Writing by Dean David Banta
James A. Woodburn, HISTORY OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY. Bloomington: Indiana University, 1940 (Chapter 2, pp. 26-53)
Report on general state educational plan - Governor Ray's support - charge of sectarianism - conditions prior to change from Seminary to College - the state in I828 - educational progress - newspapers - New Harmony - Bloomington in 1828 - the College in I828 - election of president - Wylie's visit to Indiana - Wylie's solicitation of gifts of books in East - arrival of the first president.
Banta, David Demaree, "History of Indiana University: From Seminary to College (1826-1829)" (1890). David Banta (1889-1896). 6.