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Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873.

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Title
Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873.
Names
Yancey, William Alexander (Compiler)
Collection

William Alexander Yancey papers

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873-06-12
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 194
Topics
African American missionaries
African American clergy
Sermons, American -- African American authors
African Americans -- Education
Genres
diplomas
Notes
Biographical/historical: Born a slave, William Alexander Yancey was a teacher and a Presbyterian minister and missionary. After the Civil War, he moved to Virginia and subsequently purchased some land there. In 1872 he converted to the Presbyterian faith. A year later, Yancey graduated from Hampton Normal School in Virginia. He taught school from 1873 to 1890, and was also a school principal. Yancey later became a Sabbath school missionary through the Presbyterian Church and was ordained a minister.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11524038
MSS Unit ID: 21205
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e921ec0-c605-012f-e200-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Issued
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1873-06-12. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c6cc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 16, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c6cc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1873-06-12). Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-c6cc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Diploma awarded to William A.Yancey by Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, June 12, 1873.