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Brief sketch of the life and labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis; also an account of the founding and development of the Bettis Academy, by Alfred W. Nicholson.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Nicholson, Alfred William (1861-) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1913
Place: Trenton, S. C.
Publisher: The Author
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc B-Bettis
Physical Description
Extent: 92 p. illus., plates, 2 ports. (incl. front.) 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10806069
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e32d380-c61f-012f-d8cb-58d385a7bc34
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