Who was Morehouse College named after?
1913. Atlanta Baptist College changes name to Morehouse College to honor Henry Lyman Morehouse, corresponding secretary of American Baptist Home Mission.
What was Spelman College original name?
|Former names||Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary (1881–1884) Spelman Baptist Seminary (1884–1924)|
|Type||Private historically black women’s liberal arts college|
|Established||April 11, 1881|
|Academic affiliations||Annapolis Group ACS Space-grant|
|Endowment||$377.9 million (2020)|
Does Rockefeller own Spelman College?
In 1961, when the RBF received half of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.’s estate as a gift, it designated $1 million for Spelman and AUC, which enabled the construction of a new Fine Arts Building at Spelman and land acquisition for Clark, Morehouse, and Morris Brown colleges.