MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS (D-G)



Author          Dabu Gizenga's Collection on Kwame Nkrumah
Title:          Papers, 1939-1974
Description:    13.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Newsclippings, journal articles, documents, printed materials, tape 
                  recorded interviews, photographs, and artifacts relating chiefly to 
                  Kwame Nkrumah, first prime minister and president of Ghana, and to 
                  Pan-Africanism; together with Gizenga's correspondence and notes 
                  related to the collection.
                Bequest of Dabu Gizenga, 1980.
                Books, newspapers, and journals removed and housed in the 
                  repository's Library Division.
                Recorded music removed and housed in the repository's Music 
                  Department.
                Posters removed and housed in the repository's Prints and 
                  Photographs Department.
Subjects:       Audiotapes. lcsh
                Ghana. President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)
                Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
                Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.
                Interviews. lcsh
                Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.
                Pan-Africanism.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:   4.72.40
NUCMC Number:   DCLV96-A719


Author:         Daniel, A. Mercer, 1887-1976
Title:          Papers, 1890-1971
Description:    3 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American attorney, educator, and librarian at Howard University 
                  School of Law.
                Personal papers, writings, documents by and about Charles Houston, 
                  Vice-Dean of the Howard University School of Law, publications of 
                  the Howard University School of Law, photographs, and scrapbooks. 
                  Includes Daniel's unpublished history of the Howard University School 
                  of Law and information about the A. Mercer Daniel Law Library at 
                  Howard University.
                Gifts of A. Mercer Daniel, 1970 and 1973.
                Charles H. Houston papers, 1857-1950 are held by the repository.
Subjects:       A. Mercer Daniel Law Library.
                Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.).  lcsh
                Afro-American librarians -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950.
                Howard University. School of Law.
                Law libraries -- Washington (D.C.)
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC Number:   DCLV96-A755


Author:         Davidson, Eugene C., 1896-1976
Title:          Collection, 1933-1940
Description:    1.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American civil rights activist and realtor, of Washington, D.C.
                Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, leaflets, and 
                  programs documenting the lives of Davidson and other Washington, 
                  D.C. civil rights activists, particularly George Rycraw. Includes 
                  materials about the New Negro Alliance, the Associated Negro Press, 
                  and the Washington, D.C. branch of the N.A.A.C.P.
                Gift of Dr. Edmonia Davidson.
                Recorded interviews with Davidson are located in the repository's 
                  Oral History Department.
Subjects:       Afro-American civil rights workers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.)
                Afro-Americans -- Employment -- Washington (D.C.)
                Associated Negro Press.
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 
                  District of Columbia Branch.
                New Negro Alliance.
                Rycraw, George.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.26
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A399


Author:         Davidson, Shelby Jeames, 1868-1930
Title:          Papers, 1893-1918
Description:    1 linear ft.
Notes:          Inventor, lawyer, civic worker.  Includes sketches and patent 
                  references related to his inventions, biographical data, 
                  correspondence, organizational materials, and photographs.  
                  Material relating to Davidson's law career and organizational 
                  affiliations (including NAACP).
                Gift of Edmonia W. Davidson, 1972.
Subjects:       Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
                Howard University; Students; Davidson, Shelby Jeames
                Inventions and inventors; 19th and 20th centuries
                Inventors; Davidson, Shelby Jeames
                Law practice; 19th and 20th centuries; Washington, D.C.
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
                Washington, D.C.; History; Societies
                Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:   4.72.27
NUCMC Number:   MS 83-1228


