Interview with Dr. R. A. Edwards

  • Identifier: 1977 OH 025
  • Date: 8/1/1974
  • Interviewer: Wolfe, Ron
  • Interviewee: Edwards,
  • Description: In this interview Dr. Edwards explained the formation of Central University and the Civil War controversy between the Presbyterian church of the North and South. Dr. Edwards also comments on the merger of Central University and Centre College. In addition, he discusses EKU's first president, Dr. Nevel Roark and the second president Dr. John G. Crabbe. He also discusses his education in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Minnesota, and his role as the Director of the Model School.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
  • Duration: 48:38:20
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Dr. R. A. Edwards,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 21, 2022,