William Knox Tate Biography By Howard O. Long - Accession 1108 - M511 (561-562)
Accession 1108 - M511 (561-562)
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Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of a photocopy of a1952 dissertation by Howard O. Long for a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the George Peabody College For Teachers titled, An Abstract of a Biography Of William Knox Tate: Southern “Educational Engineer”. The dissertation includes an extensive biography on Professor William Knox, Sr. (1870-1917) who was a former State Supervisor of Rural Schools in South Carolina, Superintendent of Memminger Normal School in Charleston, SC, and was a professor at Winthrop College from 1910-1914 and at the George Peabody College for Teachers in Tennessee. The aim of the dissertation was “(1) to point out the important work and to indicate the unique contributions of professor William Knox Tate to the field of Southern education in his role as “educational engineer,” and (2) to preserve for posterity a record of the works and thoughts of a great Southern educator so that history of southern education will be more complete.”
The William Knox Tate Biography by Howard O. Long was donated to the Archives on September 23, 2003 by Elizabeth D. Webb.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "William Knox Tate Biography By Howard O. Long - Accession 1108 - M511 (561-562)". Finding Aid 1256.
LC Subject Headings
Tate, W. K. (William Knox), 1870-1917; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College--Faculty; College teachers--Southern States--Biography