Author:         Davis, John Warren, 1888-1980
Title:          Papers, 1905-1980
Description:    28 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American educator, administrator, scientist, author, and civil 
                  rights activist.  Personal and family papers, correspondence, speeches, 
                  writings by Davis and others, documents concerning organizations with 
                  which Davis was affiliated, subject files, photographs, memorabilia, 
                  artifacts, and audiotapes relating to Davis's activities on behalf of 
                  Afro-American education, civil rights, and international cooperation. 
                  Includes materials relating to Davis's activities as director of the 
                  U.S. Technical Cooperation Administration in Liberia, research concerning 
                  Afro-American education and employment conducted by Davis through the 
                  Phelps-Stokes Fund and the National Technical Association, and materials 
                  relating to his involvement with African-American Institute, Freemasons, 
                  Morehouse College, National Association for the Advancement of Colored 
                  People and its Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Science 
                  Foundation, Unesco, and West Virginia State College.
                Gift of Ethel Davis, 1983.
Subjects:       Afro-American authors. lcsh
                Afro-American civil rights workers. lcsh
                Afro-American college teachers -- Georgia -- Atlanta. lcsh
                Afro-American college teachers -- West Virginia -- Institute. lcsh
                Afro-American freemasons. lcsh
                African-American Institute.
                Afro-American scientists. lcsh
                Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
                Afro-Americans -- Education.
                Afro-Americans -- Employment.
                Afro-Americans -- Professional education.
                Audiotapes. lcsh
                Freemasons.
                Liberia -- History -- 1944-1971.
                Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
                NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
                National Science Foundation.
                National Technical Association (U.S.)
                Phelps-Stokes Fund.
                UNESCO.
                United States. Technical Cooperation Administration.
                West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.)
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC Number:      DCLV96-A757


Author:         Desdunes, Pierre-Aristide, 1828-1894
Title:          Collection, 1828-1894
Description:    .5 linear ft. (2 v.)
Notes:          Afro-American poet, of New Orleans, La.  An indexed ledger of poetry 
                  and prose by Desdunes and other Creole writers from New Orleans 
                  and a ledger of Desdunes's personal reflections on social and 
                  political issues of the late 1800s.
                In French.
                Gift of A.P. Turcaud, 1952.
Subjects:       Afro-American poets -- Louisiana -- New Orleans. lcsh
                American poetry -- Afro-American authors.
                French-American poetry -- Creole authors.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.28
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A400


Author:         Dickey, Robert J. Jr., ? - 1941
Title:          Papers, 1880s-1930s
Description:    3 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American civil servant in Washington, D.C.  Correspondence, 
                  financial papers, materials related to organizations with which 
                  Dickey was affiliated, memorabilia, and photographs; together 
                  with publications and newspaper clippings concerning black history 
                  and culture, and financial records of Dickey's friend Anna E. 
                  Thompson and her mother, Mary E. Thompson.
Subjects:       Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Other authors:  Thompson, Anna E.
                Thompson, Mary A.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.134
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A401


Author:         Dodson, Owen Vincent, 1914-1983
Title:          Papers, 1930-1968
Description:    5 linear ft.
Notes:          Author, poet, playwright, dramatist, educator.  Includes manuscripts 
                  and reviews of Dodson's plays and novels, music scores, and programs 
                  from his publications and productions, as well as correspondence, 
                  play scripts, and poetry.  Includes many photos of Lillian Evanti 
                  (Lillian Evans Tibbs), coloratura soprano from Washington, D.C. 
                Gift of Mr. Dodson, 1963.
Subjects:       Authors; Dodson, Owen Vincent
                Drama; Criticism
                Drama; Playwrights; Papers; 1930s and after
                Drama; Script collections
                Dramatists; Dodson, Owen Vincent
                Evans, Lillian
                Evanti, Lillian, 1891-1967 (b. Lillian Evans)
                Howard University; Drama Department
                Howard University; Faculty; Dodson, Owen Vincent
                Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
                Photographs; Evanti, Lillian
                Poets; Dodson, Owen Vincent
                Poets and poetry; Papers of persons active in; 20th century; 
                  1930s and after
                Singers
                Singers; Evanti, Lillian
                Teachers and teaching; Drama and theater
                Theater; Festivals
                Theater; Playbills and programs
                Theater; Production and direction
                Theater; Programs
                Tibbs, Lillian Evans
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.29
NUCMC Number:     MS 83-1229


