“Dr. English Jones Dies After Extended Illness.” Carolina Indian Voice 21 May 1981: 1-2, 8. Rpt. in Carolina Indian Voice 20 Jan. 1983: 13A.
Jones, PSU’s first Indian president, died on May 18 (see entry 264, p. 82). The article reviews PSU’s growth during his 17-year administration; his work with the public schools and extension service before coming to PSU; his involvement with Harper’s Ferry Baptist Church; and the many honors he received. Note: A tribute to Jones, reprinted from the Robesonian, appeared in Congressional Record, 90th Cong., 1st Sess., 9 June 1981, pp. 11919-11920.