The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough, An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship.


Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough (1852–1926), formerly enslaved, who became the president of Wilberforce University (HBCU) and the first Black member of the Modern Language Association. Scarborough promoted Black literacy and higher education. Editor Michele Valerie Ronnick’s introduction contextualizes Scarborough’s autobiography through extensive notes and by exploring contemporary sources.


Description: The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough, An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship.

Detroit: Wayne State University Press, (2005). First Edition. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth. Half tone illustrations. Near Fine condition in a Very Good Dust jacket sunned along spine and upper back panel.

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Price: $35.00