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Stanley Warren papers

Repository: Indiana Historical Society. William H. Smith Memorial Library

Collection Description (Extant): A native and resident of Indianapolis, Ind., Warren taught at the grade school and university level, and was an academic counselor and administrator, retiring in 1992 from DePauw University. Active in numerous professional and educational organizations, many dealing with African-American history, Warren wrote numerous articles and papers related to education issues.

The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Stanley Warren, including correspondence, editorials and newsclippings, and published and unpublished manuscripts. Correspondence includes letters as advocate for several causes. Newspaper articles are both by and about Warren. Manuscripts and publications deal with African-American students at DePauw University and in Indianapolis Public Schools; African-Americans on postage stamps; and numerous other topics concerning African-American education and history.

[. . .] In anticipation of Crispus Attucks High School's 50th anniversary, then-Principal Earl Donaldson interviewed several early teachers and administrators of the institution. Those oral histories are on cassette tapes. In addition to an interview with the school's first principal, Matthias Nolcox, there are also taped conversations with Ruth Clinthorne, Della Greer, Katherine Hall, Marion Hansberry, Fred Parker, Harry Radliffe, and Charles Walker.

Date(s): 1938-1995

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: M 0708; OM 0384; CT 1488-1493

Extent: 2 document cases, 1 oversize folder, 8 photograph folders, 6 cassette tapes

Finding Aid URL: http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/stanley-warren-papers-ca-1938-1995.pdf External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See also an additional interview with Matthias Nolcox, conducted by Jean Spears in 1979 (IHS call numbers SC 2729, CT 1515).

See also Joseph T. Taylor Papers (IHS call numbers M 0825; CT 1520-1563) for interviews with students at Crispus Attucks High School.

Interviewees: Matthias Nolcox, Ruth Clinthorne, Della Greer, Katherine Hall, Marion Hansberry, Fred Parker, Harry Radliffe, Charles Walker

Rights (Extant): Permission to reproduce or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Indiana Historical Society.

Subjects:

African American educators--Indiana
African American students
African Americans--Education--Indiana
Crispus Attucks High School (Indianapolis, Ind.)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Race discrimination--Indiana
School integration--Indiana

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings

 

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