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Evelyn Jones Rich Papers

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Evelyn Jones Rich, was born in the 1930s in Philadelphia, PA. She enrolled at Bryn Mawr College in 1950, becoming one of the first Black residential students of the institution. While at Bryn Mawr, she was very active in student organizations like Students for Democratic Action. In 1954, she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, and continued her education at Hunter College where she received a Master's Degree in Social Studies. Rich later attended Columbia University where she earned a Master's Degree in Philosophy and Ph.D. in African History and Education. She also obtained a Certificate in Business at New York University. Her first job was in 1962 as a Social Studies teacher in the New York Public School System. She later became Director of the School Services Division of the African-American Institute, Principal of Andrew Jackson High School, Associate Dean at Hunter College, and the Executive Director of Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation. In 1993, she opened a consulting firm Rich Solutions, and became President of the Labor Arts, which is a virtual web museum which celebrates the artistic and cultural heritage of the labor movement and working people. In 2006, Rich became Executive Director of the NYC Americans for Democratic Action.

This collection includes letters, articles, budgets and general about Evelyn Rich's various causes and organizations. While she was affiliated with many groups, the majority of this collection focuses on her work with Lincoln House Outreach, the African American Institute, and the New York City Public School District. For more information about Rich's work with CORE and Americans for Democratic Action, please see: http://www.core-online.org/, http://www.adaction.org/

Gift of Evelyn Jones Rich.

The collection was donated to Bryn Mawr College by Evelyn Jones Rich in 2012.

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Bryn Mawr College
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for use.

Use Restrictions

The Evelyn Jones Rich Papers are the physical property of Bryn Mawr College Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the aurthor or her heirs and assigns.

Collection Inventory

COBW - general.
Box 1 Folder 1
COBW - correspondence.
Box 1 Folder 2
COBW - general 1996-1999.
Box 1 Folder 3
COBW - general 2000-2005.
Box 1 Folder 4
COBW - voter registration.
Box 1 Folder 5

CORE - general.
Box 1 Folder 6
CORE - reunion 1999.
Box 1 Folder 7

EPP - general.
Box 1 Folder 8
EPP - 1994-1995.
Box 1 Folder 9
EPP - 1996.
Box 1 Folder 10

LHO - general.
Box 1 Folder 11
LHO - general 1990s.
Box 1 Folder 12
LHO - general 2000s.
Box 1 Folder 13
LHO - budget.
Box 1 Folder 14
LHO - house senior exemption.
Box 1 Folder 15
LHO & DOROT.
Box 1 Folder 16
LHO - intergenerational program.
Box 1 Folder 17
LHO - dawn until dusk.
Box 1 Folder 18
LHO - grants.
Box 1 Folder 19
LHO - dated correspondence.
Box 1 Folder 20
LHO - general correspondence.
Box 1 Folder 21
LHO - resources.
Box 1 Folder 22
LHO - survey.
Box 1 Folder 23

NORC - general.
Box 1 Folder 24
NORC - hearings and testimonies.
Box 1 Folder 25

Students for Democratic Action.
Box 1 Folder 26
National Student Association.
Box 1 Folder 26
Americans for Democratic Action.
Box 1 Folder 26

NYCS.
Box 1 Folder 27

Instutute for Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly.
Box 1 Folder 28

NYC Transit.
Box 1 Folder 29

SRO.
Box 1 Folder 30

SAT - general.
Box 1 Folder 31
SAT - finances.
Box 1 Folder 32
SAT - resources general.
Box 1 Folder 33
SAT - resources articles.
Box 1 Folder 34
SAT.
Box 1 Folder 35

The Africa Fund.
Box 1 Folder 36
Africa Notes.
Box 1 Folder 37

City of New York Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Box 2 Folder 1

AAI -reports.
Box 2 Folder 2
AAI - 1967-1971.
Box 2 Folder 3
AAI - 1917-1974.
Box 2 Folder 4
AAI - 1974-1976.
Box 2 Folder 5
AAI - correspondence.
Box 2 Folder 6
AAI - report 1990.
Box 2 Folder 7
AAI - publications.
Box 2 Folder 8
AAI - Africa in reading curriculum.
Box 2 Folder 9
AAI - Africa in curriculum.
Box 2 Folder 10
AAI - publication: chapter 1.
Box 2 Folder 11
AAI - publication: chapter 3.
Box 2 Folder 12
AAI - publication: chapter 4.
Box 2 Folder 13
AAI - publication: chapter 5.
Box 2 Folder 14
AAI - publication: chapter 6.
Box 2 Folder 15

AJHS - Friefeld legal.
Box 2 Folder 16
AJHS - general.
Box 2 Folder 17
AJHS - report.
Box 2 Folder 18

BOE - fiscal material.
Box 2 Folder 19

HCES - summer directory.
Box 2 Folder 20
HCES.
Box 2 Folder 21
Hunter College Campus Schools.
Box 2 Folder 22
Hunter College High School.
Box 2 Folder 23
HCCS - program for the talented/gifted.
Box 2 Folder 24

FACDIS - summer institute.
Box 2 Folder 25

Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation.
Box 2 Folder 26

Bryn Mawr College.
Box 2 Folder 27
Personal.
Box 2 Folder 28
Writings.
Box 2 Folder 29
Dissertation.
Box 2 Folder 30
Manuscript: History of Vorhees College: ch.1.
Box 2 Folder 31
Manuscript: History of Vorhees College: ch. 2.
Box 2 Folder 32
Manuscript: History of Vorhees College: ch. 3.
Box 2 Folder 33
Manucsript: History of Vorhees College: ch. 4.
Box 2 Folder 34
Manuscript: History of Vorhees College: ch. 5.
Box 2 Folder 35
Manuscript: History of Vorhees College: ch. 6.
Box 2 Folder 36
Hilda Howland Mason Thesis.
Box 2 Folder 37
Speeches.
Box 2 Folder 38
Correspondence NYT.
Box 2 Folder 39
Fullbright - Hays Award.
Box 2 Folder 40
Personal Events and Programs.
Box 2 Folder 41
Miscellaneous.
Box 2 Folder 42
Miscellaneous Tapes.

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