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Education - Negro Education Division - Funding Programs Correspondence

Identifier: 012-06-062

Scope and Contents

This series contains the administrative papers of the Negro Education Division's external funding programs. The body of the series is primarily correspondence with various philanthropic organizations. Interfiled with the correspondence are: (1) reports; (2) requisitions; (3) bulletins; (4) applications; (5) notices; (6) printed matter concerning the transactions of the Division with the funding agencies The greater portion of the records concern the Julius Rosenwald Foundation of Illinois. This philanthropic organization served Black education in the rural South by granting monies to the State of Georgia for the training of Black teachers and the construction and maintenance of Black schools. A similar organization with a significant amount of material in this series is the General Education Board of the Rockefeller Foundation. In addition, there is a small accumulation of correspondence with such agencies as: (1) the Phelps‑Stokes Fund; (2) The American Church Institute for Negroes; (3) The Commonwealth Fund and the Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church Please see RGSGSERIES 12-6-14 for additional information on Black education in Georgia.


  • Created: 1930-1940


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Arrangement Note

Papers within individual file folders are usually arranged in reverse chronological order but the folders themselves are randomly arranged in loose groupings according to funding agency.

Education - Negro Education Division - Funding Programs Correspondence
Georgia Archives
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Part of the Georgia Archives Repository

5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States