1831 Proposal for a Black College in New Haven with Michael Morand: Mondays at Beinecke 9/13/21


Beinecke Library at YaleSep 16, 2021
A discussion of the college for Black students proposed to be built in New Haven, its rejection at a town meeting on September 10, 1831, and the importance of the story for New Haven, Yale, and national history. Michael Morand of the Beinecke Library discusses one of the library’s copies of the pamphlet, “College for colored youth : an account of the New-Haven City meeting and resolutions, with recommendations of the College, and strictures upon the doings of New-Haven,” published by Simeon Jocelyn, one of the advocates for building the college. View this item on the digital library: https://collections.library.yale.edu/…

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