MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS (A-C)



Author:        Adams, Cato Wesley, 1889-1988.
Title:         Papers, 1902-1990.
Description:   0.5 linear ft.
Notes:         Afro-American educator, school principal, and athletic
                  coach at Armstrong High School, Washington, D.C.
               Chiefly photographs, together with programs,
                  pamphlets, clippings, and biographical materials,
                  relating primarily to Adams's career at Armstrong
                  High School and his involvement in civic and
                  educational organizations. Includes numerous
                  photographs of student classes and sports teams at
                  Armstrong High School (1902-1943).
               Gifts of Ella Edwards, 1986.
Subjects:      Afro-American school principals -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
               Afro-American students -- Washington (D.C.) -- Photographs.
               Afro-American teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
               Afro-Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- Washington (D.C.)
               Armstrong High School (Washington, D.C.)
               Coaches (Athletics) -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
               Photographs. lcsh
               School sports -- Coaching -- Washington (D.C.)
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC Number:  DCLV96-A909


Author:        Aggrey, J.E. Kwegyir, 1878-1927 
Title:         Papers, 1890-1981
Description:   9 linear ft. 
Notes:         Afro-American educator, clergyman, and scholar born in Ghana. 
                 Personal papers, correspondence, writings, biographical 
                 materials, publications concerning Africa, and photographs 
                 relating to Aggrey's activities in North Carolina, New York, 
                 and Africa on behalf of education for African blacks and; 
                 Afro-Americans, and racial harmony. Includes materials about 
                 the Prince of Wales College and School (later the Achimota 
                 School) in Ghana, which Aggrey helped to establish, and 
                 studies on education in Africa conducted under the auspices 
                 of the Phelps-Stokes Fund; together with information about 
                 the career of Aggrey's wife, educator Rose Douglass Aggrey.
               Gifts of Abna Aggrey Lancaster, Rosebud Douglass Aggrey, 
                 O. Rudolph Aggrey
Subjects:      Afro-American clergy. lcsh 
               Afro-American teachers. lcsh
               Afro-Americans -- Education
               Aggrey, Rose Douglass
               Blacks -- Education -- Africa
               Blacks -- Education -- Ghana
               Phelps-Stokes Fund
               Prince of Wales College and School (Achimota, Ghana)
               United States -- Race relations
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:  4.72.131
NUCMC Number:  DCLV96-A502


Author:      Allen, Maryrose Reeves
             Papers, 1899-1992
Description: 12 linear ft. 
Notes:       Educator and administrator. Documents Allen's schooling and 
               teaching in the fields of physical education and health. 
               School notes from The Sargent School of Physical Education 
               for Women and teaching materials from Howard University and 
               Hampton Institute comprise most of the papers. Also contains 
               photographs documenting Allen's life and Howard University 
               activities.
Subjects:    Anatomy; Study and teaching
             Beauty, Personal; Study and teaching
             Boston University; Curricula 
             Boston University; Sargent School of Physical Education for Women
             Boston University; Students; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
             Dancing; Study and teaching Educators; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
             Hampton Institute; Faculty; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
             Howard University; Athletics
             Howard University; Curricula
             Howard University; Photographs
             Howard University; Physical Education for Women Department; 
Allen, Maryrose Reeves, head Hygiene; Study and teaching 
             Photographs; Athletics; Howard University Photographs; Howard University
Location:    Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.158
NUCMC Number:    DCLV96-A739


           
Author:       Anderson, Marian, 1902-1993
Title:        Papers, 1939-1943 
Description:  1.5 linear ft. 
Notes:        Singer.  Consists of copies of clippings relating to Anderson and 
                the Daughters of the American Revolution controversy.  Also contains
                correspondence, speeches, petitions, lists, and reports arising
                out of the activities of the Marian Anderson Citizens Committee.
Subjects:     Bethune, Mary McLeod Citizens' associations;
              Conductors (music); Stokowski, Leopold
              Daughters of the American Revolution; Relating to Daughters of the 
                American Revolution; Race relations
              Daughters of the American Revolution; Washington, D.C.
              Hepburn, Katharine
              Holidays; Easter
              Howard University; Music School
              Marian Anderson Citizens Committee, Washington, D.C.
              Race discrimination Race relations; Washington, D.C. 
              Roosevelt, Eleanor 
              Singers
              Singers; Anderson, Marian 
              Stokowski, Leopold 
              Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations; Marian Anderson 
                Citizens Committee 
              Washington, D.C.; Race relations 
Location:     Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.1 
NUCMC Number:    MS 62-4295

