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COLLECTION Identifier: A-125

Papers of Dorothy Cross Zeiger, 1903-1962

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1903-1962

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

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.

Extent

.42 linear feet ((1 file box) plus 1 folio+ folder, 1 folio+ photograph folder)
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.

BIOGRAPHY

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

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

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.
Title
Zeiger, Dorothy Cross. Papers of Dorothy Cross Zeiger, 1903-1962: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00989

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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