#ThrowbackThursday: FSU History – Founding Fathers (9.25.2014)

Andrew Chesnutt | "FSU History: Founding Fathers" | Archives and Special Collections, Chesnutt Library, Fayetteville State University (9.25.2014)

Andrew Chesnutt

 

In a short letter written to a local author, an unknown member of the Andrew J. Chesnutt Family describes the beginnings of their father’s legacy in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The letter provides detail about his local business ventures, African American education in Cumberland County, North Carolina, and his eldest son Charles W. Chesnutt.

 Read more about Andrew Chesnutt and the letter on the Chesnutt Library Tumblr.

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