|Creator:||Corson, H. C.|
|Title:||Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University|
|Dates:||1871 June 2|
Atlanta University, founded in 1865, by the American Missionary Association, with later assistance from the Freedman's Bureau, was, before consolidation, the nation's oldest graduate institution serving a predominantly African-American student body.
A document dated 2 June 1871 that appoints a board of visitors to attend the second annual examination of the Normal and Prepatory Departments of Atlanta University. It is signed by Rufus B. Bullock as governor of Georgia. Among those named as members of the board are Joseph E. Brown, John Livingston Hopkins, W.A. Hemphill, Dr. S.H. Stout, and J. I. Whitaker. The present document is a true copy by H.C. Courson, Secretary of the Executive Department.
Board of Visitors appointment to the annual examination of Atlanta University, ms 1409. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.