Oral history interview with Benjamin E. Mays 1980

 

Name
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984 (Interviewee)
Goodson, Martia (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Benjamin E. Mays 1980
Abstract
Childhood, education: Bates College BA 1920, University of Chicago MA 1925, PhD 1935; early work experience and teaching positions; president of Morehouse College 1940-67; planning, organization and objectives of United Negro College Fund (UNCF), fundraising for UNCF; president of UNCF, 1958-61; challenges and changes in UNCF.
Collection Name
United Negro College Fund project
Subjects
African American executives; College presidents; African Americans--Education; Educational fund raising; Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984; United Negro College Fund; Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1980
Note (Biographical)
Educator; interviewee d.1984.
Note
Interviewed by Martia Goodson on August 12 and October 20, 1980.
Note (Provenance)
Benjamin E. Mays, Gift 1982
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13500771
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-43b1-z434
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.