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Archives & Manuscripts Department: Buildings

Founders' of Southern University

Persons whose names are listed in this category represent persons selected by President Joseph Samuel Clark before the school opened its session on March 9, 1914.  They accepted positions duly offered them by the secretary of the Board of Trustees (B. C. Caldwell), upon the recommendation of President Joseph S. Clark.

The dormant institution (Southern University) opened on March 9, 1914 on the Kernan place.

Southern University and A&M College observes Founders' Day on March 9th.