College teachers, Black
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
These papers describe the work of Dr. Darwin T. Turner and his collections of writings by African American authors. These papers document his development of the African American World Studies Program, within the English Department at the University of Iowa.
Engineering professor, civil rights advocate, Dean of Academic Affairs, and Vice President of Student Services, at the University of Iowa. The papers cover 1932-1997, the bulk relates to his tenure as professor and dean. His speeches calling for fair housing are included.