Professor Gates Gives The Gift of Literature

September 5, 2018

This fall AAAS Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has bestowed Spelman College with “the largest single donation of books given to a historically Black college or university.”  According to Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, “Spelman received nearly 14,000 volumes from Gates’ personal library. The collection will be housed in the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, where Spelman students and faculty can access the collection beginning November 1, 2018.”

For more on this story check out the article, “Spelman Receives Largest Single Donation of Books from Henry Louis Gates.”

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