Letter from S. Frederick Starr to Frances Walker-Slocum

Title

Letter from S. Frederick Starr to Frances Walker-Slocum

Subject

Frances Walker-Slocum's retirement and teaching experience at Oberlin Conservatory.

Description

This letter is from Oberlin College president S. Frederick Starr who wrote to apologize to Walker-Slocum for missing a dinner in her honor. He goes on to praise her teaching and recognize her frustrations with being the first tenured Black professor at Oberlin Conservatory.

Creator

S. Frederick Starr

Source

Oberlin College Archives

Publisher

N/A

Date

May 3, 1991

Relation

Frances Walker-Slocum

Format

Letter

Language

English

Files

Walker_Slocum_Correspondence_1991_President_Starr_1.pdf

Collection

Citation

S. Frederick Starr, “Letter from S. Frederick Starr to Frances Walker-Slocum,” African American Women Intellectuals, accessed December 3, 2022, https://afamwomen.historydesignlab.org/items/show/7.

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