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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.
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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).
The papers of Marguerite Tolbert were received as a gift to the Winthrop Archives on April 19, 1978 from Marguerite Tolbert.
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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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Marguerite Tolbert Papers - Accession 184". Finding Aid 273.
LC Subject Headings
Tolbert, Marguerite, 1893-1982--Archives; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College--Alumni and alumnae; Women educators--South Carolina; College trustees--South Carolina--Rock Hill