African Americans -- Education (Higher)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4238
Scope and Contents One Issue of The News American Newspaper of Baltimore, Maryland dated 27 May 1986 the last issue. Jack Hodge, the first African American student at West Virginia University to earn an undergraduate degree, was one of the editors of this newspaper.
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
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 (ca. 1929-1955).
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
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...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.3916
Overview Papers of Victorine Louistall Monroe, the first African-American woman to receive a graduate degree from West Virginia University (WVU), and the first African-American to serve as a WVU faculty member. Contains material regarding Louistall's education, career, and personal life, including correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, awards, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" and "Historical Note" for further information.
Collection Number: A&M.5187
Scope and Contents Unedited video recording on DVD of the West Virginia Day Program presented by the West Virginia University (WVU) Libraries' West Virginia & Regional History Center on June 20, 2014. The program, titled "Celebrating Two Hundred Years of Education in Morgantown," included three speakers, all WVU faculty: Dr. Barbara J. Howe, Dr. Lillian J. Waugh, and Dr. Connie P. Rice. The speakers were introduced by Dr. John Cuthbert, Director and Curator of the West Virginia & Regional...