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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Stephen Junius Wright
RLIN number: NXCP87-A180
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: United Negro College Fund Project
Description: Childhood and family background; Hampton Institute, Howard University, New York University Ph.D., 1943; dean of faculty, Hampton Institute, 1945-1953; president of Bluefield State College, 1953-1957, and of Fisk College, 1957-1966; president of United Negro College Fund, 1966-1969; College Entrance Examination Board, 1969-1976; recollections of Charles S. Johnson and David Ogilvy.
Extent: Transcript: 122 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wright, Stephen Junius, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: College president; Foundation executive
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Goodson, Martia
Organizations discussed: Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Hampton University, Hampton, VA; Howard University, Washington, DC; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; African Americans--Segregation; College administrators; Educational tests and measurements--United States; Executives; Fisk University, Nashville, TN; Hampton University, Hampton, VA; Howard University, Washington, DC; North America; Oral history; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Educational fund raising; Wright, Stephen Junius, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017711-13154