This collection includes audio tape interviews with German refugees, including students and scholars, who taught at African-American colleges between 1933 and 1955. This project was led by Gabrielle Simon Edgcomb of the German Historical Institute in association with the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies.
This collection consists of 29 black and white photographs pertaining to Donald Wylan's time at Parks Air College.
This collection documents the history of College Park Airport, the conservation of the airport and the establishment of the museum on the airport grounds. The material includes correspondence, photographs, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other mixed media.
Collection of group portraits donated by Sproul Observatory. Group portraits include participants at American Astronomical Society and I.A.U. [International Astronomical Union] meetings, as well as several other taken at Johns Hopkins University, Swarthmore College, and an autographed photo of Roy W. Delaplaine at a 24-inch refractor telescope.The photographs were accumulated in the files of the Sproul Observatory, Swarthmore College, over a period of years. They form a visual record of astronomers and attendees at astronomical meetings from 1916 to 1975.
States that several of the manuscripts listed in Pilling's Bibliography of the Iroquoian Languages without references to their whereabouts, are ? to be found in St Mary's College archives. Also that other manuscripts in unknown Indian languages are to be found there.
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.
President of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (later Tukegee Institute; now Tuskegee University) from 1935 - 1953 and founder of the United Negro College Fund (1944). Patterson was born on October 10, 1901. Orphaned at age two, he was raised by his eldest sister, Wilhelmina (Bess), a school teacher in Texas. He studied at Iowa State College, where he received a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923 and a master of science degree in 1927. Five years later, he was awarded a second doctorate degree from Cornell University. Patterson taught veterinary science for four years at Virginia State College, where he was also Director of Agriculture. His tenure at Tuskegee University started in 1928 and spanned almost 25 years, first as head of the veterinary division, then as the director of the School of Agriculture and finally as Tuskegee's third president. He married Catherine Elizabeth Moton, daughter of Tuskegee University's second president, Dr. Robert R. Moton. Patterson also founded the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee in 1944, the same year he founded the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The UNCF continues today as a critical source of annual income for a consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tuskegee University among them.
Gives data on manuscripts by the Reverend Maurice Gailland, S. J. and the Reverend John Shoenmakers, S. J. borrowed and copied by the Bureau of American Ethnology. (Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscripts 1761, 1855, 2528, 2529, 2530 and 3096.) 1968- Since the Bureau of American Ethnology correspondence files are now in Smithsonian Office of Anthr...
Images of Ojibwa artifacts in the Mesabi Community College collection, including bags and clothing.
Concerns certain views of Sir John Lubbock regarding mounds and including a brief sketch of Davisʹs career as a mound explorer. Also, a Kenyon College commencement program of September 4, 1833, attached.