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J. Franklin Crowell papers, 1894. 

Crowell, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1857-1931.
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0.5 linear ft. ( 1 box)
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Biographical Note

Clergyman, economist. Columbia University Ph.D., 1897.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, questionnaires, and printed materials relating to a study of lynching conducted by Crowell. Included are letters from governors, elected and appointed officials, and others replying to inquiries from Crowell. There are more than 100 manuscripts and manuscript notes by Crowell, eleven completed questionnaires returned to him, approximately 150 newspaper clippings, and twelve printed items on the topic of lynching.