Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Alice Royal Collection
MS 140  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (125.37 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
Alice Calbert Fauntleroy Royal (1923-2014) was born Alice Lucinda Calbert on January 15, 1923, in her grandparents’ home in Allensworth, California to William Riley Calbert and Sadie Hickerson Hackett Calbert. The Alice Royal Collection includes material assembled and donated to the African American Museum & Library at Oakland by Royal on the activities of family members Joseph W. Hickerson (1883-1971), Dorothy Hickerson Harris (1916-1989), and William E. Calbert (b. 1918).
Background
Alice Calbert Fauntleroy Royal (1923-2014) was born Alice Lucinda Calbert on January 15, 1923, in her grandparents’ home in Allensworth, California to William Riley Calbert (1879-1932) and Sadie Hickerson Hackett Calbert (1885-1987). The family farmed the San Joaquin valley outside Lemoore, California, while Royal attended primary education in the Allensworth school. In 1933 the family moved to Alameda, California, where her mother worked as a governess. Royal graduated from Haight School in 1936, and completed Alameda High School in 1940.
Extent
1 linear foot (2 boxes + 1 oversize box)
Restrictions
Permission to publish must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.
Availability
No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.