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From Oliver Shaw Rankin

Author: 
Rankin, Oliver S. (Edinburgh University)
Date: 
December 15, 1950
Location: 
Edinburgh, Scotland
Genre: 
Letter
Topic: 
Martin Luther King, Jr. - Education

Details

This letter informs King that the University of Edinburgh has accepted him for graduate work.

Martin Luther King, Junr., Esq.,
Crozer Theological Seminary,
Chester,
PENNSYLVANIA, U.S.A.

Dear Mr. King,

Your transcripts have now arrived and are of sufficiently high quality for us to accept you as a student in the Post-Graduate School for 1951. The session should, I imagine, begin on 4th October. Looking forward to seeing you then.

Yours sincerely,
[signed] O. S. Rankin1

1. Oliver Shaw Rankin (1885–1954) was professor of Old Testament Language, Literature, and Theology in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh from 1937 to 1954.

Source: 

MLKP, MBU, Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers, 1954-1968, Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Boston University, Boston, Mass.