The following secondary sources provide historical context on African
Americans at Hanover College.
- Blake, I.
George, "The Civil War Came to Campus" excerpted from Indianapolis
Star Magazine (4 Aug. 1963).
This article includes details about northerners and southerners on campus.
Jeremiah, and Caroline Templeton, "Education, Slavery, and the
Democratic Vision of Presbyterian Minister John Finley Crowe," Hanover
Historical Review (2010).
This article describes John Finley Crowe as "consistently disregarding
social norms to campaign against slavery and befriend former slaves."
- Fulton, Abigail, "The John Finley Crowe Effect: Tracing the Influence
of the Abolitionist Hero-Founder through Hanover College's
This paper includes details about Benjamin Templeton, Moses Broiles, and
Alma Gene Prince.
Progressive and Regressive History with African-American Students"
(student paper, fall 2008).
- "Get Me to the
Promised Land!" Hanover Historical Review (2010).
This collection of primary sources concerns John Finley Crowe and
- Hagedorn, Ann, Beyond the River: The Untold Story of the Heroes
of the Underground Railroad (New York: Simon & Schuster,
This book includes details about Benjamin Templeton.