princeton University, and graduated from the Princeton Theological Seminary in 1880. Subsequently, he received doctor’s degrees from Randolph-Macon, Wesleyan, Southwestern and Northwestern.
In 1882, he began his teaching career at Vanderbilt as the first Chaplain of the University as well as teacher of Systematic Theology. He later became Dean of the Vanderbilt School of Religion
During his lifetime, he published many books on Christian doctrine and Methodism.
.21 Linear Feet
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