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Lyon College 1872-2002

The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College

by Brooks Blevins

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of Arkansas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Higher,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Lyon College (Batesville, Ark,
  • Lyon College (Batesville, Ark.),
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12082910M
    ISBN 101557287422
    ISBN 109781557287427

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Lyon College, The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College [Brooks Blevins] on theslopelounge.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a history in microcosm of the American small college.

It is a story of the power of persistence of the educational idealCited by: 1. Lyon College the Perseverence and Promise of an Arkansas College (c) Brooks Blevins. University of Arkansas Press, - pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book. Lyon College has a Scottish Heritage Program that provides scholarships and hosts the Arkansas Scottish Festival every April. The program also started a campus pipe band that includes Lyon College students, faculty, and staff, along with volunteer musicians from Batesville and surrounding theslopelounge.com: acres ( km²).

“Blevins writes with force, clarity, color and irony Because of its engaging presentation, this book will appeal not only to the Lyon College family, but also to students and general readers of Arkansas history, southern history, and the history of education.” —Elizabeth Jacoway, historian, Lyon Lyon College 1872-2002 book trustee.

Get this from a library. Lyon College, the perseverance and promise of an Arkansas college. [Brooks Blevins]. Buy Lyon College The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College by Brooks Blevins online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Dec 05,  · Brooks Blevins is the Endowed Associate Professor of Ozark Studies at Missouri State University.

He is the author of Cattle in the Cotton Fields, Hill Folks, and Lyon College, and editor of Life in the Leatherwoods, the last two published by the University of Arkansas Press/5(2). Lyon College was founded in Batesville (Independence County) in as Arkansas College. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church, it is the state’s oldest independent college still operating under its original charter.

When Batesville lost to Fayetteville (Washington County) in the bid for the state university in NovemberReverend Isaac J. Long and other ministers in the Arkansas. Anne King Gregorie (May 20, – December 4, ) was a South Carolina historian, and professor of history at Arkansas College and at the University of South Carolina where some of her papers are deposited.

She graduated from Winthrop College in and studied at USC from toreceiving her master's degree in and her Ph.D., the first woman to receive one from USC's.

Jul 01,  · Lyon College by Brooks Blevins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Lyon College, the perseverance and promise of an Arkansas college / Brooks Blevins. imprint. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, description. Reference & Research Book News, August Table of Contents.

Preface: p. Brooks Blevins is the Noel Boyd Associate Professor of Ozarks Studies at Missouri State University. He is the author of Cattle in the Cotton Fields, Hill Folks, and Lyon College, – and editor of. Lyon College, The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College.

Lyon College, The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College. By Brooks Blevins. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, This history of Lyon College is a comprehensive chronicle of an institution that by all accounts should not have.

Mar 19,  · March 19, ALUMNI NEWS. GENERAL NOTES. Lyon College alumni, if you have nominations for the Patterson Decade Award, Distinguished Alumnus(a), and/or the Honorary Alumnus(a) Award, please use the online forms found at the following link.

Jul 28,  · Brooks Blevins is the director of regional studies at Lyon College. He is also the author of Lyon College, — The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College, Hill Folks: A History of Arkansas Ozarkers and Their Image and Cattle in the Cotton Fields: A Brand: University of Arkansas Press.

Thomas Rice Welch was an early Presbyterian minister and leader in Arkansas. He played an important role in the establishment of Lyon College and served as pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Little Rock (Pulaski County) for twenty-five years.

Thomas Rice Welch was born on September 15,on a farm near Nicholasville in Jessamine County, Kentucky, to John Welch and Elizabeth J. Rice. Jan 30,  · Lankford’s introduction includes a description of the Arkansas Writer’s Project and the challenges of interpreting the interviews in the modern-day context.

The third book, "Lyon College, The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College," by Brooks Blevins, tells the history of this small college located in Batesville. Brooks Blevins is the author of Hill Folks ( avg rating, 31 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Ghost of the Ozarks ( avg rating, 37 ratings, 5 4/5.

Brooks Blevins; Author division. Brooks Blevins is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes. Brooks Blevins is composed of 2 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. Lyon College Piper Winter Published on Jan 25, The Piper is a publication for alumni, students, and friends of Lyon College, a liberal arts college in Batesville, AR.

Lyon College The Perseverance and Promise of an Arkansas College We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ theslopelounge.com Read more.Biography.

After brief teaching appointments at the Meridian campus of Mississippi State University and Ozarka College, Dr. Brooks Blevins returned to his undergraduate alma mater, Lyon College, initially as director of the Regional Studies Center and later as an assistant professor of theslopelounge.comtion: Professor.Biography.

After brief teaching appointments at the Meridian campus of Mississippi State University and Ozarka College, Dr. Brooks Blevins returned to his undergraduate alma mater, Lyon College, initially as director of the Regional Studies Center and later as an assistant professor of theslopelounge.com: ()