Author:         Dorsey, Thomas (1812-1875) and William (1837-?)
Title:          Collection, 1850s-1900s
Description:    1 linear ft.
Notes:          Autographs, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, 
                  scrapbooks, and engravings relating to black Americana collected 
                  by two prominent Philadelphia Afro-Americans, Thomas Dorsey 
                  (1812-1875) and his son William Henry Dorsey (b. 1837).  
                  Includes an engraving of Reverend Peter Williams by Patrick Reason, 
                  and news articles about Reverend Augustine Tolson. 
Subjects:       Afro-Americans -- Collectibles.
Other authors:  Reason, Patrick.
                Tolson, Augustine.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.30
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A409


Author:         Douglass, Frederick, 1817-1895
Title:          Collection, 1874-1943
Description:    6 linear ft.
Notes:          Abolitionist, journalist, diplomat, and orator.  Contains 
                  biographical data, manuscripts, correspondence, documents, 
                  speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, and clippings 
                  relating to the life of Frederick Douglass and some of his 
                  descendants.  Gifts of various sources. 
Subjects:       Abolitionists; Douglass, Frederick
                Abolitionists; Garrison, William Lloyd
                Abolitionists; Stowe, Harriet Beecher
                Abolitionists; Whittier, John Greenleaf
                Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States 
                  of black African ancestry); History
                Authors; Stowe, Harriet Beecher
                Bailey, Frederick Augustus Washington
                Brown, John
                Chicago, Illinois; World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
                Civil rights
                Civil rights; 19th and 20th centuries
                Diplomatic service (United States); 19th century
                Douglass family
                Exhibitions; Illinois; World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
                Garrison, William Lloyd
                Genealogy; Douglass family
                Haiti
                Haiti; Diplomatic and consular service; Douglass, Frederick, 
                  minister
                Journalism; Journalists' papers; 19th century
                Poets; Whittier, John Greenleaf
                Slavery and slaves; Antislavery movements; Black abolitionists
                Slavery in the United States
                Stowe, Harriet (Beecher)
                Whittier, John Greenleaf
                World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1893
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.31
NUCMC Number:     MS 83-1230


Author:         Downing, George T., 1819-1903
Title:          Papers, 1840-1930; (bulk ca. 1860-ca. 1890).
Description:    1 linear ft.
Notes:          Businessman and abolitionist active in Newport, R.I., New York, N.Y., 
                  and Washington, D.C.
                Personal papers, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to Downing 
                  and his family; together with texts of speeches, programs, and 
                  invitations documenting the activities of prominent abolitionists 
                  including Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, Gerrit Smith, and 
                  Charles Sumner.
Subjects:       Afro-American abolitionists. lcsh
                Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
                Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895.
                Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.
                Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874.
                Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.136
Control No.:      DCLV96-A408


Author:         Drew, Charles R., 1904-1950
Title:          Papers, 1900-1980s
Description:    16 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American surgeon, author, and pioneer in the storage of human 
                  blood.  
                Gifts of Dr. R. Frank Jones, 1973, Mrs. Minnie Lenore Drew, 1974, 
                  and James L. Marshall, 1981.
                Personal and family papers, writings and research on blood plasma 
                  and blood banks, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to 
                  Drew's activities; together with materials documenting his work 
                  with the Blood Transfusion Betterment Association during World 
                  War II.
Subjects:       Afro-American physicians. lcsh
                Blood banks.
                Blood plasma.
                Blood Transfusion Betterment Association.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.32
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A410


Author:         Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
Title:          Collection, 1909-1918
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          In part, photocopies.
                Afro-American college teacher, author, and Pan-Africanist.
                Correspondence between Du Bois, B.N. Baker, David Fairchild, and 
                  Milton Fairchild concerning a lecture series entitled Illustrated 
                  lessons in morals, during 1909-1910.
Subjects:       Afro-American authors. lcsh
                Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
                Moral education.
Other authors:  Baker, Bernard Nadal, 1854-1918, correspondent.
                Fairchild, David, 1869-1954, correspondent.
                Fairchild, Edwin Milton, 1865-1939, correspondent.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.33
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A709


