YOUNGBLOOD, S. RUFUS, 1862-1938.
S. Rufus Youngblood papers

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/902zc


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Youngblood, S. Rufus, 1862-1938.
Title: S. Rufus Youngblood papers
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 979
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (2 boxes) and 1 oversized paper (OP)
Abstract:Papers of African American educator Sandy Rufus Youngblood, including his teaching certificates, licenses, letters of recommendation from civil and college officials, family photographs, an obituary, and manuscripts of speeches.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase from Swann Auction Galleries, 2004

Custodial History

Purchased from dealer; provenance unknown.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], S. Rufus Youngblood papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Curator of African American Collections, Randall Burkett, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in African American education.

Processing

Arranged and described at the file level.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Sandy Rufus Youngblood (1862-1938), African American educator in South Carolina and Oklahoma.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains the personal papers of Sandy Rufus Youngblood. The papers include his teaching certificates, licenses, letters of recommendation from civil and college officials, family photographs, an obituary, and manuscripts of speeches. There is also a ledger book kept by Youngblood for the Dickson estate in South Carolina and a small amount of material concerning his son Sandy Rufus Youngblood, Jr., who was a dentist.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Teaching certificates, 1885-1887, and 1891
1 2 Speeches, 1903, 1913 and undated
1 3 Speeches, 1914, and undated
1 4 Speeches, undated
1 5 Letters of recommendation, 1896-1936
1 6 Property, Wagoner County, Oklahoma, 1917, 1927
1 7 Photographs (family and others), 1904 and undated
1 8 Photographs (family), undated
1 9 Dickson ledger book with entries dated 1903, 1916-1918

includes an autobiography for S.R. Youngblood from childhood through graduation from Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

1 10 Claflin University, catalog, 1928-1929 and announcements for 1929-1930
1 11 Birth certificate for Stafford Rufus Youngblood, 1901
1 12 Lecture notes for Stafford Rufus Youngblood relating to dentistry, 1920s
1 13 Graduation program for Stafford Rufus Youngblood from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, 1924
1 14 Funeral program for Stafford Rufus Youngblood, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1990
2 1 Lecture notes for Stafford Rufus Youngblood relating to dentistry, 1920s
OP1 1 Diplomas for Madeline A. Youngblood, 1921, and Sandy Rufus Youngblood, 1885, 1919, and 1920; and two photographs of Kentucky State University baseball and football team members, [1900]
OP1 2 Obituary for Sandy Rufus Youngblood, The Black Dispatch, July 2, 1938
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