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Matthias Nolcox oral history interview

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

Collection Description (Extant): Matthias Nolcox was born 4 April 1886. He was born and grew up in Lyles Station, Indiana. He graduated from Terre Haute Normal School, and attended Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. He graduated from Indiana University and did postgraduate work at the University of California. He earned his PhD in education from Harvard in 1927 and became the principal of the newly formed Crispus Attucks High School. Nolcox died in June 1985.

Transcript and cassette tape of an oral history interview conducted by Jean Spears concerning the education of Mathias Nolcox.

Date(s): 1979

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: SC 2729; CT 1515

Extent: 1 folder, 1 cassette tape

Finding Aid URL: http://www.indianahistory.org/our-collections/collection-guides/matthias-nolcox-oral-history-interview-ca-1979.pdf External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See the Delores Nolcox interview at the Indiana Historical Society.

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 Americans--Civil rights--Indiana
African Americans--Indiana
Crispus Attucks High School (Indianapolis, Ind.)
School integration--Indiana

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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