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Letter from Dr. James E. Shepard setting up a time to meet with Dr. John Hope Franklin.

Letter from Dr. John Hope Franklin to founder Dr. James E. Shepard regarding employment at North Carolina College for Negroes.

Letter from Dr. James E. Shepard making a final offer to work at North Carolina College for Negroes.

Letter noting Dr. John Hope Franklin’s possible job acceptance from Dr. James E. Shepard’s office.

Other Documents

Letter from Chancellor Albert Whiting informing Dr. John Hope Franklin of the recognition of the faculty and Board of Trustees to award him an honorary degree, Doctor of Humanities on May 16, 1982.

Dr. John Hope Franklin’s faculty record card, which was required of each faculty member.

A copy of the citation that was presented to Dr. John Hope Franklin by North Carolina Central University at the 1982 Commencement Exercises.

A copy of the honorary degree that was given to Dr. John Hope Franklin by North Carolina Central University in 1982

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