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Philanthropy in black higher education : a fateful hour creating the Atlanta University system

Author: Vida L Avery
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Philanthropy and education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work describes and analyzes the circumstances surrounding the creation and development of the Atlanta University System (later the Atlanta University Center). The affiliation in 1929 of Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College was a monumental event, and John Hope, the first black president of both Morehouse College and Atlanta University--and simultaneously president at both of them--was key
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Avery, Vida L., 1962-
Philanthropy in black higher education
(DLC) 2013002497
(OCoLC)843025050
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vida L Avery
ISBN: 9781137281012 1137281014 9781299764569 1299764568 9781137281005 1137281006
OCLC Number: 854995379
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Historical Backdrop --
2. Mythical Phoenix and the Ashes It Spreads --
3. John Hope: Hallmark of the Truest Greatness --
4. Layers of Complexity --
5. Creating the Atlanta University System --
6. Germinating a Black Intelligentsia --
7. Conclusion --
Appendix 1: Other Strategic Locations for Cooperation --
Appendix 2: Letter: John Hope to Edwin Embree (Hope's Six-Year Plan) --
Appendix 3: Notable Atlanta University System/Center Alumnus(ae).
Series Title: Philanthropy and education.
Responsibility: Vida L. Avery.
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