Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964.

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Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964.

Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964.

The collection centers on the Southern black education efforts of James Hardy Dillard. Contents include correspondence (1905-1935) of Dillard, his diaries and journals (1919-1926), speeches and articles. There is considerable material regarding the Negro Rural School Fund, the Phelps-Stokes Fund, Washington, D.C. (also known as the Anna T. Jeanes Fund), the John F. Slater Fund, the Southern Education Board, and the General Education Board, as well as Dillard University, New Orleans, and William and Mary College, Williamsburg, where Dillard served as Rector (1917-1940). Other topics of interest are the Education Commission to East Africa (1923-1924), the University Commission on Southern Race Relations (1912-1927), and the Scottsboro case (1931-1933). The collection also contains personal and business papers of his second wife, Avarene Lippincott Budd Dillard, and their son, Hardy Cross Dillard. Published works by Dillard and genealogical information are also included. Among the correspondents are: Ray Stannard Baker, Stringfellow Barr, Mary McLeod Bethune, Benjamin Griffith Brawley, Wallace Buttrick, George Herbert Clarke, Philander Priestley Claxton, Virginius Dabney, Charles William Dabney, Jackson Davis, Westmoreland Davis, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Aloysius Farley, Francis Pendleton Gaines, Grace Elizabeth King, John La Farge, Arthur Selden Lloyd, Rayford W. Logan, Dumas Malone, Lucy Randolph Mason, Edwin Mims, Samuel Chiles Mitchell, Josiah Morse, Robert Russa Moton, Edgar Garner Murphy, Nelson Olsen Nelson, John Lloyd Newcomb, Albert Jay Nock, Edward Washington Odum, Robert Curtis Ogden, Rosewell Page, Walter Hines Page, Robert William Patton, George Foster Peabody, Paul Norton Pearson, John Garland Pollard, John Davison Rockefeller, Wickliffe Rose, Julius Rosenwald, Josiah Ryce, Albert Shaw, Anson Phelps Stikes, William Howard Taft, Booker T. Washington, James Southall Wilson, and Carter G. Woodson.

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