Walter Evander Shive autobiographical statement, circa 1924
Walter Evander Shive (1856-1941) was a Presbyterian pastor, missionary, and teacher. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 9, 1856 and attended Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. He was ordained in 1884 and became a home missionary and teacher in Texas, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, Oklahoma, and Louisiana until 1905. He was the Texas representative for the Christian Observer from 1906-1919. After this, he lived without a charge in New Mexico and Mexico. His son, Alexander Morgan Shive, served in the American Presbyterian Congo Mission from 1920 to 1960. Rev. Shive died on October 25, 1941 in Los Angeles, California.
The Walter Evander Shive autobiographical statement documents his involvement with the Presbyterian Church throughout his life.
Materials in accession #2007-009 were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007. The document has handwritten notes in pencil that were added by staff at the Presbyterian Historical Society.
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Walter Evander Shive autobiographical statement, ca. 1924, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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