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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Morehouse College 
Answer/Pointer: Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. Morehouse is a private, independent, four year, liberal arts college for men. It was founded in 1867 in Augusta, GA as the Augusta Institute; its purpose to train freed slaves to read and write. The school moved to Atlanta, 1879 and expanded its scope to prepare blacks fo the ministry. Consequently, it was called Atlanta Baptist Seminary. In 1894 the first college instruction was introduced and in 1897 the first bachelor's degree was granted and the seminary changed to Atlanta Baptist College. In 1913, the name changed to its present name, Morehouse College. The Morehouse School of Medicine was established in 1975 and became an independent college in 1981. Source: Black American Colleges & Universities R 378.73 Bla 
Librarian: LCLCPL 

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