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"An Act to Incorporate the Normal and Collegiate Institute, and Provide for Support of the Same"

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Title

"An Act to Incorporate the Normal and Collegiate Institute, and Provide for Support of the Same"

Subject

African Americans, education

Description

In 1882, the Virginia General Assembly, which then included thirteen African American members, created the Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute, the nation's first fully state-supported four-year institution of higher learning for African Americans. It was named Virginia State University in 1979.

Creator

Virginia General Assembly

Source

Acts and Joint Resolutions Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Virginia during the Session of 1881-82 (1882), 283-287

Publisher

Richmond: B.F. Walker, Superintendent Public Printing

Date

March 6, 1882

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Book

Identifier

15_1075_016, 15_1075_017a, 15_1075_017b, 15_1075_018a, 15_1075_018b

Coverage

Virginia