Guide to the African American Land Grant Colleges Audiovisual Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0614
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Bunch, Lonnie G.
United States. Department of Agriculture
National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.
Dates:
1992-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
18 videocassettes (vhs)
15 cassette tapes
38 videocassettes (video 8)
Repository:
An oral history project that grew out of the exhibit "Go Forth and Serve" which commemorated the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Oral history interviews, on film and audio, on the subject of African American land grant colleges, conducted in conjunction with the exhibition "Go Forth and Serve" at the National Museum of American History in 1990.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is organized into one series. It is organized alphabetically by the name of college or university that is the subject of the interview.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
"Go Forth and Serve", an exhibition curated by Lonnie Bunch and Spencer Crew, opened in March 1990 at the National Museum of American History to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the drafting of the second Morrill Act, which provided funds for the founding of land grant schools of higher education for black students. The exhibition was co-sponsored by the Department of Agriculture and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. There was a subsequent newsletter, and oral interviews were conducted.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Wendy Shay, audiovisual archivist, July 2016.
Author
Wendy Shay
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection made by the Smithsonian Institution Division of Cultural History, National Museum of American History.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Go Forth and Serve: African American Land Grant Colleges Audiovisual Collection, 1992-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction may be limited due to intellectual property rights. No releases exist.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Reference copies must be used.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center by the Division of Social and Cultural History in 2004.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Alcorn State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tennessee State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fort Valley State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
South Carolina State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Delaware State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prairie View A & M University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West Virginia State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Langston University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Maryland Eastern Shore Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kentucky State University Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
State universities and colleges Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Go Forth and Serve: Black Land Grant Colleges (Exhibition) (Washington, D.C.: 1990) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cultural History, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Howard University Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives