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Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University

Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University

Descriptive Summary

Title: Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University
Creator: Corson, H. C.
Inclusive Dates: 1871 June 2
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms1409
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Atlanta University, founded in 1865, by the American Missionary Association, with later assistance from the Freedman's Bureau, was, before consolidation, the nation's oldest graduate institution serving a predominantly African-American student body.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a document dated 2 June 1871 that appoints a board of visitors to attend the second annual examination of the Normal and Prepatory Departments of Atlanta University. It is signed by Rufus B. Bullock as governor of Georgia. Among those named as members of the board are Joseph E. Brown, John Livingston Hopkins, W.A. Hemphill, Dr. S.H. Stout, and J. I. Whitaker. The present document is a true copy by H.C. Courson, Secretary of the Executive Department.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University, ms 1409. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Appointing.
Atlanta University -- Accreditation
Brown, Joseph E., (Joseph Emerson), 1821-1894
Bullock, Rufus B. (Rufus Brown), 1834-1907
Correspondence.
Georgia -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment.
Hemphill, W. A.
Hopkins, John Livingston, 1828-1912
Stout, Samuel Hollingsworth, 1822-1903
Universities and colleges -- Georgia -- Atlanta.
Whitaker, Jared I. (Jared Irwin), 1818-1884

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Appointment, 1871 June 2