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Allen University Records, 1984-1997

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCL-MS-2015-15878

Documents relating to the accreditation of Allen University by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, including seven President's Reports to the Board of Trustees by Collie Coleman (1943-2008), who served Allen as president from 1984 until 1994, along with several other memos and reports.


  • 1984-01-01 - 1997-12-31

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for us.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Allen University Records must be obtained from the Director of the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, 910 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208.


0.33 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

Founded in 1870 in Augusta, Georgia and moved to Columbia in 1880, Allen University is one of the oldest historically black colleges in the United States.


Collection arranged in three series, "Collection information," "Presidents Report," and "Accreditation." Folders within each series are arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

This collection is held by the South Carolinina Library. Contact the library at 803-777-3132 or to inquire about scan-and-deliver options or to set up a research appointment. Please provide at least three business days’ notice for in-person appointments.

Repository Details

Part of the South Caroliniana Library Repository

910 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-5747 (Fax)

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