Buck, George Hartford, "The religious beliefs of the high school students of Lincoln Academy in Kings Mountain North Carolina" (1950). ETD Collection for Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center. Paper 768.
Stephanie J. Shaw's research into the experiences of American black professional women during the Jim Crow era. Two students of Lincoln Academy, Beulah Shepard Hester and Eula Wellman Dunlap, discuss their time at the school. Pages 32, 33, 63-64.
Architectural survey report created by Emily Ramsey and Lara Ramsey,
Consultants, for North Carolina Historic Preservation Office (November 9, 2000)
"Lincoln Academy and the Advent of Private Education for African Americans in Gaston County" Section E, Page 17 and 18.
Excerpt from Gastonia and Gaston County, North Carolina : Past, Present, Future describing the history of Lincoln Academy. Includes names of founder, principals, teachers, and others involved in the building and life of the school. Also includes several pictures of campus buildings.
This Forty year history of churches and related ministries (1965-2005) of the United Church of Christ, Western North Carolina Association, includes the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ (Lincoln Academy Community), organized in 1895. [page 112]
"Abstract: In the late nineteenth century, many Protestant churches sent workers into the Appalachian mission field to establish churches and schools and more generally, to work for the betterment of the mountaineers. While many of these endeavors were plagued by paternalism, racism, and at times grew out of a desire to expand denominational influence, others were sincere and unselfish efforts to work on behalf of and with disadvantaged people. The motivations and impact of these missionary reformers has been debated for a century."