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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Benjamin Elijah Mays
RLIN number: NXCP88-A105
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: United Negro College Fund Project
Description: Childhood, education: Bates College BA 1920, University of Chicago MA 1925, PhD 1935; early work experience and teaching positions; president of Morehouse College 1940-67; planning, organization and objectives of United Negro College Fund (UNCF), fundraising for UNCF; president of UNCF, 1958-61; challenges and changes in UNCF.
Extent: Transcript: 72 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from United Negro College Fund. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mays, Benjamin Elijah, 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 85
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Goodson, Martia
Organizations discussed: Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American executives; African Americans--Education; Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA; North America; Oral history; United Negro College Fund, Inc., Fairfax, VA; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: College presidents; Educational fundraising; Mays, Benjamin E., 1894-1984
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018860-14303