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1 Title:   Willard Range draft of The Rise and Progress of Negro Colleges in Georgia, 1865-1949  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Range, Willard, 1910-  
  Dates:   circa 1950  
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The collection consists of an incomplete typescript of the book The Rise and Progress of the Negro Colleges in Georgia, 1865-1949, which was published by the University of Georgia Press in 1951 as number 15 in the Phelps-Stokes Fellowship Studies. The study looks at the social, economic, political, and historical aspects of the development of higher education for African Americans in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms737  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   W. E. B. Du Bois letter to W. B. Bailey  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963  
  Dates:   1907 May 17  
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This collection contains a letter on Atlanta University stationary from W. E. B. Du Bois to Professor W. B. Bailey of Yale University asking for a letter supporting the research that Du Bois is doing in order to provide validation when applying for a funding grant from the Russell Sage Foundation.
 
  Identifier:   ms4323  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Benjamin Franklin Hubert collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1915-1986  
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This collection consists of the correspondence, personal papers, speeches, agricultural material, financial and business documents of Benjamin Franklin Hubert during his 1926-1947 tenure as President of Georgia State College (later Savannah State College), an agricultural college for African Americans in Savannah, Georgia. Some additional documentation is included for Hubert's time as Director of Agriculture and Agriculture Extension at the South Carolina State College; no documentation is available for his time at the Tuskegee Institute, however. Photos, clippings, and ephemera related to the Hubert and the Log Cabin Center are included as well. The correspondence in the collection predominately composed of correspondence between Hubert and his various donors, who provided advice and suggestions for the direction and programs at the Log Cabin Center. Notable donors/supporters included are Eleanor Roosevelt, George Foster Peabody, and Caroline Hazard. There is also some detailed correspondence between Hubert and his sharecroppers, the African-American community, and staff at the college. Benjamin Hubert's personal papers consist of some certificates, Hubert's court cases, recommendations for Hubert, and essays/speeches (most of which concern the history of future of the African-American citizen). The agricultural materials mostly relate to Hubert's work regarding the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life and their farming goals for African-American citizens. The financial documents encompass insurance policies; bills from personal expenses, running the college, the Log Cabin Center; and expenses from Hubert's sharecroppers.
 
  Identifier:   ms2926  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Photo Album of African American Colleges and Students  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1919-1926  
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This collection contains 32 pages of photographs on black scrapbook paper featuring pictures of students and college school buildings from Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina. These schools incude Immanuel State College in Macon, Georgia, Boggs Academy in Keysville, Georgia, Georgia Normal and Agricultural College in Albany, Georgia, as well as the Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. Humorous clippings and written commentary is interspersed throughout the book, with postcards featuring city scenes from Atlanta, Elberton, and Augusta, Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms3955  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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