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Identifier

Accession 184

Inclusive Dates

1910-1976

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

500 pieces, 0.25 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

Marguerite Tolbert was a Winthrop alumna (class of 1914), club woman, educator and administrator with the Opportunity School in Columbia, South Carolina. She also served on the Winthrop Board of Trustees 1949-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Marguerite Tolbert was a Winthrop alumna (Class of 1914), club woman, educator, Winthrop Board of Trustee member, and administrator with the Opportunity School in Columbia, South Carolina. The Marguerite Tolbert Papers consist of biographical data, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, a copy of her thesis titled, A Survey of Negro Elementary Schools of Oconee County (1940), a scrapbook, and other papers, mainly relating to her career as an educator and to her student days at Winthrop (1911-1914).

Provenance

The papers of Marguerite Tolbert were received as a gift to the Winthrop Archives on April 19, 1978 from Marguerite Tolbert.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Education, Adult Education, Oconee County SC, African-American Schools Oconee County SC, Laurens County SC, Wil Lou Gray

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For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Marguerite Tolbert Papers - Accession 184

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