William Goodell Frost Miscellaneous Collection,ca. 1894-1918

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Goodell Frost Miscellaneous Collection,ca. 1894-1918
Creator
Frost, William Goodell
Extent
.4 lin. ft.
Subjects
Segregation -- Education, higher
Segregation -- Berea College
Afro-Americans -- Discrimination, racial
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials consist of several clippings about William Goodell Frost or Berea College; a copy of remarks made by various speakers at a fund raising dinner for Berea held in Boston, Massachusetts in 1894; a guest book from the Berea College President's House (1900 - 1918); and miscellaneous research notes of Berea professor Elizabeth Peck (n.d.).
Fund raising dinner speakers included Harvard professor Nathaniel S. Shaler, a copy of whose speech is present. It advocates an increasing emphasis on educating Appalachians and opposes the coeducation of blacks and whites.