Guadalupe College

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Guadalupe College in Seguin, Texas, was an educational institution for African Americans. It was established in 1884 and opened officially in 1887.[1] Its founding were largely through the efforts of William B. Ball, who would later serve as president. The school's first president was David Abner Jr., a position he served until 1905.[2] The school's main building was destroyed by a fire in 1936. A fundraising drive was called off in 1937 and the school largely ceased operations.[3]


  1. ^ Guadalupe College, Handbook of Texas Online
  2. ^ Glasrud, Bruce A. African Americans in South Texas History. Texas A&M University Press, 2011. p1835
  3. ^ Brawner, Anne (May 1980). Guadalupe College: A Case History in Negro Higher Education 1884-1936 (M.A.). Southwest Texas State University. pp. 76–78. Retrieved December 28, 2013.