Natchez Junior College

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

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