Author:        Shipp, Jesse, 1859-1934.
Title:         Anne Cooke collection of theater materials, 
                 ca. 1920-ca. 1931.
Description:   .5 linear ft. 
Notes:         Afro-American actor and playwright. Gift of Dr. Anne Cooke Reid, 
                 1957.  Theater materials belonging to Shipp, a noted Negro actor 
                 and playwright.  Includes correspondence, scripts of plays, 
                 broadsides, and a program.  Includes scripts (typescripts and 
                 holographs) of the following plays:  "Dr. Herb's Discovery," 
                 "Psycho Gaserino, "S.S. Hotel," "Manicures Masquerade" 
                 and "In Dahomey;" a program of the First Negro Dance Recital 
                 (Guy and Winfield) and engraved letterhead of Williams and Walker 
                 from "Abyssinia."
Subjects:      Afro-American actors. lcsh 
               Afro-American dramatists. lcsh
               Afro-American theater.
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.23 
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A380 


Author:        Auzenne, Gustav, 1898-1971
Title:         Gustav Auzenne's Frilot Cove, Louisiana collection, 1929-1945.
Description:   30 items. 
Notes:         Photocopies of original letters in private hands. Letters (29 items)
                 bound in a volume dated Dec. 25, 1945 concerned with a project to 
                 erect a Catholic church in Frilot Cove, St. Landry Parish, 
                 Louisiana.  Howard University professor. Correspondents include 
                 Pope Pius XII.  Includes a printed narrative by Auzenne about 
                 Frilot Cove.
Subjects       Catholic Church -- Louisiana -- Frilot Cove. 
               Frilot Cove (La.) 
               St. Landry Parish (La.) 
Other authors: Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958. 
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.2 
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A323 


Author:         Balloch, George W., Gen., 1825-1907
Title:          Papers, 1865-1902 
Description:    .5 linear ft. 
Notes:          Trustee, first Treasurer of Howard University, and official of the 
                   Freedmen's Bureau.  Correspondence, photographs, printed 
                   material, and financial papers of Howard University.  Includes 
                   holographic account book pertaining to Howard University and 
                   the Freedmen's Bureau from 1867 to 1872.
                Gift of Stanley Balloch Safford, 1965. 
Subjects:       Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington (D.C.)
                Army officers; Balloch, George Williamson 
                Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. 
                Freedmen's Bureau; Balloch, George Williamson, chief disbursing 
                  officer
                Howard University; Finance 
                Howard University; Trustees; Balloch, George W.
                Real property; Washington, D.C.; Howard University 
                Veterans; Civil War, 1861-1865 
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.3
Control No.:      DCLV96-A324

Author:         Beecher family.
Title:          Papers, 1832-1888.
Description:    0.5 linear ft. 
Notes:          Xerographic copies of original papers in private hands. 
                  Afro-American residents of Hamilton, Ind.  Chiefly correspondence
                  of the family of Truman A. Beecher (1837-1922), and his wife, 
                  Statira Brown Beecher (1840-1901); together with financial records, 
                  deeds, poems, clippings, and other papers. 
Subjects:       Afro-American families -- Indiana -- Hamilton.
                Hamilton (Ind.)
Other authors:  Beecher, Statira Brown, 1840-1901.
                Beecher, Truman A., 1837-1922.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche #:   4.72.4 
NUCMC Number:   DCLV96-A169 


Author:         Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
Title:          Records, 1895-1913 
Description:    .5 linear ft. 
Notes:          Includes minutes, histories of the Association, programs and notices 
                   of meetings, resolutions, appeals, and clippings.  See also 
                   Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Records.
                Purchased from Bertha Lomack, 1955-56. 
Subjects:       Cromwell, John Wesley, Sr. 
                Historical societies; Washington, D.C. 
                History; Societies; Washington, D.C.
                Literary societies; Washington, D.C. 
                Washington, D.C.; Churches; Union Bethel African Methodist 
                   Episcopal Church 
                Washington, D.C.; History; Societies 
                Washington, D.C.; Organizations and societies 
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche#:       4.72.5 
NUCMC Number:      MS 62-4292 


Author:          Blackburn family.
Title:           Papers, 1849-1937.
Description:     .25 linear ft. 
Notes:           Chiefly biographical materials relating to John R. Blackburn 
                   (1841-1927), a noted Afro-American educator born a slave 
                   in Essex County, Va.  Includes correspondence, financial 
                   records, deeds of emancipation, photographs, and clippings 
                   concerning the Blackburn family.
Subjects:        Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
                 Afro-American families.
                 Autobiographies. lcsh 
                 Blackburn, John R., 1841-1927.
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.132 
NUCMC Number:       DCLV96-A320 


