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1877 Sept. 1

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Frank Hugh Foster

Springfield (Mass.) - "I am rather sorry you are to begin life sleeping on straw but that will in this weather be more comfortable than on a mat in a Kafir hut where I have many a time slept." Has been asked to deliver a course of lectures on African missions at Fisk University.

Aldin Grout Papers

1885

Fisk University . Class of 1888

Constitution of the Fisk University Class of 1888

Nashville (Tenn.) - Constitution for the Fisk University Class of 1888 written by R. C. Edmondson and Cravath (initials illegible). The Class of 1888 was established during the group's freshman year at Fisk in 1885. The Constitution defines officers and responsibilities, election processes, meeting schedules, mission of the group, the Class motto of "A posse ad esse", annual dues for members and basis for dismissal. Lo... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1886 Feb. 3

Scudder, Reverend

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rev. Scudder

Nashville (Tenn.) - Du Bois writes to the family Pastor in Great Barrington regarding his experience at Fisk University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1887

Fisk University faculty and students in front of Jubilee Hall

Tennessee - Group portrait of Fisk University faculty and students in front of Jubilee Hall. W. E. B. Du Bois is standing , derby in hand, in top row at far right.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1887

Fisk University faculty

Individual portraits of faculty members at Fisk University ca. 1885-1888; two individuals identified: William Morris (bottom row, third from left) and Mrs. Green (bottom row, fourth from left).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1888

Fisk University

Fisk University class of 1888 parting song

Nashville (Tenn.) - Lyrics to the class of 1888 Parting Song. Sung to the tune of "Lauriger Horatius".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1888

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The financial south

Nashville (Tenn.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the necessity of financial stability for African Americans in the South. Importance of education and religion emphasized, but Southern financial independence noted as the key to the success of the end of discrimination. Direct comment to Fisk University faculty made near the conclusion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1888 Mar.

Fisk University

The Fisk herald vol. V, no. 7

Nashville (Tenn.) - Contents include several articles and columns including: "Firelight Reflections", "Glimpses of China", "Tom Brown at Fisk", Editorials, "Henry Ward Beecher and the Fisk Jubilee Singers", "Our Next President", "People and Events", "Wedding in Texas", "Music at Fisk". Edited by W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1888 June

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Bismarck

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed draft of the 1888 commencement speech given at Fisk University using the history of German Emperor Otto Bismarck to show how the power of purpose and the force of an idea can advance the will of a people.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers