Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956

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Sociologist, race relations expert, author, lecturer, teacher, and college administration; first African American president of Fisk University (1946-1956).

From the description of Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70970119

First black president of Fisk University, elected Oct. 1946, inaugurated Nov. 1947; served until 1956; Head of Dept. of Social Science, Fisk University, 1928-1947; sociologist, race relations expert, author, lecturer, teacher, and civil rights activist.

From the description of Charles S. Johnson collection (1-27), 1935-1956 (bulk 1938-1952). (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70976334

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referencedIn Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston), 1899-1988. Lorenzo Johnston Greene papers, 1680-1988 (bulk 1933-1972). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Mary McLeod Bethune papers, 1928-1943. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Phelps-Stokes Fund. Phelps-Stokes Fund records, 1893-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn United Church Board for Homeland Ministries. Race Relations Dept (1943-1970). Archives. 1943-1970. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Taylor, Alrutheus Ambush. A.A. Taylor collection, 1925-1954 (bulk 1930-1951). John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005, 1900-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973. John Preston Davis papers, 1845-1972, 1891-1972 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944. Robert Ezra Park papers. Supplement 3, 1923-1942. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Taylor, Alrutheus Ambush. Papers. 1952-1954. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962. Papers. 1883-1962. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Horace Mann Bond Papers, 1830-1979, 1926-1972 Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries
referencedIn Durham Fact-Finding Conference records, 1929-1930 and 1942-1945 North Carolina Central University, James E. Shepard Memorial Library
referencedIn Dover, Cedric. Cedric Dover papers, circa 1920-1962. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938. Arthur Alfonso Schomburg papers, 1724-1938 (bulk 1904-1938) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Charles S. Johnson collection (1-27), 1935-1956 (bulk 1938-1952). John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
creatorOf Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Charles Spurgeon Johnson records, 1858-1956. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Schomburg Committee of the Trustees of New York Public Library collection, 1925-1940 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library
creatorOf Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, Sr. Papers, 1931. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991. Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966. Papers, 1915-1972, bulk 1935-1966. University of Florida
referencedIn John Collier papers Yale University Library
referencedIn Tilly, Dorothy Rogers, 1883-1970. Dorothy Rogers Tilly papers, 1868-1970. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Carnegie Corporation of New York. Carnegie-Myrdal Study of the Negro in America research memoranda collection, 1935-1948. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967. Claude A. Barnett papers, 1918-1967 (bulk 1928-1963). Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971. Ralph Bunche papers, 1922-1988. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ralph Bunche papers, 1922-1988 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston), 1899-1988. Papers, 1680-1988 (bulk 1933-1972). Library of Congress
creatorOf Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954. Papers, 1841-1983 (bulk 1898-1954). Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
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 Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library
creatorOf Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975. Papers of Anne Spencer and the Spencer family [manuscript], 1829, 1864-2007. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. James Weldon Johnson collection, 1886-1980 (bulk 1916-1930). Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University 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.
referencedIn Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950. Edwin Rogers Embree papers, 1903-1956 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. Emmett J. Scott collection, 1916-1951. Morgan State University
referencedIn Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005 (bulk 1900-1976). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Inter-Racial Conference (New Haven, Conn.) (Zeta Psi Fraternity House, New Haven, Conn). Proceedings. 1927. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Papers. 1921-1979. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Julius Rosenwald Fund. Archives. 1917-1948. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Carnegie-Myrdal Study of the Negro in America research memoranda collection, 1935-1948 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962. Ambrose Caliver collection, 1912-1938. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Spence, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1865-1962,. Spence family collection, 1812-1961. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987,. Gunnar Myrdal collection, 1940, [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Faulkner, William J. William J. Faulkner papers, 1914-1981. Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center
creatorOf Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. Papers. 1866-1965. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Frank S. Horne papers, 1927-1974 Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf New York Public Library. Schomburg Committee of the Trustees of New York Public Library collection, 1925-1940. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Arthur Alfonso Schomburg papers, 1724-1938, 1904-1938 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Lorenzo Johnston Greene Papers, 1680-1988, (bulk 1933-1972) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Chicago Mayor's Committee on Race Relations. Correspondence. ca. 1918-1919. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for Negroes. Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for Negroes records, 1934-1965. Barber-Scotia College
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Cancer Society. corporateBody
