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History of African American Education in N.C.: Government Publications & Manuscript Collections

Primary Source & Manuscript Collections

This list contains links to manuscript and other archival collections related to African American educational history. It includes institutions around the state of North Carolina and across the U.S.

Bennett College, Archives & Special Collections.

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum (Palmer Institute), North Carolina Historic Sites.

DigitalNC. North Carolina HBCU History.

Elizabeth City University. Special Collections.

Fayetteville State University Archives and Special Collections.

International Civil Rights Center and Museum, Greensboro, NC.

Johnson C. Smith University Archives.

Livingstone College Archives and Special Collections.

North Carolina Digital Collections. African American Education.

North Carolina Central University, James E. Shepard Memorial Library, University Archives, Records and History.

North Carolina Central University Library Special Collections.

North Carolina Central University Digital Collections.

North Carolina A&T University, University Archives.

North Carolina A&T University, Digital Collections.

St. Augstine's University Collections.

Shaw University Archives.

Winston-Salem State University Archives and Digital Collections.

Government Publications

North Carolina State Government Publications and Documents Related to Black Education in North Carolina

Available in digital format online at North Carolina Digital Collections: 

African American Education Collection to 1950:

Search results for items related to African American education in North Carolina:

Print collections available at the State Library of North Carolina:

School Yearbooks

North Carolina high school, college and university yearbooks have been digitized and are accessible from:

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center (DigitalNC):

Internet Archive: