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General university records

Label
General university records, 1903-[ongoing]
Title
General university records
Inclusive dates
1903-[ongoing]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Materials include Board of Curators minutes (1903-1980, 2 linear ft.); pesidents reports (1931-1995, 1.5 linear ft.); faculty meeting minutes (1934-1967, 1 linear ft.); legislative meeting minutes (1945-1966, .5 ft.); loose, scrapbooks, and bound photocopies of news clippings about the university (1939-present, 2 linear ft.); scrapbooks of photographs, programs, and other materials that document the activities of the Detroit Chapter of the National Alumni Association (1951-1999, 15 items); bound volume of congratulatory letters on the retirement of Dr. Sidney J. Reedy, professor of education (1972); reprints of The History of Lincoln University by W. Sherman Savage; and proceedings of the annual Conference of the Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges (1933-1954, 3 v.)
Biographical or historical data
Lincoln University was founded as Lincoln Institute by the white officers and black enlisted men of the 62nd and 65th U.S. Colored infantries of the Civil War who donated $6400 to help fund the school; opened Sept. 17, 1866 in Jefferson City, Mo., with a class of two and with Lt. Richard B. Foster, a white officer of the 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry, as principal; college department was added in 1887; Lincoln Institute formally became a state institution in 1879 with the deeding of the property to the state; under the second Morrill Act of 1890 it became a land grant institution; designated a university in 1921.
Cataloging source
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Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
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  • Savage, W. Sherman
  • Conference of Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges
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  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
  • Reedy, Sidney J
  • College teachers
  • African American college teachers
  • African Americans
  • African American universities and colleges
  • State universities and colleges
  • African American universities and colleges
  • State universities and colleges
  • African American universities and colleges
  • State universities and colleges
  • Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.)
Label
General university records
Link
https://archive.org/details/generaluniversit191314191516191718linc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Part of the Cooperative HBCU Archival Survey Project (CHASP) to survey the archival collections housed in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid is not available.
Extent
1 online resource (15
Governing access note
No restrictions on access to materials
Note
Local copy includes: "Biennial report of the Board of Curators", issues 1913/14-1943/44 (incomplete); 9 volumes total.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
linear ft.)
Label
General university records
Link
https://archive.org/details/generaluniversit191314191516191718linc
Publication
Note
Part of the Cooperative HBCU Archival Survey Project (CHASP) to survey the archival collections housed in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid is not available.
Extent
1 online resource (15
Governing access note
No restrictions on access to materials
Note
Local copy includes: "Biennial report of the Board of Curators", issues 1913/14-1943/44 (incomplete); 9 volumes total.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
linear ft.)

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