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Black Studies Center Papers

Identifier: H-Rss-0129
Abstract Starting in May of 1968, the Black Student Center of the Claremont Colleges made demands to create a body for Black scholarship, financial provisions and institutional recognition for the Black academic community of the Claremont Colleges. Their efforts led to the foundation of the Black Studies Center the following year in 1969. The Black Studies Center was an autonomous body of the Claremont Colleges, which led the implementation of new curriculum focusing on Black scholarship. The Center...
Dates: 1968-1976

William McPherson Papers

Identifier: H-Mss-0524
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, photographs, account books and journals, land and tax records, manuscripts, scrapbooks, notes, transcripts, reports, newspapers, clippings, promotional materials, and ephemera, relating to the family, life, career, and intellectual pursuits of Orange County, California, avocado rancher and historian William McPherson (1885-1964). Family papers document the McPhersons' settlement in Orange County in the 1870s, and their involvement in local agriculture, first in the...
Dates: 1664/65-1970.; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1945