Shaw University

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Oldest historically black university in the South founded in 1865 as Raleigh Institute; renamed Shaw Collegiate Institute in 1870 in honor of benefactor, Elijah Shaw, of Wales, Mass.; in 1875 an act of the North Carolina General Assembly chartered the university as The Shaw University; originally founded to teach freedmen theology and Biblical interpretation, however within 15 years of its founding the institution began to broaden its curriculum.

From the description of Commencement programs, 1891-1991. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970023

From the description of Shaw University general records, 1920-1987. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970042

From the description of Fraternity and sorority records, 1940-1945. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970024

From the description of Program booklets, 1944-1983. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970038

From the description of Homecoming programs, 1937-1980. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970026

From the description of Student and alumni records, 1870-1987. (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970044

From the description of Photographs, 1889-1995 (bulk 1940-198). (Shaw University). WorldCat record id: 70970037

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lewis family. Lewis family papers, 1910s-2007. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Carter, Wilmoth Annette, 1916-. Wilmoth A. Carter papers, 1871-1986. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. Nelson H. Harris records, 1960-1964. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of Academic Affairs. Office of Academic Affairs records, 1960-1976. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. James E. Cheek records, 1958-1969 (bulk 1966-1968). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Grigsby, George Talmadge. George Talmadge Grigsby papers, 1870-1980 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. King V. Cheek records, 1969-1971. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
creatorOf Shaw University. Commencement programs, 1891-1991. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
creatorOf Shaw University. Fraternity and sorority records, 1940-1945. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
creatorOf Shaw University. Program booklets, 1944-1983. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Herbert Aptheker Papers, 1842-1999, (bulk 1934-1994) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn North Carolina Fund. North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971 (Training Programs Series) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939. Papers of Benjamin Griffith Brawley, 1928-1938. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. Josephus Daniels letter to Charles Francis Meserve [manuscript], 1917 Jul 11. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. William Russell Strassner records, 1949-1963 (bulk 1940-1953). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
creatorOf Shaw University. Student and alumni records, 1870-1987. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of Records and Registration. Office of Records and Registration records, 1929-1978. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. Stanley Smith records, 1978-1982. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. Robert Prentiss Daniel records, 1947-1950. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. William Stuart Nelson records, 1931-1936. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Josephine Clement Papers, 1937-1998 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Southeastern Cooperative League Records, 1939-1952 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. J. Archie Hargrave records, 1970-1975. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn North Carolina Fund Records, 1962-1971 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn White Rock Baptist Church Records, 1880s-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Shaw University. Homecoming programs, 1937-1980. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
creatorOf Shaw University. [Pamphlets on Shaw University]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Shaw University. Board of Trustees. Shaw University bulletins, 1935-1963. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Josiah William Bailey Papers, 1833-1967 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Carlyle Marney Papers, 1899-1979 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Floyd B. McKissick Papers, 1940s-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Pope Family Papers, 1851-1983 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. Joseph Leisham Peacock records, 1898-[194-] (bulk 1918-1939). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Benjamin Everett Jordan Papers, 1896-1974 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Johnston Parker Papers (#3464), 1920-1956 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Shaw University. Photographs, 1889-1995 (bulk 1940-198). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Office of the President. Charles F. Meserve records, 1895-1919 (bulk 1904-1906). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn William Jesse Kennedy Papers, 1902-1982 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Center for Alternative Programs in Education. Center for Alternative Programs in Education records, 1975-1986. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Jones, Rudolph, 1910-. Rudolph Jones collection, 1930-1995 (bulk 1930-1931). Fayetteville State University, Charles W. Chesnutt Library
creatorOf Shaw University. [Announcements, bulletins, programs, etc.] University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bryant, Lawrence Chesterfield. Lawrence Chesterfield Bryant papers, 1942-1977. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Shaw University. Shaw University general records, 1920-1987. Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Shaw University. Board of Trustees. Board of Trustees records, 1898-1957 (bulk 1940-1950). Shaw University, James E. Cheek Learning Resources Center
referencedIn Wilbur Fisk Massey Papers, 1857 - 2000 North Carolina State University. Special Collections Research Center
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associatedWith Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. corporateBody
associatedWith Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. corporateBody
associatedWith Aptheker, Herbert person
associatedWith Bailey, Josiah William, 1873-1946 person
associatedWith Bears Football Team (Shaw University) corporateBody
associatedWith Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939. person
associatedWith Bryant, Lawrence Chesterfield. person
associatedWith Carter, Wilmoth Annette, 1916- person
associatedWith Center for Alternative Programs in Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Clement, Josephine. person
associatedWith Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948. person
correspondedWith Field, Richard E. person
associatedWith Grigsby, George Talmadge. person
associatedWith Jones, Rudolph, 1910- person
associatedWith Jordan, Benjamin Everett person
associatedWith Kennedy, William Jesse, 1889-1985 person
associatedWith Leonard Medical School (Raleigh, N.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Leonard School of Pharmacy (Raleigh, N.C.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lewis family. person
correspondedWith Marney, Carlyle, 1916-1978 person
associatedWith Massey, W. F. (Wilbur Fisk), 1839-1923 person
correspondedWith McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922- person
associatedWith North Carolina Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, John Johnston, 1885-1958 person
associatedWith Pope family. family
associatedWith Shaw Collegiate Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Dept. of Law. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. National Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Office of Academic Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Office of Records and Registration. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. School of Missionary Training. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaw University. Sports Hall of Fame. corporateBody
correspondedWith Smith, Stanley H. person
associatedWith Southeastern Cooperative League. corporateBody
associatedWith United Negro College Fund. corporateBody
almaMaterOf Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931 person
correspondedWith White Rock Baptist Church (Durham, N.C.) corporateBody
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