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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; first recorded library collection was organized in 1866 with 1200 volumes and located on the second floor of Lincoln Hall; collection was moved to Cresson Hall in 1881; collection grew to 10,000 volumes by 1919, 15,000 by 1930, 30,000 by 1950 and 70,000 by 1970; Langston Hughes Memorial Library, which replaced the Vail Library, opened in 1972.

From the description of Library records, [ca. 1866]-1992. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968974

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 Commencements and special events records, 1871-1993. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968968

From the description of Public relations and development records, 1936-[ca. 1978]. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968975

From the description of African museum records, 1969-1984. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968966

From the description of Deans, registrars, and admissions records, 1936-1982 (bulk 1968-1978). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965211

From the description of Honorary degree recipients collection, 1868-1989 (bulk 1940-1989). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965218

From the description of Special programs records, 1960-1996. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968977

From the description of Edward Webb records, 1873-1894. (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70968969

From the description of Faculty records, 1856-1995 (bulk 1940-1980). (Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70965214

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creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Edward Webb records, 1873-1894. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985. Papers, 1927-1978. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972. Horace Mann Bond papers, 1830-1979 (bulk 1926-1972). University of Massachusetts Amherst, W.E.B. Du Bois Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Honorary degree recipients collection, 1868-1989 (bulk 1940-1989). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Commencements and special events records, 1871-1993. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). African museum records, 1969-1984. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Cannon, George Dows, 1902-1986. George D. Cannon papers, 1932-1982. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Roberts, Thomas H., 1861-1889. Thomas H. Roberts circular letters and photograph, 1885-1887. Presbyterian Historical Society, PHS
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Herman R. Branson records, 1970-1986. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Development Office. Development Office records, 1974-1978. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Foner, Philip Sheldon, 1910-. Papers, [ca. 1950]-[ca. 1990]. 1970-1985 (bulk). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn 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.). Faculty records, 1856-1995 (bulk 1940-1980). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). [Minor publications, including odd numbers of its Alumni magazine]. Yale University Library
referencedIn 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.). Public relations and development records, 1936-[ca. 1978]. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
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 Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Donald Yelton records, 1958-1961. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1939-1979. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Deans, registrars, and admissions records, 1936-1982 (bulk 1968-1978). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Library records, [ca. 1866]-1992. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn United Political Action Committee of Chester County records, 1958-1996 Chester County Historical Society
referencedIn Sudarkasa, Niara. Niara Sudarkasa papers, 1980-1993 (bulk 1987-1993). Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn American Association for Social Security. American Association for Social Security. Series 1. Correspondence, 1927-1944, bulk 1931-1944. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Lincoln University (Pa.). Special programs records, 1960-1996. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Board of Trustees. Board of Trustees records, 1853-1993. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Farmer, James, 1920-1999. Farmer, James Leonard, Jr., and Lula Peterson, Papers, 1908-, 1921- University of Texas Libraries
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 Lincoln University (Pa.). Ladies Auxiliary. Ladies Auxiliary of Lincoln University records, 1943-1987. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn United Political Action Committee of Chester County (Chester County, Pa.). United Political Action Committee of Chester County (UPAC) records, 1959-1996. Chester County Historical Society
referencedIn 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
referencedIn Waring, Walter E., b. 1896. Papers, 1870-1973 (bulk 1915-1973). Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
referencedIn 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
referencedIn 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
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Walter Livingston Wright records, 1924-1926. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
referencedIn Fitzgerald family. Fitzgerald family papers, 1864-1954. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Greenfield, Albert M., 1887-1967. Papers, 1921-1967. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Conyers, John, 1929-. Julian Bond papers [manuscript], 1968-2009. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers, 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. Isaac Norton Rendall records, 1873-1922. Lincoln University, Langston Hughes Memorial Library, Langston Hughes Memorial Library
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associatedWith Abdul, Raoul. person
associatedWith American Association for Social Security. corporateBody
associatedWith American Association of University Professors. Lincoln University Chapter. corporateBody
associatedWith American Association of University Professors. Lincoln University Chapter (Lincoln University, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Amos Hall (Lincoln University) corporateBody
