Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955

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Founder and head of Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls, later Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls, Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, and Bethune-Cookman College; and Scotia Seminary alumna.

From the description of Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1895-1992 (bulk 1922-1955). (Barber-Scotia College).

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referencedIn Charles Henry Alston Papers, 1930s-1990s (bulk 1930s-1970s) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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referencedIn Kemp, Maida Springer, 1910-. Papers, 1942-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, Director, Division of Negro Affairs to Archibald McLeish, Office of Facts and Figures, 3/17/1942 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Columbia University Oral History Collection. Collection. 1952-1960. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Nannie Helen Burroughs Papers, 1900-1963, (bulk 1928-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. Office of the President records, 1904-1980. Cheyney University, L. P. Hill Library
referencedIn Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962 (inclusive), 1886-1954 (bulk) [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973. John Preston Davis papers, 1845-1972, 1891-1972 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962. Ambrose Caliver collection, 1912-1938. Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
referencedIn Englewood (N.J.). Board of Education. Englewood, N.J., school board controversy collection, 1946-1952. Bureau of National Affairs Library
referencedIn Slowe, Lucy Diggs, 1885-1937. Lucy Diggs Slowe papers, 1919-1943. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
referencedIn Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951. Morgan State University
creatorOf Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Elder, Alfonso, 1898-1974. Alfonso Elder scrapbook, 1948-1965. North Carolina Central University, James E. Shepard Memorial Library
creatorOf Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1895-1992 (bulk 1922-1955). Barber-Scotia College
referencedIn Ralph Edwards Productions Radio and Television Scripts, 1940-1975 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Parris, Guichard Auguste Bolivar, 1903-1990. Papers, ca. 1910-1987. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers MS 411., 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Bethune-Cookman University Photograph Collection, 1895-1980, 1920-1970 University Archives, Carl S. Swisher Library,
referencedIn Harmon Foundation Collection. 1922 - 1967. "Portraits of Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Painted by Two Women Artists". 1943 - 1963. Mary McLeod Bethune
referencedIn Southern Conference for Human Welfare. State committees files, 1938-1967. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn National Urban League. Southern Regional Office. Records, 1900-1988 (bulk 1943-1978). Library of Congress
referencedIn Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Papers. 1866-1965. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955. Walter Francis White and Poppy Cannon papers, circa 1910-1958. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Curtis, Austin W., 1911-. Austin W. Curtis papers, 1896-1971. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Biography Collection MS 393., 1771-1995, 1920-1970 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Institute for Religious and Social Studies. Records, 1938-1976. Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn Fields, Mamie Garvin, 1888-. Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers, 1894-1987 (bulk 1945-1985). College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Gaines, Irene M. (Irene McCoy), 1896-1964. Papers of Irene M. and Harris B. Gaines, 1913-1970. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956. Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
referencedIn Papers, 1927-1979 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President Records, 1936 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Burroughs, Nannie Helen, 1879-. Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963 (bulk 1928-1960). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers, 1900-1961 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Cook, Vivian Elma Johnson, 1889-1977. Vivian Johnson Cook papers, 1903-1977. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
referencedIn Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn John and Lugenia Hope papers, 1888-1947. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn 002.11 Special Groups - Negroes Jan - Mar 1942 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Horne, Frank Smith, 1899-1974. Papers. 1927-74. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1928-1943. Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
referencedIn Arkansas History Commission. Robert Russ Moton High School, Marianna, Ark., 1953 [graphic]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Thompkins, William J., 1884-1944. Dr. William J. Thompkins collection, [19--]-1943. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
creatorOf Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune papers, 1923-1962 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Southern Conference for Human Welfare/Educational Fund, 1982-1983 Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memoryhttp://www.indiana.edu/~cshm
referencedIn Papers, 1926-1981 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Southern Conference for Human Welfare. Clark Foreman files, 1934-1967. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Austin W. Curtis Papers, 1896-1971 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arkansas History Commission. R.N. Chanay, Lawrence Davis, unidentified and Anna Strong [graphic]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Ralph Edwards Productions. Ralph Edwards Productions radio and television scripts, 1940-1975. Library of Congress
