This is W.P. Cline's brief, hand-written, financial account of the beginnings of Highland/Lenoir College up to 1903 or so. It also includes a history of its predecessor, Highland Academy. The papers are in an archives folder (18.104.22.168 Cline, W.P.: Early History of Highland Academy 1903).
The Rev. William Pinckney Cline was one of the founders of Lenoir College and served as professor of Latin and History from 1891 to 1901. After that he was chairman of the Board of Trustees for an additional five years during which he continued to contribute to the development of the college. He later served churches and church institutions in South Carolina. The Board of Trustees awarded him an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree in 1913.