Author:         Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870
Title:          Collection, ca. 1863
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Photocopies.
                Four holograph mss. by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), a poem and three 
                  essays concerning French politics and the authorship of the novel 
                  La Dame aux camelias; together with biographical material and 
                  photographs relating to Thomas Alexandre Dumas (1762-1806),
                  Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), and Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895).  
                  Also includes a biography and family tree of the Dumas family.  
                  In French.
Subjects:       Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895.
                Dumas, George Alexander
                Dumas, Thomas Alexandre, 1762-1806.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.34
NUCMC Number      DCLV96-A712


Author:         Dunnigan, Alice A., 1906-1983
Title:          Papers, 1947-1977
Description:    13 linear ft.
Notes:          Journalist, educator, and politician.  Correspondence, writings, 
                  newspaper clippings, press passes, and invitations highlight 
                  the career of the first African American woman journalist 
                  accredited to the White House, Senate, and House of 
                  Representative Press Corps.  The bulk of the material relates 
                  to Dunnigan's work as education consultant for the President's 
                  Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity.
                Gift of Alice Dunnigan, 1974.
Subjects:       Associated Negro Press
                President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity (PCEEO)
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)


Author:         Durkee, James Stanley, 1866-1951
Title:          Papers, 1831-1938
Description:    6 linear ft.
Notes:          Minister, educator, Howard University President.  Includes diaries, 
                  sermons, pastoral prayers, manuscripts, correspondence, a 
                  marriage record book for 1910-1918, photographs, and legal 
                  papers of his father, James Joseph Durkee.  Also contains 
                  a scrapbook of genealogical information on the Durkee family from 
                  1630-1898.
Subjects:       Artists; Corning, S. D.
                Baptist Church; Clergy; Durkee, James Stanley
                Boston Herald
                Boston, Massachusetts; Newspapers
                Congregational Church; Clergy; Durkee, James Stanley
                Congregational churches; Clergy; Papers
                Congregational churches; Sermons
                Corning, S. D.
                Durkee, Joseph James
                Durkee family; Genealogy
                Genealogy; Durkee family
                Howard University; Presidents; Durkee, James Stanley
                Howard University, Washington, D.C; President
                Literature and literary affairs; Papers of persons active in; 
                  19th and 20th centuries; 1830s and after
                Newspapers; Boston Herald
                Prayers and prayerbooks; Congregational churches
                Propaganda; Russian
                Russia; Propaganda
                Sermons; Durkee, James Stanley
                Sermons; 19th and 20th centuries; Congregational
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.35
NUCMC Number      MS 83-1231

Author Dykes, Eva B. Title: Papers, 1914-1977 Description: 1.25 linear ft. Notes: Afro-American English professor at Howard University and the first Afro-American woman to earn a Ph.D at Radcliffe College, in 1921. Personal papers, correspondence, writings, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, and photographs relating to Dykes's activities. Gift of Dr. Dykes, 1977. Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh Seventh Day Adventist Church Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, D.C.) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.138 Control No.: DCLV96-A411


Author:         Edwards, Lena, 1900-1986
Title:          Papers, 1905-1985; (bulk 1960-1985).
Description:    5.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American obstetrician-gynecologist; b. 1900; d.
                  1986.
                Programs, correspondence, articles and newsclippings, certificates 
                  and awards, photographs, speeches, interviews, and writings 
                  related to Dr. Edwards's activities as a physician, community 
                  activist, and educator in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and 
                  Texas.  Includes materials concerning her volunteer work with 
                  migrant workers at St. Joseph's Mission and her establishment 
                  of Our Lady of Guadeloupe Maternity Clinic for migrant women 
                  at Hereford, Texas.
                Gift of Dr. Lena Edwards, 1986.
Subjects:       Afro-American physicians. lcsh
                Maternal health services -- Texas -- Hereford.
                Migrant labor -- Medical care -- Texas -- Hereford.
                Our Lady of Guadeloupe Maternity Clinic (Hereford, Tex.)
                St. Joseph's Mission (Hereford, Tex.)
                Women physicians -- United States. lcsh
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.139
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A434


