A Guide to the Thomas Patterson Papers 1888-1913 Patterson, Thomas 1913-23

A Guide to the Thomas Patterson Papers 1888-1913

A Collection in
Special Collections and Archives
Collection Number 1913-23


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Repository
Special Collections and Archives, Johnston Memorial Library, Virginia State University
Collection number
1888-1913
Title
Thomas Patterson Papers 1888-1913
Physical Characteristics
4 items
Collector
Thomas Patterson
Language
English
Abstract
Thomas B. Patterson was a student at Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in 1888. Among his papers as a charter of a proposed normal school in Bullock County, in the state of Alabama. One member of the board was Booker T. Washington. There is also an interesting letter from Thomas Fortune. Acc # 1913-23- S.B.

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Preferred Citation

The Thomas Patterson Papers, 1913-23 , Special Collections and Archives, Johnston Memorial Library, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.

Acquisition Information

Was in Johnston Memorial Library in 1976.


Biographical/Historical Information

Thomas B. Patterson was born in South Carolina in 1866. He graduated from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute in 1890. In 1908 he joined the faculty at Livingston College where he remained for two years. Mr. Patterson also worked as the county farm demonstration agent in Rowan County, North Carolina, before coming to Virginia as district agent for agricultural development and was based at Virginia State University.

Scope and Content Information

Interesting letter from T. Thomas Fortune expressing their pleasure regarding the policies of Booker T. Washington.

Box List

Series I: Contents List
  • Box-folder 1:1
    Declaration of Incorporations
  • Box-folder 1:2
    Certificate From Hampton Institute 1888
  • Box-folder 1:3
    Letter, T. Thomas Fortune 1913