Michael Plunkett, Editor
University of Virginia Press
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Norfolk State University
2401 Corprew Avenue
Norfolk VA 23504
Papers of the former governor that focus on race relations and educational issues including reports on segregation in Virginia's public schools and colleges, studies on the reorganization of the public school system, public education and teacher training data, reports on the Prince Edward County Free School, and correspondence.
Letters written by this Afro-American soldier during the Spanish- American War to his wife in Norfolk while he was in basic training in Tennessee.
Papers including school catalogues, bulletins, commencement programs, photographs, news articles, reflections on the school history, and minutes and correspondence of the alumni association of this Presbyterian mission established in Norfolk in 1883.
Papers and documents describing the university's struggle to maintain its status as an autonomous four-year institution. Included are the Virginia Plan, position papers drafted by the university, statements from the alumni and community leaders, studies of course offerings at other state universities, newspaper articles, curriculum proposals, and correspondence.
The manuscript and notes of his work on Andrew Johnson including several reels of microfilmed newspapers.
Copies of free papers and manumission data. Also included is information on fugitive slaves, African colonization, occupations, and black property holdings.
Papers of the first integrated civic organization in Norfolk including correspondence between committee members and local and state political leaders, minutes, membership lists, news articles on race relations, and research on housing, educational, and recreational conditions in Norfolk's Afro-American community.