William Goodell Frost Correspondence Collection,1877-1937 (bulk 1892-1917)

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Goodell Frost Correspondence Collection,1877-1937 (bulk 1892-1917)
Creator
Frost, William Goodell
Extent
4 lin. ft.
Subjects
Day Law (Kentucky)
Segregation -- Berea College
Education, higher -- Administration
Segregation -- Law and legislation
Afro-Americans -- Education, higher
Discrimination, racial -- Law and legislation
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Materials consist principally of letters received by Frost as President of Berea College. They reflect his administration, detailing the circumstances of his hiring; the financial status of the College; the Day Law controversy and the response of the College, trustees, and donors; general fund raising efforts; growth of the College into an "Appalachian" institution; and growth and improvement of the physical plant.
Correspondents include Northern integrationists, religious leaders, Berea Board of Trustees and faculty members, philanthropists, donors, and friends and associates of Frost.