referencedIn Jones, Gwladys Webster, 1891-. Papers, 1929-1939 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1942-1981 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Kittrell, Flemmie P. (Flemmie Pansy), 1904-1980. Papers, 1924-1980. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
creatorOf Delaney, Sadie P., 1889-1958. Sadie P. Delaney papers, 1921-1958. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Bethune-Cookman University Booklet Collection, 1937-1968, 1937-1968 University Archives, Carl S. Swisher Library,
referencedIn Douglas, Aaron. Aaron Douglas papers, 1921-1973. Lincoln Memorial University Library, Carnegie-Vincent Library
referencedIn Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, d. 1980. Papers, 1910-1980. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
creatorOf Rice, J. Sherrard, 1917-2005. J. Sherrard Rice papers, 1928-1988. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn John Preston Davis papers, 1845-1972, 1891-1972 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Rose, Florence. Papers, 1832-1970 bulk 1920-1969. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Jones, Lois Mailou. Lois Mailou Jones papers, 1943-1990. Bureau of National Affairs Library
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Horace Mann Bond records, 1853-1960 (bulk 1945-1957). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. Records, 1902-1972. 1940-1972 (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn Faulkner, William J. William J. Faulkner papers, 1914-1981. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
referencedIn National Negro Opera Company Collection, 1879-1997, (bulk 1930-1962) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Kentucky State University. Office of the President. Lyceum Committee minutes, 1933-1946. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Guide Project Office
referencedIn Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Papers. 1921-1979. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Barber-Scotia College. General records, 1897-1995. Barber-Scotia College
referencedIn Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961. Papers, 1900-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Atlanta University Center (Ga.). Atlanta University Photographs. Atlanta University Center, Robert W. Woodruff Library
referencedIn Florence Rose Papers MS 134., 1832 - 1970, 1920-1969 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Dedication ceremony of portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune [sound recording], Sumter, S.C., 1988 Sept. 15. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Baxandall, Rosalyn Fraad, 1939-. Reformers and radicals. California State University, Long Beach
referencedIn William Pickens papers (Additions), 1909-1950 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Hillman, Bessie. Bessie Hillman correspondence, 1930-1970, 1945-1970 (bulk). Cornell University Library
creatorOf Drummond, Richard C. S. Emily Howland papers, 1926-1975. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President. Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President records, 1936. Library of Congress
referencedIn Pickens, William, 1881-1954. William Pickens papers (Additions), 1909-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Peare, Catherine Owens. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1951. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997. Robert Clifton Weaver papers, 1869-1970, 1923-1970 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962 (bulk 1886-1954). Library of Congress
referencedIn Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. Papers, 1870-1978 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Hill, Leslie Pinckney, 1880-1960. Leslie P. Hill papers, [18--]-1961. Cheyney University, L. P. Hill Library
referencedIn National Urban League Records, 1900-1988, (bulk 1930-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Mary McLeod Bethune - Distinguished American Series Pamphlet, 1975 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Papers, 1950-1995 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Mary Church Terrell Papers, 1851-1962, (bulk 1886-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1935-1958 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1916-1976 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Papers, 1950-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Stuart, Alice Jackson, 1913-2001. Papers of Alice Jackson Stuart [manuscript], 1930-2001. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charl Ormond Williams Papers, 1924-1959, (bulk 1935-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Papers. 1923-42. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Papers, 1898-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956. Papers, 1910-1953. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Arkansas History Commission. Left to right are Lottie Hopkin, Mary McLeod Bethune (black educator), Emma Davis [graphic]. Arkansas History Commission
referencedIn Sadie P. Delaney papers, 1921-1958 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988. Papers, 1926-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, Fla.). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1939-1977. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Biography collection, 1771-1995 (bulk 1920s-70s). Smith College, Neilson Library
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referencedIn Lifting as They Climb.
referencedIn 100 Women Who Shaped World History.
referencedIn Herstory
referencedIn The 100 Greatest Women of All Time.
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associatedWith Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977 person
associatedWith Atlanta University Center (Ga.) corporateBody
