Papers of Charles Franklin Nesbitt

Nesbitt, Charles Franklin
Papers, 1922-1969
.5 cubic feet, in one box

Biographical note: Born in 1897 in Laurens, SC, Charles F. Nesbitt graduated from Wofford in 1922 and went on to earn his seminary degree at Emory and a master’s doctorate in religion at the University of Chicago. A clergy member of the South Carolina Annual Conference, Dr. Nesbitt joined the religion department at Wofford in 1939, the year he completed his doctorate. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, he was a charter member of the Southern section of the Society of Biblical Literature. At Wofford, he taught a generation of students who went on to become Methodist ministers. Retiring in 1966, Dr. Nesbitt died in Spartanburg on December 22, 1976.

Organization note: Arranged into folders of biographical materials, articles written, and course notes. See folder list for more information.

Access note: Unrestricted

Summary note: Papers consist of articles published in scholarly religious journals by Dr. Nesbitt, lecture notes from various religion courses, and biographical materials. The collection includes his Wofford undergraduate rat cap and materials related to his service at Wofford.

Citation: Cite as: Papers of Charles F. Nesbitt, Archives, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College

Location: Archives, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29303

Related material: Materials about Dr. Nesbitt are in the Henry Nelson Snyder Papers

Administrative notes: Donated by C. Burns Nesbitt. Arranged July 8, 2008 by Phillip Mullinnix and Phillip Stone

Finding Aid: folder listing

Articles About
Aileene L. Nesbitt
Publications List
Wofford Related (programs, articles, etc.)
Articles by (1920s-1953)
Articles by (1954-1970s)
Class Notes—“Contents of the New Testament”
Class Notes---“Into to the Study of the Bible”
Class Notes--Religion 102—“Life and Letters of Paul”
Class Notes—Misc.
Class Notes—“New Testament”
Class Notes—“Old Testament Survey”
Class Notes—“The Teachings of the Prophets”
Wofford Rat Cap