Author:          Bragg, George Freeman, 1863-1940
Title:           Papers, 1889-1930 
Description:     .5 linear ft.
Notes:           Minister, author.  Contains letters, including two from Theodore 
                   Holly, and a scrapbook of clippings about religious,
                   political, and historical events.
Subjects:        Freeman Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; South Carolina
                 Holly, Theodore Maryland; Governors; Ritchie, Albert Cabell
                 Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Bragg, George 
                 Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; Virginia Race relations
                 Richardson, C. Herbert 
                 Ritchie, Albert Cabell
                 Slavery in the United States
                 South Carolina; Politics Virginia; Politics
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche#:       4.72.6 


Author:          Daniel, Sadie Iola, collector.
Title:           Mary E. Branch collection, July 1909-May 3, 1948
Description:     .5 linear ft. 
Notes:           Biographical material, correspondence, and typescript addresses 
                   concerning Mary E. Branch, an Afro-American educator who became
                   the first woman president of Tillotson College, Austin, Texas. 
                   Includes information about the history of the college.
Subjects:        Afro-American college presidents -- Texas -- Austin. lcsh  
                 Afro-American universities and colleges -- Texas -- Austin.
                 Branch, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1882-1944. 
                 Tillotson College. 
                 Women college presidents -- Texas -- Austin. lcsh 
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.) 
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.7 
NUCMC Number:       DCLV96-A343 


Author:           Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939
Title:            Papers, 1917-1936
Description:      .5 linear ft.
Notes:            Professor of English and writer on black American literary and 
                    social history.  Chiefly notes, clippings, and printed matter 
                    relating to Brawley's research interests; together with 
                    correspondence, writings, and other papers.  Includes ms. 
                    biography of his father, Edward McKnight Brawley (1851-1923),
                    Baptist clergyman, missionary, and educator; and ms. of the 
                    Seven Sleepers and other poems.
                  Gift.
Subjects:         Baptists; Blacks
                  Blacks; Churches and religious affairs; Baptist 
                  Blacks; Cultural affairs; Literature and literary affairs
                  Blacks; Social history
                  Brawley, Edward McKnight, 1851-1923 
                  English language and literature; Teachers and teaching; 
                    20th century; 1910 and after
                  History; Articles, lectures, notes, etc.
                  Literature and literary affairs; Blacks 
                  Seven Sleepers (Legend)
                  Teachers and teaching; English 
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.8 
NUCMC Number:       MS 83-1222 


Author:           Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898
Title:            Papers, 1870-1891 
Description:      2.5 linear ft.
Notes:            U.S. Senator from Mississippi (1874-1880).  Consists of 
                    research notes, a bibliography, and other documents 
                    used by Sadie Daniel St. Clair to write a dissertation 
                    about Bruce.  Includes correspondence with Bruce's family, 
                    constituents and political allies of the State of Mississippi, 
                    and letters in support of candidates for appointments and 
                    pensions.  Among the well known names are James Hill, John R. 
                    Lynch, P. B. S. Pinchback, and J. J. Spelman.  Also contains 
                    information about the Plummer Family (1787-1852).
Subjects:         Hill, James, Secretary of State of Mississippi
                  Howard University; Trustees; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
                  Lynch, John Roy, 1847-1939 
                  Mississippi; Civil War; Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
                  Mississippi; Politics Mississippi; Senators; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
                  Pinchback, P. B. S. (Pinckney Benton Stewart), 1837-1921
                  Plummer family 
                  Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
                  Reconstruction;(Post-Civil War period); Mississippi Republican 
                     Party; National conventions; 1880
                  Southern states; Civil War; Reconstruction Senators; 
                     Bruce, Blanche Kelso (Mississippi)
                  Spelman, J. J.
                  St. Clair, Sadie Daniel
                  Washington, Booker Taliaferro; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.9 
NUCMC Number:       MS 62-4248 