Author:         Egypt, Ophelia Settle, 1903-1984
Title:          Papers, 1930-1980
Description:    11 linear ft.
Notes:          Afro-American sociologist, social worker, educator, and author; 
                  b. 1903; d. 1984.
                Personal and family papers, correspondence, writings, memorabilia, 
                  and photographs relating chiefly to Egypt's activities in 
                  Washington, D.C. as an advocate of family planning and birth 
                  control.  Includes unpublished ms. titled Raggedy Thorns based
                  on interviews with 100 former slaves from Tennessee; together with 
                  materials related to Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington 
                  and Planned Parenthood-World Population. Correspondents include 
                  Glenn Carrington, Barrington Dunbar, Ruth Lewis Hall, Langston 
                  Hughes, and members of Egypt's family.
Subjects:       Afro-American social workers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                Afro-American sociologists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                Birth control -- Washington (D.C.)
                Egypt, Ophelia Settle -- Family.
                Freedmen -- Tennessee -- Biography.
                Interviews. lcsh
                Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington.
                Planned Parenthood-World Population (U.S.)
                Slavery -- Tennessee.
                Women social workers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                Women sociologists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Other authors:  Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975, correspondent.
                Dunbar, Barrington, 1901-1978, correspondent.
                Hall, Ruth Lewis, correspondent.
                Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.140
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A442


Author:         Fauset, Crystal Bird, 1893-1965
Title:          Collection, 1944-1959
Description:    3 linear ft.
Notes:          Educator, social worker, civic leader, and state legislator.  
                  Includes scrapbooks documenting Fauset's association with 
                  the United Nations Council of Philadelphia, an autobiographical 
                  sketch, correspondence, and photographs.
                Gift, 1966. 
Subjects:       Educators; Fauset, Crystal Bird
                Gandhi, Indira
                Ghana; History
                India; Description and travel
                Nehru, Jawaharlal
                Pakistan; Description and travel
                Pennsylvania; State legislators; Fauset, Crystal Bird
                Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; United Nations Council of Philadelphia
                Philadelphia, Pa.; Civic and community affairs
                Philadelphia, Pa.; Politics; Papers of persons active in
                Social workers; Fauset, Crystal Bird
                State legislators' papers; Pennsylvania
                United Nations Council of Philadelphia (Pa.)
                United Nations Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.36
NUCMC Number:     MS 83-1232


Author:         Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, 1898-1980
Title:          Papers, 1919-1980
Description:    17 linear ft.
Notes:          Physician, administrator, and activist.  Dr. Ferebee served as a 
                  professor at the Howard University Medical School and as Director 
                  of Howard University's Health Services while she maintained her 
                  private medical practice.  The bulk of the collection chronicles 
                  Dr. Ferebee's work with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Girl Scouts of the 
                  U.S.A., National Council of Negro Women, D.C. Commission on the
                  Status of Women, and The Women's Institute.
                Gift of Carol Ferebee, 1980.
Subjects:       Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
                Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Mississippi Health Project
                American Association of University Women
                D.C. Commission on the Status of Women
                Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
                Howard University Health Services
                Howard University Medical School
                International Council on Women
                National Council of Negro Women
                Southeast House
                The Women's Institute
                World Health Organization
                Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)


Author:         Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.
Title:          Collection, 1841-1890
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Photocopies.
                Established in 1841 by John F. Cook; formerly the First Colored 
                  Presbyterian Church.
                Constitution, minutes, registers of pastors, elders, trustees, 
                  officers, church members, funerals, baptisms, and marriages, 
                  and a subscription book signed by Cook; together with a 
                  souvenir program dated 1916.
Subjects:       Afro-American churches -- Washington (D.C.)
                Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Religion.
                Church records and registers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Other authors:  First Colored Presbyterian Church (Washington, D.C.)
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.37
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A727


Author:         First Congregational Church, Washington, D.C.
Title:          Records, 1865-1870
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Established 1865 in Washington, D.C.  Addresses, statements, 
                  sermons, by-laws, resolutions, minutes, proceedings, programs, 
                  and newspaper clippings.  
Subjects:       Church records and registers -- Washington (D.C.).  lcsh
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.38
NUCMC Number:     DCLV96-A721


