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Part of the Cooperative HBCU Archival Survey Project (CHASP) to survey the archival collections housed in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Restricted access to materials.
Materials include correspondence, speeches, newspapers, pahotographs, minutes of the A.M.E. Zion Church, and copy of Hood's book, One Hundred years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
James Walker Hood papers, The Heritage Hall, Livingstone College.
Bishop; instrumental in establishing Livingstone College; ordained an African Methodist Episcopal Zion deacon 1860; consecrated a bishop 1872; founder and first bishop of the Carolina Conference; president of the convention of Negroes assembled at Raleigh in October 1865; delegate to the constitutional convention of North Carolina 1867; magistrate under the provisional government in North Carolina and later deputy collector of internal revenue for the United States; first black assistant superintendent of North Carolina Public Schools, 1868-1871; assistant superintendent, Freedmen's Bureau; founder, organizer and the first grand master, Grand Lodge of North Carolina 1870-1883; and author of One Hundred Years of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
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