HOLLOMAN, GARLAND HAMILTON, 1912-1993.
MANUSCRIPT NUMBER 257
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CITATION: Garland Hamilton Holloman Papers, MSS 257, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University.
Garland Hamilton "Bo" Holloman was born in Itta Bena, Mississippi on February 18, 1912. He received a B.S. degree from Millsaps College in 1934, followed by a master in education in 1937 from George Peabody College. He also took graduate courses at Ohio State University and the University of Chicago. Holloman was a mathematics teacher, principal and coach in the mid-1930s to early 1940s. During World War II, he served as an officer in the 8th Army Air Corp.
He received a Mastor of Divinity degree in 1948 from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and was ordained as a Methodist minister. He pastored churches in his native Mississippi and served as a district superintendent in the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church. He was also active in the Boy Scouts of America and numerous other organizations. Holloman retired in 1982 and died in Jackson, Mississippi on August 8, 1993.
Holloman and his wife Floy had two children.
(Source: Mississippi Conference Journal. 1994.)
This collection consists of class notes, essays, reports, and miscellaneous material collected by Garland Holloman during his career as an educator and clergyman. The bulk of the collection consists of Holloman's class notes and essays from 1946 to 1948 when he was a seminary student at the Candler School of Theology. The notes and essays provide a sample of the lecture material and course requirements used in seminary education in the late 1940s.
The collections also contains reports regarding education in the area of
Texas where Holloman taught prior to World War II, Holloman's thesis on secondary
education in Mississippi, and miscellaneous material relating to his early
career as an educator and coach. Included in this material are Holloman's
basketball plays for a team he coached.
Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 [Education pamphlets] 1928, 1942
1/2 Thesis: Trends in secondary education in
Mississippi from 1927 to 1937 1937 Aug
1/3 Nature of proof material [Ohio State University] ca. 1938-1939
1/4 [Basketball plays in qualitative analysis notebook] ca. 1938-1942
1/5 Report of Southern Association Conference at Denton 1940 Summer
1/6 Preliminary report on the origins, work, and
accomplishments of the Southern Association
study 1940 Oct
1/7 Sun, sweat, & stanines: an enlisted man's history
of the psychological section 1944 April
1/8 Make education tough by Paul Flowers 1946 April
2/1 Evangelistic Preaching - Jordan 1946 June
2/2 The Methodist Church - Cannon 1946 June-July
2/3 Social Ethics - Brewer 1946 July-Aug
2/4 Christianity and World Problems - McConnell 1946 Aug
2/5 God, Nature and Man - Stokes 1946 Sept-Dec
2/6 Philosophy of Religious Education - Johnson 1946 Sept-Dec
2/7 Papers 1946 Dec
2/8 Art of Preaching - Jordan 1946 Sept-Dec
2/9 Religions of the Old Testament - Bowen 1946 Nov - 1947 March
2/6 Homiletical Material - Jordan 1947 Jan-Feb
2/10 Ancient and Medieval Church History - Lee 1947 Jan-April
2/8 Speech and Choir - Mathers 1947 Jan-April
3/1 Introduction to the New Testament - Rowlingson 1947 March-April
3/2 [Ethics?] - Parker 1947 April-May
3/3 Religion of the New Testament - Smart 1947 April-May
3/4 Psychology of Religion - Johnson 1947 April-May
3/5 Contemporary Criticisms of Christianity - Stokes 1947 June-July
3/6 Pastoral Psychology - Johnson 1947 June-July
3/3 Rural Church and Public Relations - Sells 1947 July
3/7 Introduction to Old Testament - Bowen 1947 July-Aug
3/8 Philosophy of Missions - Floyd 1947 July-Aug
3/9 Rise of Younger Churches - Floyd 1947 July-Aug
3/10 Doctrine of Holy Spirit - Parker 1947 Sept-Oct
3/10 Seminar: O.T. Messiahship - Bowen 1947 Sept-Oct
4/1 Contemporary China - Lin 1947 Sept-Dec
4/2 Theology of Paul - Smart 1947 Sept-Dec
4/3 Papers 1947 Sept-Dec
4/4 Theology of Prayer - Parker 1947 Nov-Dec
4/5 Church Management - Jordan 1948 Jan
4/6 Jewish Background of Christianity - Smart 1948 Jan-Feb
4/7 Genesis - Bowen 1948 Jan-March
4/8 History of Christian Doctrine - Cannon 1948 Jan-March
4/9 Renaissance - Cannon 1948 Feb-March
5/1 Redemption - Stokes 1948 March-April
5/2 Spiritual Values in English Literature - Mims 1948 March-April
5/3 History of Religion - Floyd 1948 March-May
5/4 The Teaching of the Prophets - Smart 1948 March-May
5/5 Papers 1948 April-May
5/6 History of Protestant Theology - Cannon 1948 May
5/4 The Psalms - Bowen 1948 June-July
5/7 Papers 1948 June-July
5/8 Jesus - Rowlingson 1948 June-July
5/9 Hebrews - Smart 1948 July-Aug
5/9 The Church and Youth - Johnson 1948 July-Aug
5/10 Directed study - Jordan 1948 Aug
5/11 Book reviews n.d.
6/1 Unidentified notes n.d.
6/2 Pastor's School and miscellaneous 1950-1051
6/3 Sermon ideas ca. 1950-1951
6/4 Notes and miscellaneous 1955-1957
6/5 Daily Christian Advocate, Lake Junaluska, N.C. 1964