Author:        Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962
Title:         Papers, 1908-1972
Description:   75 linear ft.
Notes:         Afro-American sociologist, educator, author, and head of the Dept. of 
                 Sociology at Howard University.
               Personal and family papers, correspondence, subject files, writings 
                  by Frazier and others, research files and notebooks, photographs, 
                  memorabilia, and scrapbooks.  Subject files include topics 
                  pertaining to the Afro-American family, Afro-American youth, race 
                  relations, social conditions in Harlem, and to Frazier's involvement 
                  in various organizations, including African Studies Association, 
                  American Association of University Professors, American Sociological 
                  Society, and Unesco.
               Gift of Marie Brown Frazier, 1977.
Subjects:      African Studies Association.
               Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
               Afro-American families.
               Afro-American sociologists -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
               Afro-American youth.
               American Association of University Professors.
               American Sociological Society.
               Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
               United States -- Race relations.
               Unesco.
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.39
Control No.:     DCLV96-A444


Author:         Goins, Gregoria Fraser, 1883-1964
Title:          Papers, 1843-1962
Description:    13.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Musician.  Reflects Goins's interests in gardening, music, community 
                  affairs, religious philosophy, and her homeland, Santo Domingo. 
                  Includes manuscripts of "Letters to Sally," "Miss Doc" 
                  and "The Loguen Family"; also includes her autobiography; 
                  scrapbooks, albums, genealogy, and photos, documenting Goins's 
                  career and family history; biography by Goins of her mother, Sarah 
                  Marinda (Loguen) Fraser, second black woman physician in the U.S. and 
                  first woman physician in the Dominican Republic; and organizational 
                  material from National Association of Negro Musicians, Washington 
                  Music Teachers Association, Treb Clef, and Gregorian Studio of Music 
                  (in Washington), which she operated. 
                Gift, 1965. 
Subjects:       Bethune, Mary McLeod
                Blacks; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
                Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Physicians
                Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
                Burroughs, Nannie
                Cromwell, John Wesley, Mrs.
                Dominican Republic; Physicians
                Foster family
                Fraser, Gregoria
                Fraser, Sarah Marinda Loguen
                Fraser family
                Fraser family; Genealogy
                Genealogy; Fraser family 
                Genealogy; Loguen family 
                Goins family 
                Goins family; Genealogy
                Gregorian Studio of Music, Washington, D.C.
                Loguen family
                Music and musical affairs; Blacks
                Music and musical affairs; Education, instruction and study; 
                  Washington, D.C.
                Music teachers; Societies, etc.
                Musicians; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser)
                National Association of Negro Musicians
                Photographs; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser) 
                Physicians; Blacks
                Physicians; Fraser, Sarah Marinda Loguen 
                Physicians; Women Syracuse
                Teachers and teaching; Societies; Washington, D.C.
                Treble Clef Club, Washington, D.C.
                University; Students; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser)
                Washington Music Teachers Association, Inc. (D.C.)
                Washington, D.C; Education; Music schools
                Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies; Educational
                Washington, D.C.; Treble Clef Club
                Women; Occupations; Physicians
                Woodson, Carter G.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.41
NUCMC Number:     MS 83-1233


