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Lincoln Academy, Kings Mountain, N.C. 1888 - 1955


  • African American Education collection contains documents and photographs related to African American education in North Carolina before 1950 drawn from the collections of the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum and the Division of Negro Education of the Department of Public Instruction record group in the custody of the State Archives of North Carolina.
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  • Lincoln Academy collection, 1915-1957 | Amistad Research Center. Scope and Contents: Includes photocopied correspondence, greeting cards, a photograph, and invitations pertaining to Lincoln Academy in Kings Mountain, North Carolina. Correspondence is largely from Walter Ricks to his then-fiance, Launard Ricks. Also included is a 1929 photograph of the family of Walter Edward Ricks. The collection also includes a hand script journal of reminiscences of Lincoln Academy and rural life in that area by Eula Wellmon Dunlap, which includes descriptions of medical remedies in the family.
  • American Missionary Association archives addenda, 1849-1991 | Amistad Research Center The 1969 addendum and later addenda to the American Missionary Association archives are mostly twentieth century in scope, covering two main subject areas. The first is the association's numerous schools. These are considered "field" records, or, the fruits of the Association's missionary work outside of its New York City office.  The Addendum is divided into three series: Series 1 covers field-related work, mainly the AMA schools; Series 2 covers projects that were run directly form the New York City headquarters, as well as documents both generated and collected by that office; Series 3 is oversized, bound financial ledgers from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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