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FRANCIS BUTLER SIMKINS (1897-1966) was a historian and a past president of the Southern Historical Association who made important contributions to the study of race relations. Born in Edgefield, South Carolina, Simkins received his B.A. from the University of South Carolina and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University. He spent most of his academic carreer at Longwood College in Farmville, Virginia.
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Here is an excellent essay written by Grady McWiney, one of his graduate students at LSU, shortly after the death of FB Simkins.
A memoir by Sarah Graydon McCrory on Francis Butler Simkins, January 9, 2002.
Here are some of the speaches given at FBS's funeral in 1966
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Amazon.com has compiled this bibliography for Prof. Simkins.