Description: This is a brief history of Decatur Baptist College. The data concerning this subject have been taken from Wise County newspapers, college catalogs, college annuals, deed record books, Texas Baptist Annuals, literary publications, History of Texas Baptist by J. M. Carroll, letters, and personal interviews. This data has been carefully selected and taken from reliable sources. The material has been organized in a chronological manner under the following headings: origin of the college, material development, internal growth, and the conclusion. No attempt has been made to add or detract from the educational significance of the institution. An attempt has been made to tell the story of Decatur Baptist College in such a manner that both the triumphs and the adversities will be shown.
Date: August 1938
Creator: Sharp, William Bernice
Partner: UNT Libraries