The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records
Repository: Brown University Library. John Hay Library
Collection Description (Extant): The Brown-Tougaloo Exchange records contain correspondence, reports, financial data, grant proposals, teaching materials, tape recordings and press clippings produced by or about Tougaloo College and its exchange program with Brown University. The collection also includes financial and documentary material about the U.S. Higher Education Act of 1965, especially its Title III, Institutional Aid.
Access Copy Note: Many documents related to the Tougaloo-Brown partnership are digitized at http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/FreedomNow/.
Collection URL: http://josiah.brown.edu/record=b5163423~S7
Date(s): 1961-1989 (bulk 1963-1969)
Digital Status: Partial
Existing IDs: Call # OF-1ZU-2 in Josiah (the Brown University library catalog)
Extent: 16 linear feet (33 letter-size document cases)
Related Archival Items: Many of these documents are digitized on the Freedom Now! web site. Freedom Now! is an archival project of Brown University and Tougaloo College. See:
Important information about the Brown-Tougaloo relationship can also be found in the records of the President's Office and the Chaplain's Office at Brown University's John Hay Library. A listing of Tougaloo College archival collections used for the Freedom Now! project can be found at http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/FreedomNow/collect.html
The Cohen (Robert F., Jr.) papers, 1952-1984 at Brown concern a student activist who was apparently part of this exchange.
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Education (Higher)
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Rhode Island
Student exchange programs
United States. Higher Education Act of 1965