Author:        Gregory, Thomas Montgomery 1888-1971
Title:         Papers, 1811-1941
Description:   8.5 linear ft.
Notes:         Soldier, educator, dramatist, author. Consists of Gregory's papers 
                 relating to his activities with the Howard University Drama 
                 Department and the Howard Players, including correspondence, 
                 manuscripts, documents, posters, photographs, scripts of plays, 
                 scrapbooks and tapes of personal memoirs collected by Gregory, 
                 on abolition and slavery, Civil War, the military, American 
                 judicial system, Africa, West Indies, and black history. 
                 Collected material includes an unpublished poem by Phillis 
                 Wheatley, mss. of speeches delivered at a testimonial banquet 
                 for Frederick Douglass (1883), and Gregory's notes on the 
                 material. Correspondents include prominent figures in the 
                 American theater. The papers reflect his army career in World 
                 War I and the New Jersey National Guard. 
               Gift of Mr. Gregory, 1966.
Subjects:      Africa
               Blacks; History
               Colleges and universities; Theater
               Courts; 18th to 20th century
               Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Relating to
               Howard Players
               Howard University, Washington, D.C; Drama
               Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
               Peters, Phillis Wheatley
               Slavery and slaves
               Slavery and slaves; Antislavery movements
               Teachers and teaching; Drama and theater
               Theater
               United States; Armed Forces; Blacks
               West Indies
               Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784
               World War (1914-1918); Service
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.42 
NUCMC Number:    MS 83-1234


Author:        Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958
Title:         Papers, 1887-1958
Description:   8 linear ft.
Notes:         Author and educator. Includes Grimké's diaries, and manuscripts of 
                 her writings, including "Mara." Also contains correspondence, 
                 notebooks, financial papers, and educational material.
               Gift, 1960.
Subjects:      Authors; Grimké, Angelina Weld
               Camp, Georgia Douglas
               Chace, Lillie Buffum
               Cornhill Publishing Company
               Dramas; 'Mara'
               Dramatists; Grimké, Angelina Weld
               Dunbar High School, Washington, D.C.; Faculty; Grimké, Angelina Weld
               Education; Washington, D.C.
               Grimké, Archibald H.
               Harper Brothers, N.Y. (Publishers)
               Huxtable, Joan
               Johnson, Georgia Douglas (Camp), 1877-1966
               Locke, Alain, 1886-1954 (b. Alain Leroy Locke)
               'Mara' (drama)
               Opportunity (Periodical)
               Poets; Grimké, Angelina Weld
               Schools; Washington, D.C.
               Scott, Emmett Jay, 1873-1957
               Smart Set (Periodical)
               Stebbins, Ellen B.
               Teachers and teaching; Washington, D.C.
               Washington, D.C; Education; Schools
               Washington, D.C; Education; Teachers and teaching
               Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Dunbar High School
               Wilson, Butler R.
               Wyman, Lillie Buffum (Chace), 1847-1929
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.43
NUCMC Number:    MS 62-4106


Author:         Grimké, Archibald Henry, 1849-1930
Title:          Papers, 1822-1930
Description:    23 linear ft.
Notes:          Lawyer, editor, author, lecturer, politician, and diplomat. Includes 
                  early papers about the Grimké-Weld and Grimké-Stanley 
                  families, business and personal correspondence, legal files, documents 
                  relating to Grimké's service as United States Consul to Santo 
                  Domingo, financial papers, manuscripts of articles and addresses, 
                  notebooks, and photographs.  Also contains material about the 
                  N.A.A.C.P. from 1913 and 1937. 
                Gift, 1960.
Subjects:       American Negro Academy, Washington, D.C.
                Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
                Books; Reviews and reviewing
                Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
                Burleigh, Harry T. (Harry Thacker), 1860-1939
                Chace, Lillie Buffum
                Committee of Twelve
                Consular service; United States; Dominican Republic
                Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1859-1964 (b. Anna Julia Haywood)
                Cromwell, John
                Cushing Academy
                Diplomats; Grimké, Archibald H.
                Dominican Republic; International relations (U.S.); Consular and 
                  diplomatic service
                Douglass, Helen (Pitts)
                Douglass Memorial House
                Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963; 
                  As correspondent
                Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906
                Editors; Grimké, Archibald H.
                Editors and editing
                Education; Washington, D.C.
                Foraker, Joseph B. (Joseph Benson), 1846-1917; As correspondent
                Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Washington, D.C.
                Garrison, Edwin 
                Grimké, Angelina Emily
                Grimké, Francis James, 1850-1937
                Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873
                Grimké, Sarah Stanley
                Grimké family
                Haywood, Anna Julia
                Jackson, Elizabeth Cabot
                Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938
                Law practice
                Lawyers; Grimké, Archibald H.
                Massachusetts; Medical affairs; Hospitals
                Massachusetts; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Psychiatric
                Morris, Emery T.
                McAdoo, Marth A.
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; 
                  Grimké, Archibald H., vice president
                National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; 
                  Washington, D.C.
                National Urban League
                Phillips, Wendell
                Photographs; Grimké, Archibald H.
                Pillsbury, A. E.
                Pitts, Helen
                Putnam, Elizabeth Cabot (Jackson), b. 1836
                Santo Domingo; Diplomatic and consular service; Grimké, 
                  Archibald H., consul
                Spingarn, J. E. (Joel Elias), 1875-1939
                Stanley family
                Thomas, William
                United States; Department of State
                United States; Department of the Interior
                United States; Navy Department
                United States; War Department
                Urban League
                Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949; As correspondent
                Washington, Booker T. (Booker Taliaferro), 1856-1915; 
                  As correspondent
                Washington, D.C; Charitable and social work; Frederick Douglass 
                  Memorial Home
                Weld, Angelina Emily (Grimké), 1805-1879
                Weld family
                Westborough, Mass.; Westboro State Hospital
                Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; As correspondent
                Wilson, Butler R.
                Wyman, Lillie Buffum (Chace), 1847-1929
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.44
NUCMC Number:    MS 62-4113