Author:           Bruce, Roscoe Conklin, Sr. 1879-1950
Title:            Papers, 1897-1924
Description:      2 linear ft.
Notes:            Educator.  Contains personal correspondence between Roscoe 
                    C. Bruce and members of his family, including his father, 
                    Senator Blanche K. Bruce; his mother, Josephine B. Bruce; 
                    his wife, Clara Burrill Bruce; and his son, Roscoe C. Bruce, 
                    Jr.  Includes letters and clippings relating to his term as 
                    Assistant Superintendent of the D.C. Public Schools, and 
                    financial papers relating to the management of the Blanche 
                    K. Bruce plantation in Mississippi and Kelso Farm in 
                    Washington, D.C.  Also includes clippings relating to the 
                    controversy arising from the barring of Roscoe C. Bruce, Jr., 
                    from the freshman dormitory at Harvard University because of 
                    his color, 1923.  Non-family correspondents include W.E.B. 
                    DuBois and Carter G. Woodson.
                  Purchased from Martha A. Smoot, Washington, D.C., 1954.
Subjects:         Bruce, Blanche (Blanche Kelso), 1841-1898 
                  Bruce, Clara Burrill
                  Bruce, Josephine B.
                  Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Jr. 
                  Bruce family 
                  Colleges and universities; Race relations; Integration and 
                    segregation
                  Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963; 
                    As correspondent
                  Educators; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr. 
                  Farms and farming; 19th and 20th centuries; Washington, D.C.
                  Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; Racial discrimination
                  Integration and segregation, Racial; Education
                  Kelso Farm, Washington, D.C.
                  Mississippi; Business, industry and trade; Agriculture; 
                    Plantations
                  Mississippi; Politics; Papers of persons active in; 
                    19th century
                  Plantations; Business affairs; Mississippi Plantations; 
                    Mississippi
                  Public schools; Washington, D.C.
                  Race discrimination; Harvard University Race relations; 
                    Harvard University
                  Real property; Mississippi Real property; Washington, D.C.
                  School superintendents and principals; Washington, D.C.
                  Tuskegee Institute; Faculty; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr.
                  Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Agriculture; 
                    Farms and farming
                  Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
                  Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr., 
                    assistant superintendent
                  Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.10
NUCMC Number:       MS 83-1223 


Author:            Burch, Charles Eaton, 1891-1948 
Title:             Papers, 1913-1948 (bulk 1936-1948)
Description:       2 linear ft.
Notes:             Educator, author, school administrator.  Chairman of the 
                     English Dept. at Howard University.  Biographical materials, 
                     correspondence, writings and research notes concerning Daniel 
                     Defoe, miscellaneous printed matter, clippings, and photographs. 
                     Correspondents include Henry C. Hutchins, John Robert Moore, 
                     William Grant Still and Verna Arvey Still.
                   Received from Hepburn Carver, 1952.
                   Burch's extensive library of eighteenth century English 
                     literature is housed in Howard University's Founders 
                     Library.
Subjects:          Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
                   College teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                   Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. 
                   Howard University. Dept. of English.
Other authors:     Arvey, Verna, 1910- , correspondent.
                   Hutchins, Henry Clinton, b. 1889, correspondent.
                   Moore, John Robert, 1890-1973 correspondent.
                   Still, William Grant, 1895- , correspondent. 
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.11 
NUCMC Number:        DCLV96-A337 


Author:             Burge, R. Louise, 1908-1986
Title:              Papers, ca. 1930-1986.
Description:        8 linear ft. 
Notes:              Contralto vocalist and music faculty member at Howard 
                      University.  Personal and family papers, correspondence, 
                      biographical materials, organizational files, teaching 
                      materials, programs and newsclippings, writings, printed 
                      matter, photographs, and sheet music, relating chiefly 
                      to Burge's career and her interest in Afro-American music. 
                      Includes materials relating to the National Association of 
                      Negro Musicians, National Association of the Teachers of 
                      Singing, and Burge's friend and colleague, Camille Nickerson.
                    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Shephard Burge, 1986.
Subjects:           Afro-American choral conductors -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                    Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                    Afro-American singers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh 
                    Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                    Afro-Americans -- Music.
                    Contraltos -- United States. lcsh
                    Howard University -- Faculty.
                    Sheet music. aat
Other authors:      National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.)
                    National Association of Teachers of Singing (U.S.)
                    Nickerson, Camille.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:              DCLV96-A912 


Author:             Bustill-Bowser-Asbury Family
Title:              Bustill-Bowser-Asbury collection, 1732-1941 (bulk 1840-1926).
Description:        3.5 linear ft. 
Notes:              Genealogical, biographical, legal, and commemorative items, 
                      as well as photographs and memorabilia, belonging 
                      to Bustill, Bowser, and Asbury family members.  Includes 
                      material concerning Cyrus Bustill, a founder of the African
                      Free Society and member of the St. Thomas Free African Church 
                      in Philadelphia; the artist David Bustill Bowser; and John 
                      Cornelius Asbury, prominent Philadelphia lawyer, civil rights 
                      activist, and community leader.
Subjects:           African Free Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)
                    Afro-American artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. lcsh
                    Afro-American civil rights workers -- Pennsylvania -- 
                      Philadelphia. lcsh 
                    Afro-American families -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
                    Afro-American lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. lcsh
                    Asbury, John Cornelius, 1862-1941.
                    Asbury family.
                    Bowser family.
                    Bustill, Cyrus, 1732-1806.
                    Bustill family
                    Bowser, David Bustill, 1820-1900. 
                    St. Thomas' Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:         4.72.12 
NUCMC #:              DCLV96-A325 


