Duncan James McMillan (1846-1939)

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Identifier 000348C1.TIF
Source 000348C1.TIF
Title Duncan James McMillan (1846-1939)
Subject Mission to Mormons; Presbyterian Church in Utah; Wasatch Academy (Mount Pleasant, Utah); Presbyterians -- Utah
People McMillan, Duncan James, 1846-1939
Spatial Coverage Mount Pleasant (Utah); Salt Lake County (Utah); Sugar House (Salt Lake City, Utah); Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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Further Information The photograph is rectangular and in excellent condition. The front of the photograph has, "D.J.McMillan" written in ink in the upper left hand corner. On the bottom is the emblem of the photography studio who took the photograph. The back also bears the photograph studio's emblem in greater and grandeur detail. Reverend Duncan James McMillan had a major influence in founding Westminster College. A protégé of Sheldon Jackson, he came to the Salt Lake Valley to find refuge from his bronchial condition and to establish a proselytizing mission to convert Mormons in March of 1875. However, McMillan soon turned his efforts to education when his proselytizing efforts towards Mormons proved futile. He founded what later became Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, Utah, on April 19, 1875 and opened a number of schools in northern and southern Utah. McMillan fought vigorously for a Presbyterian College to be established and while serving as Secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Home Missionari
Creator Epler & Arnold Portraits, 360 Broadway, First National Bank Building, Saratoga, New York.
Funding The Westminster College digital archives project is partially funded by the Masonic Foundation of Utah.
Publisher Westminster College
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Relation Biographical information about Reverend Duncan James McMillan is available in The Rev. Duncan James McMillan, 1846-1939: A Tribute/ [by His Daughter]. New York, N.Y.: McAuliffe - Booth Co., 1939.
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2006, Westminster College. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Source Physical Dimensions Archival TIFF 3000 x 4600
Source Resolution 400ppi
Display Dimensions JPEG: 650 x 1000
Bit Depth 8-bit
Scanning Device Epson Expression 836 XL flatbed scanner
Metadata Cataloger Krystal Powell
ARK ark:/87278/s6c282dv
Setname wc_pc
ID 1094240
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6c282dv