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William Hooper Papers

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dc.contributor.author Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-06T20:29:48Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-06T20:29:48Z
dc.date.issued 10/6/2010
dc.date.issued 1823-1980
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10339/28132
dc.description.abstract An Episcopalian turned Baptist, Hooper was a Theological professor at Furman Institute, South Carolina, 1838-40; professor at South Carolina College, 1840-46; President of Wake Forest College, 1846-49; teacher in a classical school near Littleton, North Carolina, 1849-51; pastor of New Bern Baptist Church, 1852-54; President of Chowan Female Collegiate Institute, Murfreesboro, North Carolina, 1855-61; teacher in the Female Seminary, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1861-65; and associate principal with his son-in-law, John D. Hooper of Wilson Collegiate Seminary for Young Ladies, 1866-76. He moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he died Aug. 19, 1876.His papers contain biographical and family files; correspondence to his wife Frances Pollock Jones Hooper, 1834-35; his daughter Mary Elizabeth, 1834, his son-in-law John DeBernier Hooper, 1838, 1875; Marie J. Battle, 1867; and Elton Romeo, 1839. There are two diaries: the 1823 diary records his trip to Virginia and visit with Thomas Jefferson; the 1859-60, and 1862 diary entries are brief and refer to his teaching with his son in Murfreesboro, and Fayetteville. Pictorial materials include photographs of Hooper, and his grandfather William Hooper, the signer of the Declaration of Independence. en_US
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dc.title William Hooper Papers en_US
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dc.relation.references MS56
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