Author:             Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962
Title:              Papers, 1915-1959 
Description:        22 linear ft. 
Notes:              Afro-American educator and administrator at Fisk University, 
                      and civil servant at the U.S. Office of Education.  Family
                      and personal papers, correspondence, speeches and writings
                      by Caliver and others, teaching materials, background 
                      material and notes from surveys on Afro-American education 
                      conducted by Caliver at the U.S. Office of Education, radio 
                      programs produced by the U.S. Office of Education, materials 
                      relating to Caliver's publication The National Educational 
                      Outlook Among Negroes, documents concerning organizations
                      with which Caliver was affiliated, and photographs.  Includes 
                      documents relating to the Adult Education Association, the
                      National Association of Collegiate Deans and Registrars, the 
                      National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education 
                      of Negroes (directed by Caliver in 1934), and the Tennessee
                      Colored Anti-Tuberculosis Society.
                    Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Otto, 1986.
Subjects:           Adult education -- United States.
                    Adult Education Association.
                    Afro-American college administrators -- Tennessee -- 
                      Nashville. lcsh 
                    Afro-American college teachers -- Tennessee -- Nashville. lcsh 
                    Afro-Americans -- Education.
                    Afro-Americans -- Medical care -- Tennessee.
                    Fisk University.
                    National Association of Collegiate Deans and Registrars in
                       Negro Schools (U.S.)
                    National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education 
                       of Negroes (1934: Washington, D.C.)
                    Radio scripts. lcsh
                    Tennessee Colored Anti-Tuberculosis Society.
                    United States. Office of Education.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:               DCLV96-A740 


Author:             Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975
Title:              Papers, 1861-1977
Description:        36 linear ft.
Notes:              Social worker and collector of black Americana relating to 
                      the arts and culture.  Family and personal papers, 
                      correspondence, audiotapes, programs and brochures, 
                      news articles, photographs, photo albums, slides, 
                      and scrapbooks.  Includes substantial material by 
                      and about W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Alain 
                      Locke, and James Mitchell. Also includes materials 
                      documenting the activities and achievements of Afro-
                      Americans in art, dance, literature, music, and the 
                      stage, as well as information about African and Caribbean 
                      culture, various black organizations, and black history.  
                      Major correspondents include Amiri Baraka, Harold Jackman, 
                      and Carl Van Vechten.  Gift of C. Glenn Carrington.  
                      Broadsides and posters are located in the repository's 
                      Prints and Photographs Department. 
Subjects:           Afro-American actors.
                    Afro-American artists.
                    Afro-American arts.
                    Afro-American authors. 
                    Afro-American dance.
                    Afro-American musicians.
                    Afro-Americans -- Collectibles.
                    Afro-Americans -- History.
                    Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
                    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1866-1963.
                    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. 
                    Jackman, Harold, 1901-1961.
                    Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1866-1954.
                    Mitchell, James, 1933-
                    Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS #:                4.72.133 
NUCMC#:                DCLV96-A353

>Author:            Carter, Art, 1911-1988
Title:              Papers, 1932-1988
Description:        22 linear ft.
Notes:              Afro-American journalist, sports reporter, and managing 
                      editor of the Afro-American Newspapers; b. Arthur 
                      materials relating to the Afro-American Newspapers, 
                      documents concerning Afro-American baseball, the 
                      Afro-American press, and organizations with which 
                      Carter was affiliated, files on sports, programs, 
                      tickets, photographs, and memorabilia.  Includes 
                      materials relating to Carter's activities at the 
                      Washington Afro-American newspaper, the
                      Capital Press Club, and the National Newspaper Publishers 
                      Association, and to his activities as a war correspondent
                      during World War II, reporting about Afro-American troops
                      in North Africa and Italy. 
Subjects:           Afro-American athletes.
                    Afro-American baseball players.
                    Afro-American journalists -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                    Afro-American Newspapers.
                    Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Newspapers.
                    Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry.
                    Army -- Afro-American troops.
                    Capital Press Club.
                    National Newspaper Publishers Association (U.S.)
                    Sportswriters -- United States. lcsh 
                    War correspondents. lcsh
                    Washington Afro-American.
                    Washington (D.C.) -- Newspapers. United States.
                    World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists.
                    World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Afro-American.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC:                DCLV96-A741 


Author:             Carter, Jeannette, 1886-1964
Title:              Papers, 1927-1964
Description:        .5 linear ft.
Notes:              Washington lawyer active in Republican politics and advocate 
                      of women's rights.  Correspondence, biographical material,
                      texts of speeches, programs, photographs, newspaper clippings, 
                      pamphlets, and broadsides relating to Carter's activities; 
                      together with material concerning her brother William Justin 
                      Carter, Sr. (1866-1947), an  attorney active in politics and 
                      labor in Harrisburg, Pa. 
                    Gift of Mrs. R.T. Ward, 1965.
Subjects:           Afro-American women social reformers -- Washington D.C.) lcsh
                    Carter, William Justin, 1866-1947. 
                    Women political activists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh 
                    Women's rights. 
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:         4.72.13 
NUCMC #:              DCLV96-A355 


