Basil Manly, Sr. | History of SC Slide Collection
Basil Manly, Sr. (1798-1868), was the author of the resolutions leading to cleavage of the Baptist Church in 1844 into northern and southern branches. He was influential in securing the establishment of the institution for the training of young men for the ministry that, after several changes of name and location, became Furman University. From the Baptist Historical Collection.
Courtesy of the Furman University Archives Special Collections Department.