Skip to main content

Box 1



Contains 50 Results:

Marshall University Commencement Address, 1990 January 2–1990 June 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Marshall University regarding AB's commencement address and honorary doctorate; notes of congratulations. Guest list. Photographs of AB delivering address and with others including Soupy Sales. Letter to editor regarding racism of highlighting photograph of Soupy Sales wiping a tear during AB's speech; newspaper clippings. Commencement program. AB's speech.

Dates: 1990 January 2–1990 June 8

Ancella and Nelson Bickley Certificates, 1969 August 1–1976 May

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Army Commendation Medal (Second Oak Leaf Cluster). AB's Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha, Hampton Institute, initiation certificate, May 1976

Dates: 1969 August 1–1976 May

School Records, 1937–1950

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents

Attendance, reading, scholarships, and other certificates from elementary through college

Dates: 1937–1950

Nelson Bickley: Army Records; ROTC at WVU, 1949–1969 June 3

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with James Harlow, WVU President, regarding tenure at WVU, 1969 and 1972. Army records for Nelson Bickley. Various Army regulations, blank forms, and information flyers. Correspondence and forms from the Veterans Administration. Medical records, 1956-1966

Dates: 1949–1969 June 3

Newspaper Clippings, 1999–2013

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents

Charleston Gazette/Gazette-Mail newspaper clippings about AB and NB, 1999-2003

Dates: 1999–2013

Nelson Bickley Speech, 2001 March 2

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents

Text of NB's speech "CMA's Link to the Late Carter G. Woodson, the 'Father of Negro History'" at the Chicago Military Academy, program, and certificate of appreciation.

Dates: 2001 March 2

Nelson Bickley Speech, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents

Text of speech given by NB at East Bank High School to Junior ROTC, regarding the benefits of military service.

Dates: Undated

Nelson Bickley Commendations, 1949–1952

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 48
Scope and Contents

Military and scholarship commendations, program from WVSC Commencement, 1948.

Dates: 1949–1952

Nelson Bickley: Army Records, 1949–1972

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16a
Scope and Contents

Military records for Nelson Bickley including his assignment as an Army ROTC instructor at WVU and difficulty of finding Negro housing. Admission to WVU College of Human Resources and Education.

Dates: 1949–1972