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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Allen Colston
RLIN number: NXCP87-A35
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: United Negro College Fund Project
Description: Childhood in Florida; education: BA from Morehouse College, MA from Atlanta University; junior high school principal; president Bethune-Cookman College, 1941-1945; recollections of Mary Bethune; fund raising for United Negro College Fund; PhD in education from New York University; president of Georgia State College, Knoxville College, 1952-1966, Bronx Community College, 1966-1976; influence of United Negro College Fund on fund raising and higher education of blacks; retirement.
Extent: Transcript: 85leaves, Tape: 2 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: Colston, James Allen, 1909-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker occupation: College president
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Goodson, Martia
Organizations discussed: United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; College administrators; North America; Oral history; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Colston, James Allen, 1909-1982; Educational fund raising
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018108-13551