Natchez Junior College

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Booker T. Washington at Natchez College, October 7, 1908

Natchez Junior College, formerly Natchez College, was a private historically black college and later junior college opened in 1884 and closed in 1989, located in Natchez, Mississippi, United States.[1][2]

Natchez College was formed in 1884 by an effort of the Baptist State Missionary Convention led by George W. Gayles.[3] The school was initially called Natchez College and stopped giving bachelor's degrees and became a junior college in the 1960s.

List of presidents[edit]

  • J. R. Buck (1904)[4]
  • Samuel Henry Clay Owen (1910–1929)[5]

List of alumni[edit]


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