Author:             Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893 
Title:              Papers, 1844-1884
Description:        .5 linear ft.
Notes:              Educator, editor of the Provincial Freeman, civil rights 
                      activist, and advocate of women's suffrage.  Correspondence, 
                      biographical materials, texts of speeches, editorials, 
                      reports, personal documents, printed materials, and programs 
                      relating to Shadd's activities in the United States and 
                      Canada. 
                    Gift of Vanetta Willis, 1971.
Subjects:           Afro-American women civil rights workers. lcsh
                    Women's rights. Women -- Suffrage. 
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.14 
NUCMC #:             DCLV96-A373 


Author:              Cassell, Albert, 1895-1969
Title:               Papers, 1925-1969 
Description:         13 linear ft. 
Notes:               Afro-American architect, engineer, planner, and educator. 
                       Personal and business correspondence, writings, legal 
                       and financial documents, architectural drawings with 
                       inventories, reports, and photographs relating to 
                       Cassell's activities in Washington, D.C., Maryland, 
                       and Virginia.  Includes documents relating to buildings
                       at Howard University and Morgan State University as well 
                       as a housing project for Afro-Americans in northeast 
                       Washington, D.C., and a proposed community development 
                       in Calvert County, Md.
                     Gift of Charles Cassell, 1975.
Subjects:            Afro-American engineers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                     Afro-American universities and colleges -- Maryland -- 
                       Baltimore.
                     Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington 
                       (D.C.)
                     Afro-Americans -- Housing -- Maryland -- Calvert County.
                     Afro-Americans -- Housing -- Washington (D.C.)
                     Architectural drawings. lcsh 
                     Howard University -- Buildings. 
                     Legal documents. lcsh Afro-American architects -- Washington 
                       (D.C.). lcsh
                     Morgan State College -- Buildings. 
Location:            Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                       (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:               DCLV96-A754 


Author:              Chapman, Charles Edward, 1880-?
Title:               Papers, 1791-1901
Description:         .5 linear ft.
Notes:               Contains letters of abolitionists and others, secured by 
                       Chapman, a Boston, Massachusetts postal clerk. 
                       Correspondents include Henry Bowditch, Lewis Hayden, 
                       Granville Sharp, Gerrit Smith, William Wilberforce and 
                       Francis Grimké.
                     Gift, 1958.
Subjects:            Abolitionists
                     Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll, 1808-1892 
                     Chapman, Charles Edward, b. 1880; As collector 
                     Grimké, Francis J. 
                     Hayden, Lewis 
                     Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899 
                     Lovejoy, J. C. 
                     May, Samuel Joseph, 1797-1871 
                     Nell, William Cooper, 1816-1874 
                     Philbrick, Edward 
                     Phillips, Wendell 
                     Putnam, George 
                     Trotter, James M. 
                     Twine, Thomas 
                     Wilberforce, William 
Location:            Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                       (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:          4.72.15 
NUCMC #:               MS 62-4277 


Author:              Christopher, Arthur, 1913-1967
Title:               Papers, 1933-1967
Description:         17 linear ft.
Notes:               Lawyer and civic worker. Consists of papers arising from 
                       Christopher's 1946 to 1967 career with the National 
                       Labor Relations Board, and his association with civic 
                       organizations in Washington, DC. Also includes family 
                       papers, legal files, framed documents and photographs, 
                       clippings, academic records, certificates, and awards.
                     Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Christopher, 1968.
Subjects:            Bar associations; Federal Bar Association
                     Bar associations; Washington, D.C.
                     Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
                     Christopher family
                     Federal Bar Association
                     Howard University; Faculty; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
                     Howard University; Students; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
                     Law practice; Washington, D.C.
                     Lawyers; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
                     National Labor Relations Board Union
                     National Labor Relations Board; Christopher, Arthur, Jr., 
                       solicitor
                     National Lawyers Guild
                     Parents' and teachers' associations; Washington, D.C.
                     United States; National Labor Relations Board; Cases
                     Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations
                     Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
                     Washington, D.C.; Courts
                     Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
                     Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies
Location:            Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:         4.72.16
NUCMC Number:         MS 83-1224


