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William Gordon Ross Papers



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William Gordon Ross Papers | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Predominant Dates:1940-1990

ID: RG 09/9.40

Primary Creator: Ross, William Gordon -- 1900-

Extent: 3.0 MS boxes

Subjects: Berea College -- Faculty, Philosophy and religion.

Languages: English


William Ross Gordon began teaching at Berea in 1931 as a teacher in the Foundation-Junior High School.  In 1932 he was promoted to the college department where he spent the next 36 years teaching philosophy and religion.  Born in 1900 in South Carolina, Ross served in the United States Army from 1918 until 1922.  He later secured his bachelor's degree from Drury College and in 1930 received his Bachelor of Divinity from the Union Seminary in New York.  His Ph.D. in philosophy was granted by Columbia University in 1942.

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These are the papers of W. Gordon Ross.  The materials include correspondence, photographs, biographical information, manuscripts, copies of publications, and addresses and speeches he gave during his time at Berea College.

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Berea College -- Faculty
Philosophy and religion.

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions: Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Use Restrictions: There are no restrictions on the collection other than federal copyright regulations.

Preferred Citation: [Date/Title of Document/Folder Number], RG 9/9.40: William Gordon Ross Papers, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Berea, Ky

Processing Information: Fully processed, and finding guide created, May 2017.

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Folder 1: Galley: Companion of EternityAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Other WritingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Manuscript: Untitled ManuscriptAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Manuscript: Untitled Manuscript ContinuedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Manuscript: TemptationAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Poems by RossAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Published Articles and OtherAdd to your cart.

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