Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Guide to the Lawrence P. Crouchett Papers
MS 7  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (107.26 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Table of contents What's This?

Collection Contents



Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Consists of pamphlets, correspondence, and a photograph which provide biographical information about Crouchett.


Arranged by format and thereafter by date.
Box 1:1

Pamphlets 1972-1993

Box 1:2

Correspondence 1967-1978

Box 1:3

Photograph of Crouchett undated


Diablo Valley College

Physical Description: 9 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Contains memos, correspondence, programs, and articles relating to Crouchett's tenure as Director of the this office in the 1970s and early 1980s, and class syllabi, handbooks, and teaching guides related to Crouchett's instruction.


Sub-series I. Office of Special Programs and Services Sub-series II. Teaching Activities

Office of Special Programs and Services

Box 1:4

Memoranda and correspondence 1971-1979

Box 1:5

Affirmative action reports and workshops 1972

Box 1:6

Artist-in-residence program 1977-1978

Box 1:7

Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs 1980

Box 1:8

Conferences and programs for minorities 1971-1973

Box 1:9

Consulting project, Philips Academy 1977


Teaching Activities

Box 1:10

Class syllabi undated

Box 1:11

Public speaking handbook grades 7-12: a course for summer sessions or unit for English classes 1961

Box 1:12

Teaching guide, Stockton USD, A study of the Negro in the historical development of the United States (biographical and topical approach) 1968


Research files

Physical Description: 23 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Sub-series I writings consists of drafts and final copies of articles Crouchett prepared for journals, as well as bibliographies, transcripts of speeches, and a script. Sub-series II notes contains files of articles, bibliographies, and handwritten notes Crouchett compiled while doing historical research.


Sub-series I. Writings Sub-series II. Notes


Box 2:1-2

Biographical articles for Boule Journal 1980-1987

Box 2:3

Draft, Early years of intellectual life among Black Oaklanders: a general overview undated

Box 2:4

Education essays 1969

Box 2:5

Ethnic studies essays 1974 and undated

Box 2:6

Race relation essays undated

Box 2:7

Bibliography: the Negro in U.S. history 1964-1965

Box 2:8-9

Bibliography: Afro-American history, culture, and education 1970

Box 2:10

Script, Life and Times of Louise Alce Gailbreath Johnson 1987

Box 2:11

Speeches 1969-1976


Research notes

Box 2:12-13

A.M.E. churches 1909-1990

Box 3:1

Baptist churches 1987

Box 3:2

Black maritime history 1983

Box 3:3-4

Blacks in Oakland, California circa 1987

Box 3:5

Blacks in politics undated

Box 3:6

Education undated

Box 3:7

Education and integration undated

Box 3:8

Women undated

Box 3:9

Assorted notes undated


Museum activities

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Consists of one file of pamphlets, clippings, and notes relating to the design and preparation of the "Vision Toward Tomorrow" exhibit at the Oakland Museum in 1988.


Arranged chronologically.
Box 3:10

Visions of Tomorrow exhibit 1988-1989