Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988Variant names
African American educational administrator and advocate.
From the description of Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132581
African American educator.
From the description of Papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28424351
From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Douglass Patterson : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597255
From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Douglass Patterson : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122586783
1901, Oct. 10:
Born, Washington, D.C.
Doctor of veterinary medicine, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa
1923- 1927: Instructor, veterinary science, Virginia State College, Petersburg, Va.
Master of science, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa
1927- 1928: Director of agriculture, Virginia State College, Petersburg, Va.
1928- 1933: Head, Veterinary Division, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala.
Doctor of philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
1933- 1935: Director, School of Agriculture, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala.
Married Catherine E. Moton, daughter of Robert Russa Moton, second president of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala.
1935- 1953: President, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala.
1943- 1944: Established United Negro College Fund
Published essay in What the Negro Wants, edited by Rayford W. Logan (Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press. 352 pp.)
1953- 1954: Inspected and evaluated educational resources in Nigeria on behalf of the World Bank/International Bank Commission
1953- 1958: Director of Education, Phelps-Stokes Fund, New York, N.Y.
Co-editor with William Hardin Hughes of Robert Russa Moton of Hampton and Tuskegee (Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press. 238 pp.)
1958- 1970: President, Phelps-Stokes Fund
1964- 1966: President, United Negro College Fund, New York, N.Y.
1969- 1973: President, Robert Russa Moton Memorial Institute, New York, N.Y.
1973- 1984: Director, College Endowment Funding Plan, New York, N.Y.
Published College Endowment Funding Plan (Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education. 120 pp.)
Received White House Private Sector Initiative Commendation
Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
1988, Apr. 26:
Died, New Rochelle, N.Y.
Posthumous publication of Patterson's autobiography, Chronicles of Faith, edited by Martia Graham Goodson (Tuscaloosa, Ala.: University of Alabama Press. 220 pp.)
From the guide to the Frederick D. Paterson Papers, 1861-1988, (bulk 1965-1988), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Federal aid to higher education|
|Discrimination in housing|
|Universities and colleges|
|African Americans--Education (Higher)|
|African American universities and colleges--Finance|
|Educational fund raising|
|Voyages and travels--20th century|
|African American universities and colleges|
|African Americans--Civil rights|
|African American college administrators--Alabama|
|Fund raisers (Persons)--United States|