Minorities -- Education -- United States
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection is a valuable resource for the study of the abolitionist movement. It includes approximately 350,000 manuscript pieces. The mass of these was written during the period from 1839 to 1882, but several thousand are dated before and after that time. The manuscripts include some of the treasurers’ papers and minutes of Executive Committee meetings, as well as other items such as sermons, statistical reports, drawings, photographs, and essays; however, letters make up the large...
Dates: Created: 1828-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1839-1882; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/1968
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The 1969 addendum and later addenda to the American Missionary Association archives are mostly twentieth century in scope, covering two main subject areas. The first is the association's numerous schools. These are considered "field" records, or, the fruits of the Association's missionary work outside of its New York City office. The Addendum is divided into three series: Series 1 covers field-related work, mainly the AMA schools; Series 2 covers projects that were run directly form the New...
Dates: Created: 1849-1991; Other: Date acquired: 03/31/1969
Collection — Folder 1
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of a single letter from Nicholas Bauer, Superintendent of Orleans Parish School Board, to "James E. Weathers and Petitioners" dated 6 August 1930. The letter reads: "Dear Sirs: The Orleans Parish School Board has considered your petition to establish a colored evening high school or in lieu of that, a continuation of the eight grade opportunities in night school work and has decided that at this time, because of financial reasons, it can not [...
Dates: Created: 1930 August 6; Other: Date acquired: 02/15/1997
Scope and Contents The Luther G. Bellinger papers document the work of African American mathematics educator and businessman Luther Garic Bellinger. The collection spans 1947-1980 and includes biographical materials, materials from Bellinger's college years at Johnson C. Smith University, correspondence related to Bellinger's educational career in South Bend, Indiana, in the 1960s, news clippings and publications featuring Bellinger, teaching materials, and mathematics articles Bellinger wrote. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1947-1980; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/1980
Scope and Contents The Raymond G. von Tobel papers relate to von Tobel's career as a teacher and school administrator in Georgia and North Dakota with the American Missionary Association. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and school publications. The majority of the collection pertains to von Tobel's work at Ballard Normal School in Macon, Georgia. Additional material documents his time in North Dakota teaching among the Sioux people and...
Dates: Created: 1911-1936; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1976