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us: Southern University and A & M College


  • [chartered 1880]

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    • us: Louisiana. Southern University and A & M College
    • us: Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
    • us: Louisiana. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge.
    • us: Southern University and A and M College
    • us: Southern University (New Orleans, La.)
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Louisiana. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge.
  • Sources

    • found: Its College of Agriculture. The Annual progress report, 1980-1981: t.p. (Southern University and A & M College)
    • found: Southern University law review, Fall 1974: t.p. (Southern University and A & M College; Baton Rouge, La.)
    • found: LC man. auth. cd. (hdg: Louisiana. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College; earlier name: Southern University, founded in New Orleans; citations: Its Bulletin, v. 28, no. 1, Catalog ed.; Southern Univ. was chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana in the City of New Orleans Jan. 1880 [Louisiana, Acts, 1880, no. 87, sec. 1.: "There shall be established in the City of New Orleans a university for the education of persons of color, to be named and entitled the "Southern University"]. The Univ. was not successfully operated until 1883. By act of the Legislature in 1912, it was moved to Baton Rouge. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College was reorg. on Mar. 9, 1914 under Act 118 of the General Assembly. It is now located at Scotlandville, five miles north of Baton Rouge; it is a state university)
    • found: Southern University Website, Aug. 21, 1998 historical statement (Southern University was opened on March 7, 1881; Legislative Act 118 of 1912 authorized the closing and sale of Southern University of New Orleans and the reestablishment of the Univ. on a new site; "New" Southern Univ. was opened in Scotlandville, La. in 1914; 1977 SU Board of supervisors reorganized the system; Baton Rouge campus; New Orleans campus; and Shreveport campus) university page (Southern University and A & M College today is part of the only historically black Land Grant university system in the U.S.)
  • General Notes

    • [chartered 1880]
  • Change Notes

    • 1980-03-31: new
    • 2013-11-01: revised
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