Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988

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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

College president.

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

Biographical Note

  • 1901, Oct. 10: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1923: Doctor of veterinary medicine, Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa
  • 1923 - 1927 : Instructor, veterinary science, Virginia State College, Petersburg, Va.
  • 1927: 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.
  • 1932: Doctor of philosophy, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1933 - 1935 : Director, School of Agriculture, Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala.
  • 1935: 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
  • 1944: 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.
  • 1956: 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.
  • 1976: Published College Endowment Funding Plan (Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education. 120 pp.)
  • 1985: Received White House Private Sector Initiative Commendation
  • 1987: Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 1988, Apr. 26: Died, New Rochelle, N.Y.
  • 1991: 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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Hubbard, Charlotte Moton, 1911-1994. Moton family papers, 1850-1991 (bulk 1930-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Walter L. Wright records, 1922-1945 (bulk 1932-1942). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Claude Barnett and the Associated Negro Press, 1976-1977 Indiana University, Bloomington. Center for the Study of History and Memory
creatorOf Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute fundraising letter for bust honoring George Washington Carver, 1937 February 10. Southern Methodist University DeGolyer Library
referencedIn Parrish, Noel Francis. Papers, 1894-1987 (bulk 1930-1987). Library of Congress
creatorOf Frederick D. Paterson Papers, 1861-1988, (bulk 1965-1988) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ellison, John Malcus, 1889-1979. John Malcus Ellison papers, 1941-1979. Virginia Union University, L. Douglas Wilder Library & Learning Resource Center
referencedIn United Negro College Fund. Officers and directors: writings and speeches, 1933-1981, 1950-1977 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Baldwin, William O. (William Owen), 1895-1987. William O. Baldwin family papers, 1835-1993. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988. Reminiscences of Frederick Douglass Patterson : oral history, 1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf College of the Virgin Islands. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988. Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). Library of Congress
creatorOf Phelps Stokes Fund. Correspondence : with Marian Anderson, 1962-1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967. Claude A. Barnett papers, 1918-1967 (bulk 1928-1963). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Parrish, Noel Francis. Papers of Noel Francis Parrish, 1894-1987 (bulk 1930-1987). Library of Congress
referencedIn Phelps-Stokes Fund. Phelps-Stokes Fund records, 1893-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Moton Family Papers, 1850-1991, (bulk 1930-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kittrell, Flemmie P. (Flemmie Pansy), 1904-1980. Papers, 1924-1980. Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
referencedIn Moton family. Papers, 1850-1991 (bulk 1930-1940). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. Papers, 1880-1947 and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988. Reminiscences of Frederick Douglass Patterson : oral history, 1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers, 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Papers and photographs of Jackson Davis, 1906-1947 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn United Negro College Fund. Officers and directors: President and Chief Executive Officer, 1935-1980. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf United Negro College Fund. United Negro College Fund officers and directors records, 1944-1981. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951. Morgan State University
creatorOf United Negro College Fund. President Frederick D. Patterson files, 1935-1965. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
creatorOf United Negro College Fund. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1955-1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Phelps-Stokes Fund records, 1893-1970 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1963. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988. Papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). Library of Congress
referencedIn Williams, Camilla (Mrs. Charles Beaver). Papers. 1944-1979. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Noel Francis Parrish Papers, 1894-1987, (bulk 1930-1987) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alabama Writers' Project. Photographs, 1901-1941. Alabama Department of Archives and History
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Alabama Writers' Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin, William O. (William Owen), 1895-1987. person
associatedWith Bankhead, John Hollis, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943. person
correspondedWith Clayton, Robert L. person
associatedWith College of the Virgin Islands. corporateBody
correspondedWith Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918- person
associatedWith Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. person
correspondedWith Ellison, John Malcus, 1889-1979. person
correspondedWith Foster, Luther H. (Luther Hilton), 1913- person
associatedWith Goodson, Martia, person
correspondedWith Harriman, E. Roland (Edward Roland), 1895-1978 person
correspondedWith Harris, Patricia, 1924-1985 person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
correspondedWith Jenkins, Matthew person
correspondedWith Kemp, Maida Springer person
correspondedWith Kittrell, Flemmie P. (Flemmie Pansy), 1904-1980. person
correspondedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. corporateBody
correspondedWith Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 person
correspondedWith Moon, Henry Lee, 1901- person
correspondedWith Moton family family
correspondedWith Moton family. family
associatedWith Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940. person
associatedWith Parrish, Noel Francis. person
associatedWith Phelps-Stokes Fund. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pierce, Ponchitta Anne, 1942- person
correspondedWith Player, Willa B. person
correspondedWith Price, Hollis F., 1904- person
correspondedWith Purves, Robert Ogden, 1895-1976 person
associatedWith Robert R. Moton Memorial Institute. corporateBody
correspondedWith Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. person
correspondedWith Simon, Paul, 1928-2003 person
associatedWith Tuskegee Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Tuskegee Institute. School of Veterinary Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith United Negro College Fund. corporateBody
correspondedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
correspondedWith Weinberger, Caspar W. person
associatedWith Williams, Camilla (Mrs. Charles Beaver) person
correspondedWith Williams, Franklin, 1917- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nigeria
United States
United States
Africa
Southern States
Nigeria
Southern States.
Alabama
Africa
Subject
Federal aid to higher education
Discrimination in housing
Universities and colleges
African Americans--Education
African Americans--Education (Higher)
Endowments
Segregation
Endowments--United States
African American universities and colleges--Finance
Veterinary colleges
Educational fund raising
Veterinary medicine
Voyages and travels--20th century
College presidents--Interviews
Education--Africa
African American universities and colleges
Education
Education Nigeria
Segregation--United States
African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights
Occupation
African American college administrators--Alabama
College administrators
Fund raisers (Persons)--United States
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Birth 1901-10-10

Death 1988-04-26

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