Negro Matriculants List, 1887-1937 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 2/9/16
Acquired: September 1963
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: 3 x 5" card file and lists of African-American matriculants at the University of Illinois, 1887-1937, compiled by Albert Lee, Chief Clerk in the President's Office for the Alumni Association include partial lists of honors, awards and degrees earned by students (1929-31), and lists of African-Ameircan students in sororities, fraternities and independent houses (1931-37). Also included are memoranda relating to compilation of lists and correspondence with William E. B. DuBois and a 1940 report "Data Concerning Negro Students at the State University" providing a narrative overview of the history, curricula, graduation, employment, extra curriculars, graduate work, honors, living conditions, organizations, welfare, and needs of African-American students 1887-1940.