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Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Marvin Wachman was president of Lincoln University (1961-1969).

From the description of Marvin Wachman records, 1958-1970. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 77866839

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Horace Mann Bond was president of Lincoln University (1945-1957).

From the description of Horace Mann Bond records, 1853-1960 (bulk 1945-1957). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965220

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Armstead Otey Grubb was professor of Spanish and French and faculty librarian of Lincoln University and acting president of Lincoln University, 1957-1960.

From the description of Armstead O. Grubb records, 1950-1960 (bulk 1957-1958). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965202

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Bernard Warren Harleston was provost (1968) and acting president (1970) of Lincoln University.

From the description of Bernard W. Harleston records, 1969-1970. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965208

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Walter Livingston Wright was president of Lincoln University (1936-1945).

From the description of Walter L. Wright records, 1922-1945 (bulk 1932-1942). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965221

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Herman Russell Bransonwas president (1970-1985) of Lincoln University.

From the description of Herman R. Branson records, 1970-1986. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965217

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president. Donald Charles Yelton was librarian (1952-1965) and acting president (1960-1961) of Lincoln University.

From the description of Donald Yelton records, 1958-1961. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965213

Ashmun Institute was founded in 1854 by John Miller Dickey, a Presbyterian minister, with the purpose of preparing freedmen to christianize Africa; named after Jehudi Ashmun, the first governor of Liberia, it was the first college established in the U.S. to have as its original purpose the higher education of youth of African descent; interracial and international; renamed Lincoln University in 1866, becoming the first educational institution named for the assassinated president.

From the description of William Hallock Johnson records, [ca. 1900]-1949. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968979

From the description of Rev. John Wynne Martin records, 1853-1886 (bulk 1853-1873). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968976

From the description of Walter Livingston Wright records, 1924-1926. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968978

From the description of Isaac Norton Rendall records, 1873-1922. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968970

From the description of John Ballard Rendall records, 1895-1926 (bulk 1906-1926). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968972

