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William Goodell Frost Correspondence Collection,1877-1937 (bulk 1892-1917)

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William Goodell Frost Correspondence Collection


1877-1937 (bulk 1892-1917)


Berea College Special CollectionsBerea, Kentucky 40404

Conditions Governing Access note

Copyright has not been assigned to Berea College.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], William Goodell Frost Correspondence Collection, KYSX083-A, 1877-1937 (bulk 1892-1917)Special Collections, Berea College, Berea, Ky.


4 lin. ft.

Scope and Content

Materials consist principally of letters received by Frost as President of Berea College. They reflect his administration, detailing the circumstances of his hiring; the financial status of the College; the Day Law controversy and the response of the College, trustees, and donors; general fund raising efforts; growth of the College into an "Appalachian" institution; and growth and improvement of the physical plant.

Correspondents include Northern integrationists, religious leaders, Berea Board of Trustees and faculty members, philanthropists, donors, and friends and associates of Frost.


  • Day Law (Kentucky)
  • Segregation -- Berea College
  • Education, higher -- Administration
  • Segregation -- Law and legislation
  • Afro-Americans -- Education, higher
  • Discrimination, racial -- Law and legislation

User Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Related Material

KYSX078-A and KYSX081-A supply further information on the collection and subgroup of which this series is a part.

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