Author:             Civil Rights Documentation Project Vertical File
Title:              Collection, 1960-1973
Description:        9 linear ft.
Notes:              Between 1967 and 1973 Civil Rights Documentation Project 
                      personnel gathered this collection of materials about 
                      civil rights activities and organizations.  The Congress 
                      of African People, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, 
                      Poor People's Campaign, Student Nonviolent Coordinating 
                      Committee, and the Southern Conference Educational Fund 
                      are well-documented. 
Subjects:           Bibliographies; Civil Rights Documentation Project
                    Bibliography of Holdings, Civil Rights Documentation Project, 
                      Howard University
                    Civil rights; Civil Rights Documentation Project
                    Howard University; Civil Rights Documentation Project; 
                      Bibliography of Holdings
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        3.178.1 


Author:            Clarke, Thomas H.R., 1874-?
Title:              Collection, 1904-1947
Description:        1.5 linear ft.
Notes:              Author, columnist. Consists of scrapbooks about the citizens 
                      of Washington, D.C., and the deep South. Contains 
                      clippings about race relations, politics, and foreign 
                      affairs, pictures of prominent Negroes, programs, letters,
                      and articles from his columns in the Guardian (Boston, 
                      Mass). Also includes Clarke's manuscript, "Virginia's 
                      Contribution to the Republic" and biographical data 
                      about Clarke.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.)


Author:             Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846
Title:              Papers, 1814-1846
Description:        .5 linear ft.
Notes:              English philanthropist and abolitionist.  Chiefly correspondence 
                      relating to Clarkson's international efforts in connection 
                      with the abolition of slavery; together with clippings 
                      concerning slavery and the annexation of Texas, and anti-
                      slavery meetings in the early 1800's.
                    Correspondents include Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Lewis Tappan, 
                      and Roberts Vaux.
                    Purchase, 1949 and 1958.
Subjects:           Abolitionists -- England. lcsh
                    Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845.
                    Slavery.
                    Slave-trade.
                    Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873.
                    Texas -- Annexation to the United States.
                    Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.18.
NUCMC Number:        DCLV96-A376


Author:             Cobb, James Adlai, 1876-1958
Title:              Papers, 1897-1958
Description:        3 linear ft.
Notes:              Judge, lawyer. Includes letters of endorsement for his 
                      1934 reappointment as Municipal Court Judge in Washington, 
                      D.C. Also contains certificates of appointment to the 
                      Municipal and Supreme Courts, other certificates, awards, 
                      citations, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.
                    Gift of the Cobb estate through Charles H. Thompson, 1959.
Subjects:           Cobb, Howard, and Hayes, Washington, D.C.
                    Howard University; Faculty; Cobb, James Adlai
                    Howard University; Students; Cobb, James Adlai
                    Judges; Washington, D.C.
                    Lawyers; Cobb, James Adlai
                    Washington, D.C.; Courts; Municipal Court
                    Washington, D.C.; Law practice; Cobb, Howard, and Hayes
                    Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Judges
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:         4.72.19
NUCMC Number:         MS 62-4290


Author:             Consolidated Parent Group, Inc.
Title:              Records, 1947-1954
Description:        2.5 linear ft.
Notes:              Washington, D.C., based civic organization. Consists of 
                      correspondence, organizational reports, minutes, publicity 
                      materials, school data, court documents, manuscripts, 
                      membership information, photographs, and clippings.  These 
                      records relate to school desegregation which preceded the 
                      Brown v. Board of Education decision, outlawing school 
                      segregation.
                    Gift of Gardner L. Bishop, Burma Whitted, and James L. 
                      Haley, 1972.
Subjects:           Bishop, Gardner L.
                    Brown Junior High School, Washington, D.C.
                    Citizens' associations; Washington, D.C.
                    Corning, Hobart M.
                    Discrimination in education; Washington, D.C.
                    Education; Washington, D.C.
                    Hayes, George E. C.
                    Houston, Charles H.
                    Integration and segregation, Racial; Education; Washington, D.C.
                    Lawyers; Hayes, George E. C.
                    Lawyers; Marshall, Thurgood
                    Lawyers; Nabrit, James
                    Marshall, Thurgood
                    Nabrit, James
                    Parents' and teachers' associations; Washington, D.C.
                    Public schools; Washington, D.C.
                    School integration; Washington, D.C.
                    Supreme Court; School integration
                    Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations; Consolidated Parent 
                      Group, Inc.
                    Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Parent Group, Inc.
                    Washington, D.C; Education; Racial integration and segregation
                    Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
                    Washington, D.C.; Education Board
                    Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies; Women
                    Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Brown Junior High School
                    Whitted, Burma M.
                    Women's Action Committee; Washington, D.C. (Consolidated Parent 
                      Group)
                    Women's organizations; Washington, D.C.
Location:           Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                      (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:         4.72.20
NUCMC Number:         MS 83-1225


