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R. Oscar Frost Papers


R. Oscar Frost (1883-1980) was an African-American citizen of prominence in Currituck County. Mr. Frost was employed as a school teacher in Currituck County in the early part of the 20th Century and lobbied for improvements to schools for black students. The Robert Oscar Frost papers consist of documents related to Currituck County's early black schools, personal financial records such as cancelled checks and receipts, insurance papers and correspondence. There are also items relating to the Knights of Pythias, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Frost's work at the Hampton Institute (Hampton, Virginia) and personal papers from the Frost and Wilson (Mrs. Frost's maiden name) families (Curritu ... (more below)

Title

R. Oscar Frost Papers

Collection Number

PC.5023

Date(s)

1895-1960 and undated

Box 1
Language

English

Physical Description
Cubic feet
0.50
Abstract

R. Oscar Frost (1883-1980) was an African-American citizen of prominence in Currituck County. Mr. Frost was employed as a school teacher in Currituck County in the early part of the 20th Century and lobbied for improvements to schools for black students. The Robert Oscar Frost papers consist of documents related to Currituck County's early black schools, personal financial records such as cancelled checks and receipts, insurance papers and correspondence. There are also items relating to the Knights of Pythias, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Frost's work at the Hampton Institute (Hampton, Virginia) and personal papers from the Frost and Wilson (Mrs. Frost's maiden name) families (Currituck County, N.C.).

Physical Location

2F6

Creator

Frost, Robert Oscar

Repository

Outer Banks History Center


The R. Oscar Frost papers are arranged by subject.


Available for research.


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Processed by Sarah S. Downing, 1997.

Encoded by Christine A. Dumoulin, December 2007.


R. Oscar Frost (1883-1980) was an African-American citizen of prominence in Currituck County. Mr. Frost was employed as a school teacher in Currituck County in the early part of the 20th Century and lobbied for improvements to schools for black students.


Formerly classified as 33MSS-23.


[Identification of item], PC.5023, R. Oscar Frost Papers, Outer Banks History Center, Manteo, N.C., U.S.A.


Donated by Larry Sanderlin, October 2006.


The Robert Oscar Frost papers consist of documents related to Currituck County's early black schools, personal financial records such as cancelled checks and receipts, insurance papers and correspondence. There are also items relating to the Knights of Pythias, Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Frost's work at the Hampton Institute (Hampton, Virginia) and personal papers from the Frost and Wilson (Mrs. Frost's maiden name) families (Currituck County, N.C.).


  • Frost, Emma Wilson
  • Frost, Harriet
  • Frost, Robert Oscar
  • Wescott, Maggie
  • Wilson, Clara
  • Wilson, Florence
  • Wilson, Jerome
  • Frost family
  • Wilson family
  • Grand United Order of Odd Fellows
  • Hampton Institute
  • Knights of Pythias
  • African Americans--Education--North Carolina
  • Teachers--North Carolina
  • Currituck County (N.C.)