James Herbert Touchstone collection
Photographs from 1915 to 1979 documenting the personal and professional life of African American educator, scholar, scientist, and Clark College faculty member James Herbert Touchstone.
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James Herbert Touchstone (1889-1975), an educator, scholar, and scientist, Touchstone worked as a Professor of Chemistry, Greek, and Latin at Clark University. In addition to his teaching career at Clark University, he was a Professor of Chemistry and football coach at Rust College, Samuel Houston College, and Philander Smith College, where he also served as Academic Dean and Director of Summer School. Beyond his work as an educator, Touchstone was an active member of the Methodist Church. He served as a teacher, Trustee, Steward, Superintendent of Church School, and as Church Lay Leader. The images in this collection range from 1915-1979.
James Touchstone Collection, Atlanta University Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library