Author:             Cook Family
Title:              Papers, 1827-1969
Description:        1.5 linear ft. (ca. 180 items.)
Notes:              Chiefly biographical materials relating to Reverend
                      John Francis Cook (1810-1855) and his activities as
                      a pioneer of education for Afro-Americans and
                      founder of the Union Bethel Church in Washington,
                      D.C. Includes genealogical materials, correspondence, 
                      personal documents, and photographs concerning Cook 
                      family members, together with miscellaneous memorabilia
                      not directly connected with the family.
Subjects:          Afro-American clergy -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                   Cook, John Francis, 1810-1855.
                   Union Bethel Church (Washington, D.C.)
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.21
NUCMC Number:        DCLV96-A378


Author:            Cook, George William, 1855-1931
Title:             Papers, 1855-1931
Description:       .5 linear ft.
Notes:             Author, educator. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, 
                     addresses, biographical sketches, memorials, photographs, 
                     a scrapbook and a song composed by William Weston Patton, 
                     President of Howard University.
                   Gift, 1958.
Subjects:          Business; Education; Washington, D.C.
                   Childers, Lulu V.
                   Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963; 
                     As correspondent
                   Funeral rites and ceremonies; Cook, George William
                   Howard University; Administration
                   Howard University; Faculty; Cook, George William
                   Howard University; Presidents; Patton, William Weston
                   Howard University; Students; Cook, George William
                   Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
                   Howard University, Washington, D.C; School of Commerce and 
                     Finance
                   Patton, William Weston
                   Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; As correspondent
                   Spingarn, J. E. (Joel Elias), 1875-1939
                   Tunnell, W. V.
                   White, Walter F. (Walter Francis), 1893-1955; As correspondent
                   Wilkinson, F. D.
                   Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.22
NUCMC Number:        MS 83-1226


Author:            Cook, Will Mercer, 1903-1987
Title:             Papers, 1890-1985
Description:       8 linear ft.
Notes:             Scholar and diplomat. Includes papers related to Cook, 
                     and also his parents, composer Will Marion Cook 
                     (1869-1944), and singer and actress Abbie Mitchell
                     (1884-1960). The papers document Mercer's dual 
                     careers as scholar of the French language and Francophone 
                     literature and as diplomat to Niger, Senegal, Gambia and 
                     to the United Nations. Papers concerning Will Marion include
                     correspondence, business papers, writings, and sheet music. 
                     Among the papers of Mitchell's are correspondence, programs, 
                     and a recording of Mitchell singing. 
Subjects:          Actors and actresses; Mitchell, Abbie
                   Authors; Cook, Will Mercer
                   Briggs, Arthur
                   Composers; Cook, Will Marion
                   Cook, Marion A.
                   Cook, Will Marion
                   Diplomats; Cook, Will Mercer
                   Educators; Cook, Will Mercer
                   Gambia; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer, 
                     ambassador
                   Howard University; Faculty; Cook, Will Mercer
                   Mitchell, Abbie
                   Music; Collections; Cook, Will Marion
                   Niger; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer, 
                     ambassador
                   Oral histories; Briggs, Arthur
                   Oral histories; Cook, Will Mercer
                   Senegal; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer, 
                     ambassador
                   Senghor, Leopold
                   Singers; Mitchell, Abbie
                   Translators; Cook, Will Mercer
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.156


Author:            Cooper, Anna Julia, 1860-1964
Title:             Papers, 1881-1958
Description:       5 linear ft.
Notes:             Educator, author. Includes writings by Anna J. Cooper, 
                     biographical data, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, 
                     and material for her book about the Grimké Family. 
                     Also contains materials relating to Cooper's tenure as 
                     President of Frelinghuysen University, 1930-1941.
                   Gift of Regia Bronson, 1971.
Subjects:          Colleges and universities; Washington
                   Frelinghuysen University; Administration
                   Frelinghuysen University; Presidents; Cooper, Anna J.
                   Frelinghuysen University, Washington, D.C. (formerly 
                     Interdenominational University of Washington, D.C.)
                   Grimké family
                   Haywood, Anna Julia
                   Interdenominational University of Washington, D.C.
                   Jelavich, Charles, 1922-
                   Klein, Félix, 1862-1953 (b. Félix Phillippe Klein)
                   The Life and Writings of the Grimké Family
                   Washington, D.C; Education; Colleges and universities
                   Washington, D.C; Education; Colleges and universities; 
                     Law schools
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.24
NUCMC Number:        MS 83-1227


Author:            Cromwell Family
Title:             Papers, 1849-1955
Description:       20 linear ft.
Notes:             Consists of papers relating to the manumission of members of the 
                     Cromwell family: Elizabeth and Willis Cromwell and their seven 
                     children. Includes correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and 
                     records from several Washington, DC organizations, including 
                     the American Negro Academy, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, Dunbar 
                     High School, and St. Anna's Home.
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.25


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