associatedWith American Council on Education. American Youth Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith American Friends Service Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools for Negroes. corporateBody
associatedWith Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967. person
correspondedWith Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1975-1955. person
associatedWith Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972 person
associatedWith Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 person
associatedWith Booker T. Washington Foundation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962. person
associatedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
associatedWith Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971. person
correspondedWith Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962. person
associatedWith Carnegie Corporation of New York corporateBody
associatedWith Carnegie Corporation of New York. person
associatedWith Cartwright, Marguerite, 1914- person
associatedWith Catholic Committee of the South. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Mayor's Committee on Race Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Children's Institute (Fisk University) corporateBody
associatedWith Child Welfare Act of 1945. corporateBody
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Committee on Southern Fellowships in the Social Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946 person
associatedWith Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973. person
associatedWith Douglas, Aaron, 1898- person
associatedWith Dover, Cedric. person
associatedWith DuBois, W. E. B., 1868-1963. person
correspondedWith Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 person
associatedWith Durham Fact-Finding Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Embree, Edwin R. (Edwin Rogers), 1883-1950. person
correspondedWith Faulkner, William J. person
associatedWith Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk Social Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Choir. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Executive Committee of the Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University (Nashville, Tenn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Race Relations Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Social Science Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisk University. Social Science Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009 person
associatedWith General Education Board (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Greene, Lorenzo J. (Lorenzo Johnston), 1899-1988. person
correspondedWith Haydock, Charles person
correspondedWith Haynes, George Edmund, 1880-1960 person
associatedWith Horne, Frank S., 1899-1974. person
associatedWith Horne, Frank Smith, 1899-1974. person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Institute for Human Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Institute for Religious and Social Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith International Commission of Inquiry into the Existence of Slavery and Forced Labor in the Republic of Liberia. corporateBody
associatedWith Inter-Racial Conference (New Haven, Conn.) (Zeta Psi Fraternity House, New Haven, Conn) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991. person
associatedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Johnson, Marie Antoinette Burgette, 1892-1965. person
associatedWith Julius Rosenwald Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954. person
correspondedWith Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 person
associatedWith McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 person
associatedWith Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987, person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith National Congress to American Indians. corporateBody
associatedWith National Federation for Constitutional Liberties. corporateBody
associatedWith National Negro Insurance Association. corporateBody
associatedWith National Urban League. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Public Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944. person
associatedWith People's College (Fisk University) corporateBody
associatedWith Phelps-Stokes Fund. corporateBody
correspondedWith Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968 person
correspondedWith Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 person
associatedWith Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938. person
correspondedWith Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. person
associatedWith Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966. person
associatedWith Spence, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1865-1962, person
associatedWith Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975. person
associatedWith Taylor, Alrutheus Ambush. person
correspondedWith Taylor, Alva A. person
associatedWith Tilly, Dorothy Rogers, 1883-1970. person
associatedWith Unesco. corporateBody
associatedWith United Church Board for Homeland Ministries. Race Relations Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith United Church Board for Homeland Ministries. Race Relations Dept (1943-1970) corporateBody
associatedWith U S National Housing Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith White, Clarence Cameron, 1880-1960. person
correspondedWith Whitney, John Hay person
associatedWith Wings Over Jordan (Musical group) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nashville (Tenn.)
Tennessee--Nashville
Liberia
Southern States
Tennessee
Tennessee--Nashville
Subject
Freedmen--Interviews
Segregation
African American families
Real property
Social sciences--Study and teaching
Tobacco
African Americans--Sports
Race relations--Study and teaching
Congregational universities and colleges
African American arts
Christian universities and colleges
Sociology--Study and teaching
Social sciences
African American universities and colleges
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African Americans--Education
Sharecroppers--Interviews
Occupation
African American college presidents--Tennessee--Nashville
African American college administrators--Tennessee--Nashville
African American authors--Tennessee--Nashville
African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville
African American sociologists--Tennessee--Nashville
African American college teachers--Tennessee--Nashville
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Person

Birth 1893-07-24

Death 1956-10-27

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English

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