The Making Of A Christian College In India; Being A History Of Reid Christian College, Lucknow

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byBrenton Thoburn Badley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... in Lucknow, is the man who is regarded as the author of this new Department. At his suggestion the work was undertaken. It was an advance step, taken in the right direction, proving our Church to be possessed of wisely progressive institutions. Our College was, as a matter of fact, the pioneer in such work in North India. For ten years she stood alone in the work; but what she realized then is realized on every hand now, and schools for the imparting of a commercial education have been established in many centres throughout North India, some by other Missionary Societies and some by Government. The Principal of the College seems himself to have had a lively realization of the great importance of the new departure. Mr. Mansell, in his Report for 1892-93, refers to the matter as follows:--"Mr. H. L. Roscoe, graduate of the Chaffee's Phonographic Institute, arrived last February to join our staff, as Professor in the Business Department. It has long been our desire to make our College as widely useful as possible for our young men, prepar. ing them for responsible and lucrative positions in all departments. To this end we have taken the field, first among mission colleges, to teach stenography, type-writin, and general business writing and accounts. It is too soon to measure the success of tie enterprise: but we have seen enough of tie progress of the students who have already enrolled in this department, to know tlat they are not behind the youth of Amenca in their aptitude for these studies. We believe that in a few years we shall not be able to supply the demand for trained and responsible Christian clerks and accountants. Our Christians are rapidly taking high and responsible positions in Government and public service, and it is important that we should ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906. Excerpt: ... in Lucknow, is the man who is regarded as the author of this new Department. At his suggestion the work was undertaken. It was...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021735579X

ISBN - 13:9780217355797

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