Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1909-1910 Page: 4
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HE Abilene Christian College is a logical outgrowth of
the demand for a school in Central West Texas in
which our boys and girls may receive an education
under Christian influences, and in which they may
be taught daily the Word of God.
This college began its first session September 11, 1906, and
closed its best and most prosperous session May 20, 1909.
The many inquiries coming from the various parts of the
State indicate that people are beginning to recognize the superior
merits of this school, and give promise of a greatly increased
enrollment next session.
This is a new school and it is full of the enthusiasm and
vigor of youth. The college spirit is admirable. Good will
prevails. There is no hazing, no playing tricks. Students
come to realize that such things are as much out of place here
as in a well regulated family. The constant study of the Bible
is a powerful factor in regulating the students conduct. Under
these circumstances good discipline and thorough work are
Address all communications to
R. L. WHITESIDE, President,
or T. C. WHITESIDE, Secty-Treas.
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