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Accession 90-004

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies

Refugee Scholars of the Thirties in Historically Black Colleges, 1983-circa 1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Interdisciplinary Studies
Title: Refugee Scholars of the Thirties in Historically Black Colleges
Dates: 1983-circa 1988
Quantity: 0.15 cu. ft. (1 3x5 box)
Collection: Accession 90-004
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of 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. Materials include audiotape interviews (eighteen cassette tapes) with students and scholars, conducted between 1983 and circa 1988, who taught at black universities and colleges such as Howard University, the Hampton Institute, Lincoln University, Talladega College, Tougaloo College, and North Central University.

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This accession consists of 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. Materials include audiotape interviews (eighteen cassette tapes) with students and scholars, conducted between 1983 and circa 1988, who taught at black universities and colleges such as Howard University, the Hampton Institute, Lincoln University, Talladega College, Tougaloo College, and North Central University.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-004, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, Refugee Scholars of the Thirties in Historically Black Colleges

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Container List

Box 1

Cassette Tapes

Erika Thimey [2 tapes]

Box 1 of 1

Eula Cokeley, Frances Coker and George Owens (Talladega and Tougaloo)

Box 1 of 1

Paul Luebke (Borinski/Tougaloo)

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Herzenberg (Borinski/Tougaloo) [2 tapes]

Box 1 of 1

Jerry Ward (Borinski/Tougaloo)

Box 1 of 1

Richard P. McGiven and Ed King (Borinski/Tougaloo)

Box 1 of 1

John Biggers (Lowenfeld/Hampton)

Box 1 of 1

Joyce Ladner (Tougaloo)

Box 1 of 1

John Herz (Howard) and George Carter (Fales/Lincoln)

Box 1 of 1

Paul Logan (Howard)

Box 1 of 1

Alphonso Frost (Howard)

Box 1 of 1

Susan Ripley (Brown/Howard)

Box 1 of 1

Gabriel Manasse (North Carolina Central)

Box 1 of 1

Marcella Daniels (Howard)

Box 1 of 1

Jim McWilliams (Talladega)

Box 1 of 1

Joseph Adolph Furth (Lincoln) and Lee Lorch

Box 1 of 1