Union Bible College and Seminary

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Union Bible College and Seminary, as well as the Union Bible Academy, are a four-year college, high school and seminary located in Westfield, Indiana.[1] It was founded in 1911 by the Central Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers) and is a part of the wider conservative holiness movement.[1] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[2]

Union Bible College and Seminary
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Union Bible College and Seminary
TypePrivate liberal arts college
Established1911
AffiliationCentral Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakerism)
PresidentC. Adam Buckler
Location, ,
United States
CampusSuburban college town
Websiteubca.org

HistoryEdit

Union Bible College was founded in 1911 by the Central Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers).[1][3]

AccreditationEdit

Union Bible College is accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education.[4]

CampusEdit

Union High Academy Historic District
 
 
 
 
Location434 S. Union St., Westfield, Indiana
Coordinates40°2′19″N 86°7′34″W / 40.03861°N 86.12611°W / 40.03861; -86.12611Coordinates: 40°2′19″N 86°7′34″W / 40.03861°N 86.12611°W / 40.03861; -86.12611
Area4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built1861 (1861)-1929
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Tudor Revival, Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference #95000209[2]
Added to NRHPMarch 3, 1995

Union High Academy Historic District is a historic Quaker academic institution including a high school, college and seminary,[5] as well as a national historic district located at Westfield, Hamilton County, Indiana. It encompasses five contributing buildings built between 1861 and 1929. They are the Greek Revival / Italianate style main classroom building (1861, 1883, 1946, 1953); Greek Revival style President's House (Estes House, 1861), a frame dormitory (1929), and two brick dormitories (c. 1861) that are now private homes.[6]

NewspaperEdit

The student newspaper published by Union Bible College and Seminary is The Union Minister.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Abbott, Margery Post; Chijioke, Mary Ellen; Dandelion, Pink (2012). Historical Dictionary of the Friends (Quakers). Scarecrow Press. p. 79. ISBN 9780810868571.
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  3. ^ Abbott, Margery Post; Chijioke, Mary Ellen; Dandelion, Pink (2006). The A to Z of the Friends (Quakers). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 9780810856110.
  4. ^ "Union Bible College" (PDF). Association for Biblical Higher Education. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  5. ^ Bodenhamer, David J.; Barrows, Robert G. (1994). The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis. Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253112491.
  6. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Robert D. Hartman and Suzanne Fischer (September 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Union High Academy Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01., accompanying map, and Accompanying photographs.

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