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Marc Hoyle Lovelace Papers

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Marc Hoyle Lovelace was a High Point Colleg and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, who served as a Baptist pastor and professor of Religion at several institutions, including WFU. This collection contains biographical and family materials, including correspondence, course outlines, writings, and his memoir.

Biographical and Historical Note

Marc Hoyle Lovelace was orn June 5, 1920, in Henrietta, N.C, to Arsola Crawford Lovelace and Maude White Lovelace. He grew up in Shelby and Thomasville, North Carolina, and graduated from High Point College. He later received his Master of Theology Degree and Doctor of Philosophy Degree from  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.

He served as a Baptist pastor in eight states and in England, Jordan, and Greece, in addition to teaching. Lovelace taught at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, as Associate Professor of Religion (1946-1952) at Wake Forest College, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Stetson University. Lovelace retired in 1993 and died March 31, 2008, in Winston-Salem, N.C. He was married to Mary Louise Lovelace, known as Midge.

Collection Overview

This collection contains biography file clippings; correspondence; family group papers; course outlines; and writings, including According to Hoyle: A Collection of Addresses, Lectures, and Speeches Prepared by Dr. Hoyle at the Request of Stetson University (1983); his memoirs, 1920-1995; and information relating to Arsola Crawford Lovelace, Austin Cole Lovelace, Marc Hoyle Lovelace, Noel Crawford Lovelace, and Marc Crawford Lovelace.

Summary Information

Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Lovelace, Marc Hoyle
Marc Hoyle Lovelace Papers
Date [inclusive]
0.46 linear feet  1 document box
Mixed materials [Box]

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett 2019
Access Restrictions
Collection is open. 
Copyright Notice
Copyright for materials resides with the creators of the items in question or their descendants, unless otherwise designated. Users of this collection are responsible for using the materials in conformance with U.S. copyright law. 
Preferred Citation
Marc Hoyle Lovelace Papers (MS524), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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