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Scholars Task Force Resources: Laws & Regents Resources

Board of Regents Minutes

State Laws and Constituting Documents

For those looking for state laws and statues regarding higher education and race, these clippings may be useful. 

Scans are provided here for quick historical reference, but if you use this information in your research be sure to cite the original publications.   Each scan includes the title page of the source; the General Laws of Texas and the Civil Statutes of the State of Texas are held in the general collection.

Prairie View State Normal School

On April 19,1879 the state legislature passed SB 301 "An Act to Provide for the Organization and Support of a Normal School for Colored Teachers".  

The first white students were admitted there in 1964.  

Some basic case details

Materials from Board of Regents