Crouchett (Lawrence P.) Papers

Historic image of Lawrence P. Crouchett
Lawrence P. Crouchett at lectern, circa 1980s, African American Museum & Library at Oakland Photograph collection, MS 189, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Lawrence P. Crouchett Papers document Crouchett's role as an historian, social activist, teacher, and administrator between 1960 and 1989. The biographical series includes newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and correspondence detailing Crouchett's life and work. Also included in the papers are class syllabi, handbooks, teaching guides, and articles related to his work as an educator. The papers also provide insight into programs Crouchett instituted as Director of the Office of Special Programs and Services and include pamphlets documenting the Math-Science Institute for Minorities, early affirmative action measures, and artist-in-residence programs.

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Dates: 1869-2008
Collection number: MS 189
Creator: African American Museum & Library at Oakland
Collection Size: 21.25 linear feet (30 boxes + 2 oversized boxes + 2 oversized drawers)

Guide to the Lawrence P. Crouchett Papers

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