Meridian Female College

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Meridian Female College

The Meridian Female College was a female seminary, founded in 1865 in Meridian, Mississippi by members of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.


The school was founded in 1865[1] by Rev. John B. Hamberlin.[2] Hamberlin ran the school until 1872, when he was succeeded by L. M. Stone.[1] By 1904 the school had closed.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Zachary Taylor Leavell; Thomas Jefferson Bailey (1904). A complete history of Mississippi Baptists: from the earliest times. Mississippi Baptist Publishing Co. p. 1275. Retrieved 28 July 2012.
  2. ^ William Cathcart (1 April 2001). The Baptist Encyclopedia -. The Baptist Standard Bearer, Inc. p. 491. ISBN 978-1-57978-910-7. Retrieved 28 July 2012.