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Catalog Number X.249.1
Title 1872 Hampton Institute diploma
Collection General Collection
Object Type Diploma
Date June 12, 1872
Description/Scope & Content June 12, 1872 Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute diploma, certifying that John Washington Williams "has completed, with credit, a three years course of instricution" and is "competent to teach a Primary, Graded or Grammar school." The diploma is signed by Geo[rge] Whipple, President of the Board of Trustees, and S[amuel] C[hapman] Armstrong, Principal. The image at the top of the diploma depicts Winona Hall on the Institute's campus; the image is signed "Kilburn Boston".
People Whipple, George
Williams, John Washington
Armstrong, Samuel Chapman, Gen.
Topics Hampton University/Institute/Normal School
Place Names Site--Hampton University
Structure--Winona Hall
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