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Title: Ebenezer D. Bassett

Speaker or author: Bassett, Ebenezer D., 1833-1908

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Overview of a science lecture given on Carbon to students of the Institute for Colored Youth. The speaker is the principal at the institute. (Includes MP3 audio file.)

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 313 word document (text and images)

Title: Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs

Speaker or author: Gibbs, Jonathan C. (Jonathan Clarkson), 1831-1874

Newspaper or publication: Weekly Anglo-African (1859 - 1862)

Brief overview of a lecture on Geology given at the Institute for Colored Youth.

Description of file(s): PDF 2 page, 279 word document (text and images)

Title: Octavius V. Catto

Speaker or author: Catto, Octavius V.

Newspaper or publication: Presscopy -- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College -- Pamphlets

Lengthy speech on the importance of education and its effects on the political and moral aspects of society. The speaker stressed the historical progress of education in Europe and the U.S. He also emphasized the positive influence the Society of Friends has had on its availability to all U.S. citizens.

Description of file(s): PDF 12 page, 3,073 word document (text and images)

Subtitle: A Philadelphia Circular.

Title: Pacific Appeal - August 15, 1863

Speaker or author: editor

Newspaper or publication: Pacific Appeal (1862 - 188?)

The writer briefly comments on a printed announcement he received regarding the commencement exercises held at the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia.

Description of file(s): one scanned newspaper column

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