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A-125

Zeiger, Dorothy Cross. Papers of Dorothy Cross Zeiger, 1903-1962: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-125
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Zeiger, Dorothy Cross
Title: Papers of Dorothy Cross Zeiger, 1903-1962
Date(s): 1903-1962
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box) plus 1 folio+ folder, 1 folio+ photograph folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, speeches, etc., of Dorothy Childs Cross Remington Zeiger, educator and first white teacher at Central State College, a predominantly black institution in Wilberforce, Ohio.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 474
Gift of Mrs. Dorothy Cross Zeiger, "Green Pastures," Hickman Road, R.F.D. 5, Xenia, Ohio. Received September 1962.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Dorothy Cross Zeiger as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Dorothy Cross Zeiger Papers, 1903-1962; item description, dates. A-125 , folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Educator Dorothy Cross Zeiger was the first white teacher at Central State College, a predominantly black institution in Wilberforce, Ohio.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Correspondence, articles, speeches, biographical data, photos, and memorabilia. Includes information on Dorothy Cross Zeiger's education, activities and the College; her poems, essays, speeches, and articles on education, human relations, and democracy; and a scrapbook of clippings concerning her presidency of the Roseland [New Jersey] PTA.

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Additional Index Terms

African Americans--Education
Educators
Women teachers
Caney Jr. College
Central State College (Wilberforce, Oh.)

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