associatedWith Barber-Scotia College. corporateBody
associatedWith Bethune-Cookman College (Daytona Beach, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961. person
associatedWith BURNITA (SHELTON) MATTHEWS, 1894- person
correspondedWith Burroughs, Nannie Helen, 1879- person
associatedWith Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962. person
associatedWith CHARLOTTE EUGENIA (HAWKINS) BROWN, 1883-1961 person
correspondedWith Cheyney University of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University Oral History Collection. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cook, Vivian Elma Johnson, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. person
associatedWith Curtis, Austin W., 1911- person
associatedWith Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973. person
associatedWith Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute (Daytona Beach, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Daytona Literary and Industrial School for Training Negro Girls (Daytona Beach, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Girls (Daytona Beach, Fla.) corporateBody
associatedWith Delaney, Sadie P., 1889-1958. person
associatedWith Douglas, Aaron. person
associatedWith Elder, Alfonso, 1898-1974. person
associatedWith Eliot, Martha M. (Martha May), b. 1891. person
correspondedWith Faulkner, William J. person
associatedWith Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, d. 1980. person
associatedWith Fields, Mamie Garvin, 1888- person
correspondedWith Gaines, Irene M. (Irene McCoy), 1896-1964. person
associatedWith GERDA LERNER, 1920- person
associatedWith Hastie, William. person
correspondedWith Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960 person
correspondedWith Hedgeman, Anna Arnold, 1899-1990 person
associatedWith Hill, Leslie Pinckney, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Hillman, Bessie. person
associatedWith Hope, John, d. 1868-1936. person
associatedWith Horne, Frank Smith, 1899-1974. person
associatedWith Horne, Frank Smith, d. 1899- 1974. person
associatedWith Indiana University Center for the Study of History and Memory corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. General Files. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Institute for Religious and Social Studies. corporateBody
correspondedWith Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. person
associatedWith Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. person
associatedWith Jones, Gwladys Webster, 1891- person
associatedWith Jones, Lois Mailou. person
associatedWith Kemp, Maida Springer, 1910- person
associatedWith Kentucky State University. Office of the President. corporateBody
correspondedWith Kittrell, Flemmie P. (Flemmie Pansy), 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Lerner, Gerda, 1920- person
correspondedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith MAIDA (STEWART) SPRINGER KEMP, 1910- person
associatedWith MARTHA MAY ELIOT, 1891-1978 person
associatedWith Mary (Ritter) Beard, 1876-1958 person
associatedWith Matthews, Burnita Shelton, 1894-1988. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
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correspondedWith National Negro Opera Company (U.S.) corporateBody
correspondedWith National Urban League corporateBody
associatedWith National Urban League. Southern Regional Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Ovington, Mary White, d. 1865-1951. person
associatedWith Parris, Guichard Auguste Bolivar, 1903-1990. person
associatedWith Peare, Catherine Owens. person
associatedWith Pickens, William B. d. 1881-1954. person
associatedWith Powell, Adam Clayton Sr. d. 1865-1953. person
associatedWith Progressive National Committee Supporting Franklin D. Roosevelt for President. corporateBody
associatedWith Ralph Edwards Productions. corporateBody
associatedWith Rice, J. Sherrard, 1917-2005. person
associatedWith Roberts, Josie. person
associatedWith Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Abby Green (Aldrich), d. 1874-1948. person
associatedWith Rose, Florence. person
associatedWith Rose, Florence, 1903-1969 person
associatedWith Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901? -1979 person
associatedWith Sampson, Edith S. (Edith Spurlock), 1901?-1979. person
correspondedWith Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. person
associatedWith Slowe, Lucy Diggs, 1885-1937. person
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associatedWith Stuart, Alice Jackson, 1913-2001. person
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associatedWith Thompkins, William J., 1884-1944. person
associatedWith Tigert, John James, d. 1882- person
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associatedWith White, Walter Francis, d. 1893-1955. person
associatedWith Wilkins, Roy, d. 1910-1981. person
associatedWith Williams, Charl Ormond, 1885-1969. person
associatedWith Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956. person
associatedWith Young, Plummer Bernard, d. 1884-1962. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Florida--Daytona Beach
Florida--Daytona Beach
United States
Subject
African American women--Education
African Americans--Civil rights
African American women--Education (Higher)
African American universities and colleges
Women--Societies and clubs
Women's rights--20th century
African Americans--Education
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African American women
Occupation
African American women educators--Florida--Daytona Beach
African American women college administrators--Florida--Daytona Beach
African American college presidents--Florida--Daytona Beach
College presidents
African American women college teachers--Florida--Daytona Beach
Educators
Women college presidents--Florida--Daytona Beach
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Birth 1875-07-10

Death 1955-05-18

Americans

English

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