|Title:||Andrew Lipscomb family bible|
|Quantity:||0.6 Linear feet (1 card file box)|
Andrew A. Lipscomb (1816-1890) was Chancellor of the University of Georgia from 1860 to 1874. Lipscomb was also a minister in the Methodist Protestant Church and the founder of the Metropolitan Institute for Young Ladies in Montgomery, Alabama. After leaving the University in 1874, he taught at Vanderbilt and later returned to Athens where he wrote and lectured for the rest of his life. -- From "Andrew A. Lipscomb," University of Georgia Presidents' Exhibit at http://www.libs.uga.edu/hargrett/pexhibit/presiden/lipscom.html'
The collection consists of a bible that belonged to Andrew Lipscomb and his family. It is from the mid-19th century.
Andrew Lipscomb family bible, MS 2969. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Lipscomb family papers, 1866-1911; Lipscomb family photo albums, circa 1880-1900; Lipscomb family papers, 1856-1893; Andrew Algate Lipscomb letters, 1860 December 10; Andrew A. Lipscomb papers, 1861-1878; Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb family papers, 1855-1951.