Guadalupe College in Seguin, Texas, was an educational institution for African Americans. It was established in 1884 and opened officially in 1887. Its founding were largely through the efforts of William B. Ball,[i] who would later serve as president. The school's first president was David Abner Jr., a position he served until 1905. The school's main building was destroyed by a fire in 1936. A fundraising drive was called off in 1937 and the school largely ceased operations.
Notes and referencesEdit
- "Guadalupe College," by Anne Brawner (née Florence Anne Beauchamp; 1933–2012), Handbook of Texas Online
- Glasrud, Bruce Alden (PhD). Americans in South Texas History. Texas A&M University Press, 2011. pps. 14 & 15
- Brawner, Anne (née Florence Anne Beauchamp; 1933–2012) (May 1980). Guadalupe College: A Case History in Negro Higher Education 1884–1936 (M.A. thesis). Southwest Texas State University. pp. 76–78. Retrieved December 28, 2013.
- "First Ladies of Colored America - No. 12". The Crisis. 50 (9): 272. September 1943 – via Google Books.
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