W. Harrison Daniel
Wilbon Harrison Daniel (September 25, 1922 – December 30, 2013) was a history professor at University of Richmond, Virginia Intermont College, Vanderbilt University and Duke University who authored numerous books. He specialized in Southern church history.
- Baseball and Richmond: A History of the Professional Game, 1884-2000, 2002 (with Scott P. Mayer)
- Bedford County, Virginia, 1840-1860, 1985
- Frontier Baptist Activities, 1780-1803, 1947
- Historical Atlas of the Methodist Movement, 2009
- History at the University of Richmond, 1991
- Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967, 2004
- Practicing the Future Perfect: Ministry Practices and Communal Mission in the New Testament, 2004
- River Road Church, Baptist: A History, 1945-1995, 1996
- Southern Protestantism in the Confederacy, 1989
- The University of Richmond, 1971-1999, 2000
- Virginia Baptists, 1860-1902, 1987
His works have been cited heavily by other authors and writers, including historian Rhys Isaac, historian Philip S. Foner, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga Professor Emeritus Charles H. Lippy, Princeton University Professor Emeritus John Frederick Wilson, University of Mississippi professor Charles Reagan Wilson, historian David Brion Davis, and historian Charles Royster. His biography of Major League Baseball Hall of Fame player Jimmie Foxx was reviewed in the Journal of Sports History.
He was born in Lynchburg, Virginia and attended New London Academy in Forest, Virginia. He later attended Lynchburg College, Vanderbilt University and Duke University. He died in Richmond, Virginia.
- Evangelical Revolt: The Nature of the Baptists' Challenge to the Traditional Order in Virginia, 1765 to 1775
- History of Black Americans
- Bibliography of Religion in the South
- Church and State in America: The Colonial and early national periods
- Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920
- The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823
- The Destructive War
- History professor of 36 years dies at age 91