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Minority Student Records at Oberlin College

1834-1972

 

"Summary of Negro Graduates of Oberlin College," 1844-1972

[The term "negro" is transcribed from the historical document, and was used by black and white students, faculty and staff in the 19th to mid-20th centuries.]

Note: Duplicates not counted in any of these figures

 

Year Men Women Total
1844 1 0 1
1845 1 0 1
1847 1 0 1
1849 2 0 2
1850 1 1 2
1853 0 1 1
1855 0 1 1
1856 1 4 5
1857 1 0 1
1858 1 0 1
1859 1 0 1
1860 2 2 4
1861 1 1 2
1862 1 1 2
1864 1 1 2
1865 3 3 6
1866 1 0 1
1867 1 1 2
1868 0 1 1
1869 1 0 1
1870 1 6 7
1871 0 1 1
1872 1 0 1
1873 1 0 1
1874 2 0 2
1875 1 1 2
1876 0 2 2
1877 3 1 4
1878 1 0 1
1879 1 1 2
1880 1 1 2
1881 1 0 1
1882 1 0 1
1883 3 1 4
1884 1 4 5
1885 0 0 0
1886 1 1 2
1887 1 0 1
1888 3 1 4
1889 2 3 5
1890 4 4 8
1891 2 3 5
1892 1 4 5
1893 3 2 5
1894 3 0 3
1895 4 0 4
1896 0 2 2
1897 3 1 4
1898 0 0 0
1899 1 0 1
1900 1 0 1
1901 3 2 5
1902 3 0 3
1903 3 2 5
1904 1 2 3
1905 1 1 1[2]
1906 5 2 7
1907 4 2 6
1908 3 3 6
1909 2 2 4
1910 5 1 6
1911 3 3 6
1912 4 2 7[6]
1913 3 2 5
1914 4 3 7
1915 3 1 4
1916 5 7 12
1917 3 2 5
1918 4 1 5
1919 0 3 3
1920 2 8 10
1921 1 3 4
1922 2 0 2
1923 0 6 6
1924 2 5 7
1925 2 0 2
1926 7 5 12
1927 5 1 6
1928 10 8 18
1929 5 7 12
1930 5 7 12
1931 3 4 7
1932 5 2 7
1933 5 7 12
1934 5 5 10
1935 5 3 8
1936 3 5 8
1937 14 2 16
1938 8 5 13
1939 9 1 10
1940 5 3 8
1941 10 3 13
1942 4 3 7
1943 5 6 11
1944 4 6 10
1945 4 4 8
1946 8 2 10
1947 5 5 10
1948 6 5 11
1949 11 5 16
1950 14 4 18
1951 11 3 14
1952 5 2 7
1953 6 3 9
1954 5 3 8
1955 7 9 16
1956 4 3 7
1957 5 5 10
1958 7 1 8
1959 7 1 8
1960 4 11 15
1961 3 8 11
1962 8 14 22
1963 7 4 11
1964 5 4 9
1965 6 6 12
1966 5 4 9
1967 3 1 4
Totals
(through 1967)
399 309 708
1968* 7 6 13
1969 15 10 25
1970 16 18 34
1971 14 19 33
1972 6 14 20

* Beginning in 1968 recipients of all degrees (A&S, Cons., & grad) counted in totals, not sure whether this was done previously but can find no separate listing.