Mary Church Terrell collection additions, ca. 1895-ca. 1970.


Mary Church Terrell collection additions, ca. 1895-ca. 1970.

Personal and family papers, diaries, correspondence, writings by and about Terrell, documents concerning organizations with which she was affiliated, fliers, programs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to her work with various local, national, and international civic and social organizations, particularly the National Association of Colored Women, of which she was the first president.

2.5 linear ft.

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Terrell, Robert H. (Robert Heberton), 1857-1925 (person)

Teacher, lawyer, and judge. From the description of Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954 (bulk 1884-1925). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78015459 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 27 Born, Orange, Va. 1865 Moved with family to Washington, D.C. 1884 ...

Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954 (person)

Mary Church Terrell was born Sept. 23, 1863 in Memphis, TN. Her parents, Robert Reed Church and Louisa Ayers, were freed slaves. She majored in Classics at Oberlin College, the first college in the United States to accept African American and female students; she was one of the first African American women to attend the institution. Terrell graduated in 1884 with Anna Julia Cooper and Ida Gibbs Hunt. She earned her master's degree in Education from Oberlin in 1888. She began teaching at Wilberfo...

National Association of Colored Women (U.S.) (corporateBody)