Milan [O.]: Clark Waggoner, Job Printer, 1849. First edition of each title. 3 vols, 8v, original printed wrappers, 12, 16, 12 pages. Somewhat soiled and worn, with some chipping; good, sound copies. Item #14197
Scarce relics of a once well-known (at last regionally) co-educational Baptist school in northern central Ohio, evidently up and running from 1846 through 1852. Includes names of students, courses of study, etc. Each volume with the later signature of Firelands Museum director and Ohio historical James G. Gibbs at the head of the front wrappers. Gibbs has annotated the two catalogues in pencil--noting extensive changes in the Board of the school and with his occasional small notes by the names of students (viz. "Maj. Gen." next to Civil War general and alumnus James McPherson). Two of the volumes have holes punched in the upper corners (in the manner of an almanac). Morgan 8550 (2 locations), 8547 (2), 8548 (2); not found in Starr's Baptist Bibliography.