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Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009



  • Existence: January 2, 1915 - March 25, 2009

Biographical Information

John Hope Franklin was born on January 2, 1915 in Rentiesville, Oklahoma. He graduated from Fisk University in 1935, Harvard University with his MA in 1936, and Harvard University with his PhD in history in 1941. He taught at Fisk University, St. Augustine's College, North Carolina Central University, Howard University, and University of Cambridge. He served at chair of the history department at Brooklyn College and the University of Chicago. He was also appointed the James B. Duke Professor of History at Duke University. Franklin presented a published leture series titled "Racial Equality in America" in 1976. He was award many honors and prestigous positions during his time as a historian and educator. He died on March 25, 2009.

Citation (2017). John Hope Franklin.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Installment Ceremony, February 21, 1971

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 5
Identifier: MSP 265, File 2
Scope and Contents File consists of one audio reel recording of the Purdue University Phi Beta Kappa chapter installment ceremony on a Sctoch 150 reel.
Dates: February 21, 1971

Collection of Purdue University Related audio recordings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 265
Scope and Contents The Collection of Purdue University Related Audio Recordings include audio reel and audio cassette recordings of addresses given by Purdue University professors, administrators, and staff members. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, and digital materials.
Dates: May 7, 1953 - May 12, 1994; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1973