Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of the Green family, 1825-1974
FOUND IN: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe InstituteCollection Identifier: 75-262--80-M1
Correspondence of the Greene family of Cambridge, Massachusetts
Eileen Southern personal archive
FOUND IN: Harvard University ArchivesCollection Identifier: HUM 253
Eileen Jackson Southern (1920-2002) was the first African-American woman to be appointed as a tenured full professor at Harvard University, where she taught from 1975 to 1987. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and publications that chronicle her time as a Harvard College professor and as Chair of the Afro-American Department, as well as her tenure at the City University of New York, and retirement.