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  • 4f16c838f?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Norman Wade Cox. 1923. On October 28, 1888, Norman Wade Cox was born in Climax, Georgia. He was converted in 1902 and ordained on October 28, 1910. While attending Mercer University, from which he graduated in 1914, Cox pastored several area churches. After graduating, he attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He pastored numerous churches during his time there. In 1918 he became pastor of the Baptist church at Barnesville, Georgia. At this time he also became a member of the State Mission Board of the Georgia Baptist Convention. After two years he became pastor of the Court Street Baptist Church. In 1922 he was called to First Baptist Church of Savannah. He died on February 9, 1968. JPG file (191 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of John Richard Sampey. 1917. John Richard Sampey was born on September 27, 1863, at Fort Deposit, Alabama. Three months after his birth, his family moved to Ramer. He entered Howard College at 16 and graduated at 18. Sampey was the youngest to ever graduate from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, at 21 years old. Following his graduation in 1885, Sampey received the dual honors of ordination at the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church and selection to be instructor in Hebrew, Greek, and Homiletics. Two years later he was made assistant professor. About this time he also received an honorary D.D. from Washington and Lee University. In 1892 Sampey was selected to succeed Basil Manly as Professor of Old Testament Interpretation. He later succeeded Dr. Broadus as the chairman of the Old Testament Lessons subcommittee of the International Lesson Committee. He died on August 18, 1946. JPG file (138 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Archibald Thomas Robertson. 1917. On November 6, 1863, Archibald Thomas Robertson was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. In 1875 his father moved the family to Statesville, North Carolina. At the age of 13, Robertson was converted and felt the call to preach. He graduated from Wake Forest College in 1885 with a MA degree, and he graduated from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1888. He was ordained the year he graduated. Also, Robertson was elected to be Assistant Instructor of New Testament Interpretation. In 1892 he became Professor of Biblical Introduction, and in 1895 he succeeded John A. Broadus as Professor of the Interpretation of the New Testament. He published a multitude of works, perhaps the most significant being his Grammar of the Greek New Testament in the Light of Historical Research, published in 1914. Robertson died September 24, 1934. JPG file (159 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Joseph Martin Dawson. 1917. Joseph Martin Dawson was born in Ellis County, Texas, on June 21, 1879. He received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University. In 1900 he was ordained in the First Baptist Church of Waco, and soon began serving as pastor of churches. He founded and edited the Southwestern Theological Review, which later merged into the Review and Expositor. In 1905 he became pastor of the Baptist church in Lampasas. Dawson also served as editor of the Baptist Standard for a year beginning in 1907. After serving as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Hillsboro starting in 1908 and the First Baptist Church in Temple starting in 1912, Dawson settled into the pastorate of the First Baptist Church in Waco, where he had received his ordination some time earlier. JPG file (157 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Levi K. Fuller. 1913. He was born in Westmoreland, New Hampshire on February 24, 1841. A self-taught inventor and engineer, he held about 50 patents on inventions, most of which were appliances for organs. Served as Governor of Vermont 1892-1894. An active participant in the Vermont Baptist State Convention. On the Board of Trustees of Shaw University. Died in Brattleboro, Vermont on October 10, 1896 (bio taken from page 263 of: Who Was Who in America: Historical Volume 1607-1896, rev. ed. 1967.Chicago, IL: A.N. Marquis Company, 1967. JPG file (691 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Lee Rutland Scarborough. 1923. Lee Rutland Scarborough was born on July 4, 1870, in Colfax, Louisiana. During his early childhood his family moved to Texas. At 22 he received his A.B. from Baylor University. After graduation he taught at Baylor for one year, before teaching in public schools for two years. In 1895 he spent a year studying law at Yale, during which time he decided to preach. The next year he was ordained pastor of the church at Cameron, Texas. In 1901 he became pastor at Abilene, Texas, where he remained for 7 years. Scarborough accepted the chair of Evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1908. In this position he remained until 1914, when he was selected to be president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He died on April 10, 1945. (page 360 of BB v. 3) JPG file (742 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of James B. Gambrell. 1923. James B. Gambrell was born in Anderson, South Carolina, on August 21, 1841. He was ordained to Baptist ministry in 1867. Married Mary T. Gambrell. Editor of the Baptist Record for 15 years. President of Mercer University, Georgia for 3 years. Active in the American Baptist Education Society. Corresponding Secretary of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. He was president of the Southern Baptist Convention and a professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary when he died June 10, 1921 in Texas. JPG file (309 KB)
  • Zc77sw44t?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Mary T. Gambrell. 1923. She was married to James B. Gambrell. She held the office Corresponding Secretary of the Woman's Missionary Union of the Baptist General Convention of Texas from 1897 to 1911. She died in January 1911. JPG file (320 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Monroe Elmon Dodd. 1923. Monroe Elmon Dodd was born in Brazil, Tennessee, on September 8, 1878. He was ordained in April 1902, while a student at Union University, from which he graduated in 1904. Later in life he would receive three D.D. degrees: from Clinton College in 1908, from Union University in 1909, and from Baylor University in 1918. In his last year at Union, Dodd was called to be pastor of the First Baptist Church of Fulton, Kentucky. He took leave from Fulton after a few months when he was called by the Foreign Mission Board to be a missionary to Mexico. After several months of prayer, he returned to the Fulton church. He founded The Baptist Message, which later merged into the Baptist and Reflector. In 1908 he accepted the pastorate of the First Baptist Church of Paducah, Kentucky. Three years later he was called to the Twenty-Second and Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville. In 1912 he accepted the call of the First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana. During WWI he worked among soldiers with the YMCA in Europe. He died on August 6, 1952. JPG file (143 KB)
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    Creator: Strickland, Michael and Perry, Beth
    Contributing Institution: Mercer University Atlanta Monroe F. Swilley Jr. Library
    Description: Photograph of Bernard Washington Spilman. 1923. On January 22, 1871, Bernard Washington Spilman was born in Weldon, North Carolina. He was baptized in 1883, licensed to preach in 1887, and ordained in 1891. He graduated form Wake Forest College in 1891. After entering Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1892, he stayed only two years and did not graduate. In 1895 he accepted the pastorate at Kingston, North Carolina. After a year he became the Sunday School Secretary for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. In 1901 he became Field Secretary for the Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Six years later he became the General Manager of the Southern Baptist Assembly. He became the Director of Religious Education for the Assembly in 1920. Spilman received the degree of Doctor of Divinity three times: from John B. Stetson University of Florida in 1911, from Baylor University of Texas in 1920, and from Wake Forest College in 1921. He also served as president of the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina for six terms. He died May 20, 1950. JPG file (213 KB)