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Photographer: Courtesy of the Shaw University Archives
Caption: Henry Martin Tupper
Additional Description: Henry Martin Tupper, founder and first president of Shaw University (1865-1893), was honorably discharged from the Union Army after serving for three years as a private and as a chaplain. On October 10, 1865, Dr. Tupper settled in Raleigh with his bride, Mrs. Sarah B. Tupper, and in December organized the class, which was to develop into Shaw University.
Submitted: June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Database Locator Identification Number: p112396
File Size: 0.014 Megabytes
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