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Storer College


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

General Education Board Records

Collection Number: A&M 3193
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, maps, photographs and pamphlets related to the efforts in West Virginia of the early southern program of the General Education Board (GEB). The GEB, founded by John D. Rockefeller, is one of the most significant philanthropic efforts in the history of U.S. education particularly noted for its aid to African-American schools, teachers and students. In West Virginia it aided the African-American colleges of West Virginia State, a public institution and...
Dates: 1901-1967

Jacob H. Gerbrick, Photographer, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2947
Overview The photographs and negatives of the Gerbrick Studio of Martinsburg whose most prominent proprietor was Jacob H. Gerbrick. There are group and individual portraits as well as pictures of business and industry, modes of transportation, schools, churches, residences, clubs and organizations, and social events. These photographs reflect life in Martinsburg and the extreme Eastern panhandle, including unique events such as strikes or floods, annual events such as festivals and parades, and...
Dates: 1857-1974

James H. Green, Jr., Storer College Memorabilia

Collection Number: A&M 4116

Digital copies of memorabilia of James Henry Green, Jr., graduate of Storer College in 1943 (Associate of Arts) and 1946 (Bachelor of Arts). Includes four photographs and two diplomas. Subjects of photographs include: 1. graduation of Doris Athalia Lee, James Green's aunt (ca. 1937); 2. Cecelia Isabel Lee (Green), James Green's mother (undated); 3. James Green, Sr., James Green's father (ca. 1945); 4. graduation of James Green Sr. (1946). Diplomas were earned by James Green, Sr.

Dates: 1937-1946

Storer College, Administrative and Operational Records

Collection Number: A&M 1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s

Storer College Alumni and Student Records

Collection Number: A&M 1168
Scope and Contents

Records of Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia on microfilm, including alumni listing (1872-1955); student records, volumes 1-8 (1900-1937); student records, summer school (1924-1942); student register, volumes 1-2 (1888-1944); and student record cards (circa 1929-1955).

Dates: 1872-1955

Storer College, Architectural Drawings, Diplomas, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 1471
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings (blueprints, campus plans, topographic maps, etc.), diplomas, and other material regarding Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry.Box 1 contains 26 architectural drawings.Box 2 contains 19 architectural drawings.Box 3 contains 12 diplomas; one oversize folder of architectural drawings; one legal size folder of correspondence regarding an addition to the college...
Dates: ca. 1900-1953

Storer College Correspondence, Business Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
Dates: 1854-1964

Storer College Records

Collection Number: A&M 1131
Scope and Contents Documents regarding Storer College at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The collection includes a prospectus regarding the nature, history, and future of the college (1908); an invitation to the unveiling and dedication of a memorial to Heyward Shepherd (1931); a program for the Twentieth Founders Day Exercises (1943); and a transcript of an address given by Storer College alumnus and professor William A. Saunders for the Twentieth Founders Day Exercises (1943). Please see "Historical Note" for...
Dates: 1908-1943

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

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Universities and colleges 7
Education 6
African Americans -- Education (Higher) 5
African Americans - Schools for Freedmen. 5
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 5
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Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 5
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 3
Missionaries 3
Schools - Jefferson County. 3
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) 3
Women's history -- 1900-1929 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
Account books 2
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 2
Jefferson County - Schools. 2
Newspapers. 2
Photographs. 2
Schools 2
Teachers' letters and papers. 2
West Virginia -- Race relations 2
Women -- Education 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
Women's history -- 1951-present 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Letters 2
World war, 1939-1945 -- Letters 2
African Americans -- Appalachian Region 1
African Americans -- Education -- West Virginia 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- West Virginia 1
Agriculture 1
Architects and architecture 1
Baptists 1
Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Blueprints 1
Brown, John -- Fort-Museum 1
Builders and contractors. 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Church buildings 1
Coal mining - Miners' Hospitals 1, 2, 3. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Droop Mountain Battlefield. 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Ephemera. 1
F. Baptists General Conference (Harpers Ferry) 1
Freedmen's Schools. 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Inwood Demonstration Packing Plant. 1
Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp. 1
Jefferson County. 1
Ledger books. 1
Ledgers. 1
Maps. 1
Martinsburg (W. Va.) 1
Photographers 1
Photography 1
Politics and government. 1
Prisons. SEE ALSO Civil War - prisons and prisoners. 1
Scrapbooks 1
Segregation in education 1
Transportation 1
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