Fuqua Family papers

Descriptive Summary

Fuqua Family papers
DuSable Museum of African American History
3.75 Linear feet
Predominant Dates
Bulk, 1943-1986
Fuqua, Carl A.

Biographical/Historical note

The papers of Carl A. Fuqua, his wife Doris, and Mildred Fuqua Wilson, his sister, are intermixed. Carl Fuqua was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, and served as pastor for five churches in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Detroit, Michigan; South Bend, Indiana; and Chicago. Carl attended Morehouse College, George Williams University, and Garrett Theological Seminary. In the 1960s, he served as Executive Secretary of the Chicago branch of the NAACP.

Scope and Contents note

The papers consist of notes from Carl’s years as Dean and Acting President of Kittrell College in North Carolina; drafts of sermons and college papers; correspondence; photographs; ephemera; Mildred Fuqua’s notes from her years as a student Lincoln University; the Englewood High School yearbooks of Doris Fuqua; and other family papers.

Conditions Governing Access note

Access to this collection is restricted; please contact the holding institution for details.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2010 August 3 by Lisa Calahan and Bergis Jules.

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