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creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. John Ballard Rendall records, 1895-1926 (bulk 1906-1926). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf 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
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Walter Livingston Wright records, 1924-1926. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. William Hallock Johnson records, [ca. 1900]-1949. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Marvin Wachman records, 1958-1970. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Rev. John Wynne Martin records, 1853-1886 (bulk 1853-1873). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf 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
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Bernard W. Harleston records, 1969-1970. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Herman R. Branson records, 1970-1986. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Armstead O. Grubb records, 1950-1960 (bulk 1957-1958). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Isaac Norton Rendall records, 1873-1922. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Donald Yelton records, 1958-1961. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
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correspondedWith Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989 person
correspondedWith Alexander, Walter G. 1880-1953 person
associatedWith American Council on Education. corporateBody
associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith American Tennis Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Amos, Thomas Hunter, b. 1866 person
associatedWith Ashmun Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Association of Colleges for Negro Youth. corporateBody
correspondedWith Azikiwe, Nnamdi, 1904-1996. person
correspondedWith Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972. person
associatedWith Branson, Herman R. 1914-1995. person
associatedWith British Foreign Bible Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooks, Walter H. b. 1851 person
correspondedWith Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961 person
associatedWith Congress of Negro Writers and Artists. corporateBody
correspondedWith Davis, John W. 1888-1980 person
correspondedWith DeCosta, Frank A. person
correspondedWith Dickey, Samuel, 1872-1944 person
correspondedWith Downing, Augustus S. 1856-1939 person
correspondedWith Du Pont, Lammot, 1880-1952 person
correspondedWith Du Pont, Pierre S. 1870-1954 person
correspondedWith Edison, Thomas A. 1847-1931 person
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
correspondedWith Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 person
associatedWith Fayerweather, Daniel B. person
correspondedWith Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009 person
correspondedWith Frazier, William M. person
correspondedWith Gates, Frederick Taylor, 1853-1929 person
associatedWith General Education Board (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Gibson, Walker person
correspondedWith Grim, Harold F. person
correspondedWith Grimké, Francis J. 1850-1937 person
associatedWith Grubb, Armstead Otey, 1903- person
correspondedWith Halliburton, Cecil D. person
associatedWith Harkness, Edward Stephen, 1874-1940. person
associatedWith Harleston, Bernard Warren, 1930- person
correspondedWith Hastings, George Aubrey, 1885-1956 person
correspondedWith Hill, Leslie Pinckney, 1880-1960 person
associatedWith Hodge, Rendall. person
correspondedWith Hodge, Samuel C. 1867-1952 person
associatedWith Howard University corporateBody
correspondedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 person
correspondedWith Imes, G. Lake b. 1883 person
correspondedWith Jenkins, Martin David, 1904- person
correspondedWith Johnson, George, 1889-1944 person
associatedWith Johnson, William Hallock, 1865-1963 person
correspondedWith Jones, Robert Elijah, 1872-1960 person
associatedWith Keyes, Richard G. person
associatedWith King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. person
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). African Center Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Intergroup Relations Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Ladies Auxiliary. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the Provost. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Theological Seminary. corporateBody
associatedWith Martin, John Wynne, 1804-1883. person
correspondedWith Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 person
associatedWith Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. corporateBody
correspondedWith Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939 person
correspondedWith Nabrit, James M. 1900-1997 person
correspondedWith Nixon, Richard M. 1913-1994 person
associatedWith Northwest Light & Power Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Patterson, Frederick D. 1901-1988 person
correspondedWith Patterson, Henry Carter person
associatedWith Peace Corps (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Universities. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania Colonization Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Commission on Higher Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Christian Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Board of Education. corporateBody
correspondedWith Randolph, A. Philip 1889- person
associatedWith Rendall, Isaac Norton, b. 1825. person
associatedWith Rendall, John Ballard, 1847-1924. person
associatedWith Reyburn, John A. person
correspondedWith Rhodes, E. Washington person
associatedWith Robert Gardner Gold Mine. corporateBody
associatedWith Robert Gardner Gold Mine. corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, Joseph Hurlong person
associatedWith Spokane and Inland Empire Railroad Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Stokes, Carl person
correspondedWith Talcott, J. Frederick 1866-1944 person
correspondedWith Tobias, Channing H., 1882-1961 person
correspondedWith Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971 person
associatedWith United Negro College Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Youth Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Vail Library (Lincoln University) corporateBody
associatedWith Wachman, Marvin, 1917-2007. person
correspondedWith Warren, Earl, 1891-1974 person
correspondedWith Weaver, W. H. person
correspondedWith Webb, Edward, 1819-1898 person
associatedWith Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981. person
associatedWith Wright, Walter L. 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Yelton, Donald Charles person
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Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Chester County
United States
Pennsylvania--Chester County
United States
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Egypt
Liberia
Pennsylvania--Chester County
South Africa
Africa
Africa
Italy
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Nigeria
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Washington (State)--Ellenburg
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Africa
Pennsylvania
Ethiopia
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
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State universities--Finance
College presidents--Inauguration
African American college students
College facilities
College presidents
Colleges and Universities
College integration
Educational fund raising
Academic libraries
African Americans--Education
College Trustees
Academic libraries--Conservation and restoration
African American tennis players
Africans--Education (Higher)
Community and college
Federal aid to education
African American academic libraries
African American singers
African American academic libraries--Conservation and restoration
Curriculum planning
State universities and colleges
College teachers
Draft
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African American universities and colleges
College sports
College buildings--Photographs
Coeducation
University investments
Degrees, Academic
College discipline
College students
African American universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
State universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
College facilities--Maintenance and repair
College students, Black--Scholarships, fellowships, etc
Gas industry
Government aid to higher education
Presbyterian Church
Football
African American theological seminaries
Lincoln University (Pa.)--Presidents
Church and college
African American universities and colleges--Finance
Academic rites and ceremonies
Decedents' estates
College students, Black
Lincoln University (Pa.)--Alumni and alumnae
African American college teachers--Selection and appointment
College administrators
College facilites
College teachers--Selection and appointment
Law examinations
Federal aid to higher education
College publicity
College presidents--Selection and appointment
Veterans--Education (Higher)
Occupation
Function
African American college presidents--Pennsylvania--Chester County
College presidents--Pennsylvania--Chester County
Clergy--Pennsylvania--Chester County
African American college presidents--Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
College presidents--Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)

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