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Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.

Part of Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.

kukm1f58m_258Guide to the Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric WeigSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3 Copyright 2002University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC Database Date of source: n.d.Description is in English.Guide to the Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.Collection number: 1F58M-258Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsManuscriptsUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King LibraryLexington, Kentucky40506-0039Phone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=84&llib_id=13<ab_rank=3Processed by: Archives StaffEncoded by: Eric Weig Copyright 2002 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved.Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.1F58M-258Rust, Jacob Ward, b. 1819. 1 reel (partial)None online. Must visit contributing institution.The materials are in English.University of Kentucky Special CollectionsLexington, Kentucky 40506Underwood, Mrs. Thomas, Lexington. Loan while microfilming, July 1958.Collection is open for research.Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky.[Identification of item], Jacob Ward Rust autobiography, 1F58M-258, Special Collections, University of Kentucky.Author, College president, Editor. Rust, born February 14, 1819, in Logan County, Kentucky had a limited early education due to the poor circumstances of his parents. Through great perseverance he became a thorough, self-made scholar. He taught at Mt. Carmel Academy and served as its president from 1840 to 1844. Subsequently he was in charge of the Academy, at Springfield, the Clarksville (Tennessee) Female Academy and the Lafayette Female Institute. Rust was a prominent Baptist layperson, and after serving on the faculty, was president of Bethel College in Russellville, Kentucky. From 1869 to 1971, he served as co-editor, with R. M. Dudley, of the Western Recorder. In addition to his newspaper work, Rust wrote numerous essays on various subjects including religion, science and literature.This is a copy of Rust's autobiography, which contains many comments on the history of education in western Kentucky.No discernible arrangement.Rust, Jacob Ward, b. 1819.Dudley, R. M.Bethel College (Russellville, Ky.)Western Recorder.Education--Kentucky.Baptists--Publishing.Baptists--Education.College presidents.Editors.Russellville (Ky.).Autobiographies.Authors.Religion--KentuckyJacob Ward Rust autobiography, n.d.