Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
On November 15, 1908 the New York Times carried the following: "Bassett - 146 Fulton St., Brooklyn, Nov. 14, Ebenezer D. Bassett." This nine word obituary comprises the eulogy for Ebanezer Don Carlos Bassett United States Minister Resident and Consul General to Haiti, 1869-1877; the first Negro appointed to a high diplomatic post in the United States.
Plante, Robert, "Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett, United States Minister to Haiti, 1869-1877" (1969). Student Work. 461.
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