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Wallace Van Jackson

African-American librarian


Why is this person notable and influential?

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Wallace Van Jackson was an American librarian and civil rights activist. He was the director of several academic libraries over his career and was respected for developing collections that promoted the history of African Americans; he was also instrumental in creating reference services and building library collections for multiple libraries in Africa. Van Jackson was part of a group that successfully challenged voter discrimination against African Americans in 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Texas Southern University


Hampton University

Historically black university in Virginia

Virginia Union University

Private university in Richmond, Virginia

University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Virginia State University

College in Virginia, United States

Mary Holmes College

Coeducational, historically black college founded to educate young black women

University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#403431 World Rank
#416527 World Rank
#646149 World Rank
Computer Science
#1205282 World Rank
#1379892 World Rank
#2330030 World Rank