Wofford College | History of SC Slide Collection

Wofford College, founded in 1850 through a gift from local Methodist minister Benjamin Wofford, was one of the several denominational colleges that emerged in competition with the South Carolina College before the Civil War. Dr. James H. Carlisle (see James H. Carlisle) served as its president for 54 years, and built it to be a strong academic Methodist institution in the state before his death in 1909. The building pictured in this 1907 postcard view is the original 1850 structure of the college.

Courtesy of the Howard G. Woody Postcard Collection.

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