Acadia College

Situated at Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Founded by the

Nova Scotia Baptist Education Society, 1838. Application made to the

Nova Scotia Assembly for incorporation as "The Trustees, Governors and

Fellows of the Queen's College." The corporation created with university

powers, 1840. At the next meeting of the Legislature its name changed to

Acadia College. Power of appointing governors transferred from the

Education Society to the Baptist Convention of the Maritime Provinces,

1851. Final changes in the Act of Incorporation, 1891. =Index=: (Joseph Howe era)

Founded by the Baptists, 1838; first known as Queen's College, 81;

defended by James W. Johnstone, 83. =Bib.=: Canada: An Ency., vol. 4.

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