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Author Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926.

Title The autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough : an American journey from slavery to scholarship / edited and with an introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Imprint Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E185.97.S28 A3 2005    Available  ---
Description xvi, 425 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series African American life series
African American life series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Parentage -- Boyhood days -- Macon and Atlanta school days -- Four years in Oberlin College -- Seeking a path -- The path found -- Widening fields--working, learning, growing -- Authorship--Greek book--marriage -- Philology and politics -- Philology and other literary work -- In politics and magazines -- In Payne Seminary and at a southern university -- At the world's congress auxiliary of the Columbian Exposition -- Friends and helpers--deaths -- Back to the classical professorship and a vice presidency -- First European trip--delegate to the third Methodist Ecumenical conference--London, 1901 -- Miscellaneous activities -- Made president of Wilberforce University -- Second trip to Europe--delegate to the first universal races congress--[A] Rhine trip -- Labors for Wilberforce University--incidents -- Trips--south, west, and east -- World War I work -- Local and closing war labors -- Close of forty-five years in the field of education -- Third visit to Europe--again delegate to the Methodist ecumenical conference in London--Scotland--continental trip -- A new field of labor -- Retirement from public life--fiftieth anniversary of Oberlin's class of 1875 -- Looking backward and forward -- The end [Mrs. Scarborough's record of Professor Scarborough's last days].
Subject Scarborough, W. S. (William Sanders), 1852-1926.
African Americans -- Biography.
African American scholars -- Biography.
African American college presidents -- Biography.
Classicists -- United States -- Biography.
Wilberforce University -- Biography.
Slaves -- Georgia -- Macon -- Biography.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Classical philology -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Added Author Ronnick, Michele V.
ISBN 0814332242 (hardcover : alk. paper)