associatedWith Ashmun Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Barnett, Etta Moten, 1902- person
associatedWith Bennett, Lerone, 1928- person
associatedWith Blockson, Charles L. person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Branson, Herman R. 1914-1995. person
associatedWith Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961. person
associatedWith Cabral, Amílcar, 1921-1973. person
associatedWith Cannon, George Dows, 1902-1986. person
associatedWith Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943. person
associatedWith Cheyney University. corporateBody
associatedWith Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005. person
associatedWith Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005. person
correspondedWith Dickey, J. M. 1806-1878 person
correspondedWith Dodge, William E. 1805-1883 person
correspondedWith Dowd, Frank J., 1939- person
associatedWith Dowd, Frank, Jr. person
associatedWith Edelman, Marian Wright. person
associatedWith Farmer, James, 1920-1999. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald family. family
associatedWith Foner, Philip Sheldon, 1910- person
associatedWith Gardner, Robert N. person
associatedWith Greenfield, Albert M., 1887-1967. person
correspondedWith Grim, Harold F. person
correspondedWith Gunn, H. D. person
associatedWith Hammer, J. Garland. person
correspondedWith Hood, Solomon Porter, 1853-1943 person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Imes, G. Lake b. 1883. person
associatedWith Jemison, Mae, 1956- person
associatedWith John Price Jones Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Leroy D. person
associatedWith Julian, Percy, 1940- person
associatedWith King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. person
associatedWith Labaree, Mary Fleming. person
associatedWith Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Festival. corporateBody
associatedWith Langston Hughes Memorial Library (Lincoln University) corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln-Princeton Cooperative Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). ACT 101 Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). African Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). African Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Blueprint 2000. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Center for Interfaith Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Development Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Ladies Auxiliary. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Leadership Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Learning Resource Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of Public Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Registrars Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). Special Services Advisory Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Lincoln University (Pa.). T.I.M.E. Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Lyle, George. person
associatedWith Mays, Benjamin E. 1894-1984. person
correspondedWith Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946 person
associatedWith Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987. person
associatedWith Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972. person
associatedWith Peace Corps (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985. person
associatedWith Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Presbytery of New Castle. corporateBody
associatedWith Randolph, A. Philip 1889- person
correspondedWith Rankin, Arthur T. person
correspondedWith Rendall, Isaac Norton, b. 1825 person
associatedWith Roberts, Thomas H., 1861-1889. person
associatedWith Savage, Brenda. person
associatedWith Sudarkasa, Niara. person
associatedWith Sullivan, Leon Howard, 1922-2001. person
associatedWith Temple University. corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas, Carl Allen. person
associatedWith Transatlantic Images Colloquium (Lincoln University, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith United Political Action Committee of Chester County (Chester County, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wachman, Marvin, 1917-2007. person
associatedWith Waring, Walter E., b. 1896. person
associatedWith Webb, Edward, 1819-1898. person
correspondedWith White, Wm. P. 1840-1929 person
associatedWith Wilson, Frank T. b. 1887. person
correspondedWith Wimbish, Emery person
associatedWith Wright, Walter L. 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Yates and Porterfield. corporateBody
correspondedWith Yelton, Donald Charles person
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New Jersey--Princeton
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Lincoln University (Chester County)
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Beaufort (S.C.)
Pennsylvania--Lincoln University (Chester County)
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Chester County
Pennsylvania--Chester County
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African American college students--Correspondence
College students, Black
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Deans (Education)
Student events
African American men--Education (Higher)
African American universities and colleges
College teachers--Societies, etc
Art, African
College theater--Production and direction
Art museum curators
Religions--Relations--Study and teaching
Greek letter societies
College publicity
Art, African--Exhibitions
Academic libraries
College teachers
Academic rites and ceremonies
Libraries--Employees
Summer school
African American academic libraries
State universities and colleges--Alumni and almunae
Educational fund raising
African American universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae
Schedules, school
College students--Correspondence
College students
Teachers institutes
Student aid
Community and college
Degrees, Academic
Art festivals
African American college teachers
Lincoln University (Pa.)--Alumni and alumnae
Student activities
Academic library directors
Popular culture
African American college students
African American universities and colleges--Finance
African Americans--Education (Higher)
University cooperation
College registrars
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Clergy--Pennsylvania--Chester County
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