Author:       Grimké, Francis James, 1850-1937
Title:          Papers, 1833-1937
Description:    23 linear ft.
Notes:          Presbyterian minister, lecturer, trustee of Howard University. 
                  Consists of sermons and addresses delivered D.C. Also contains 
                  correspondence, tributes, Adult Bible Class lecture notes, 
                  scrapbooks, notebooks, and albums.  Includes  diaries and 
                  poetry of his wife, Charlotte Forten Grimké.
                Gift, 1938.
Subjects:       Appalachia; Sermons
                Appalachia; Washington, D.C.
                Art and artists
                Barbadoes, Frederick
                Blyden, Edward W.
                Booker, Charles A.
                Brawley, Benjamin Griffith
                Bruce, William Henry
                Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932
                Cook, John Francis, d. 1855
                Cornish, Louis Alexander
                Dorsey, Thomas Graham
                Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Tributes to
                Douglass, Helen
                Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.
                Forten, Charlotte
                Forten family
                Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C.
                Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Tributes to
                Grant, Henry F.
                Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958
                Grimké, Archibald H.
                Grimké, Charlotte (Forten)
                Howard University, Washington, D.C.
                Howard University; Trustees; Grimké, Francis J.
                Jacobs, Mrs.
                Johnson, Mordecai
                Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897
                Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
                Montgomery, Henry P.
                Peters, Charles H.
                Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Grimké, Francis James
                Presbyterian Church; Washington, D.C.
                Purvis, C. B.
                Purvis, Robert
                Reeve, John B.
                Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Tributes to
                Sermons; Grimké, Francis J.
                Sermons; Presbyterian
                Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919; Relating to
                Warring, William
                Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; Presbyterian
                Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; Presbyterian; 
                   Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church
                Washington, D.C.; Churches; Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church
                Washington, D.C; Medical affairs; Hospitals
                Washington, D.C; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Freedmen's Hospital
                Washington, George, 1732-1799
                Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
                Woman's Christian Temperance Union
                Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
                Worden, James H.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:      4.72.45
NUCMC Number:      MS 62-4112


Author:         Gross, Carl R., 1888-1971
Title:          Collection, 1856-1966
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Physician. Contains biographical materials about prominent blacks in 
                  Providence, Rhode Island, including Joseph H. Banks, Edward M. 
                  Bannister, Emma C. Clements, George Henry, John A. Jenkins, Matilda 
                  Sissieretta Joyner Jones, John C. Minkins, Joseph H. Monroe, and 
                  Malon A. Van Horne. Also includes a scrapbook, photographs, medals, 
                  and a biography of Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, a.k.a. "Black 
                  Patti." Includes post card of Phillis Wheatley and letter (1901) 
                  from John Brown Association of Torrington, Conn. 
                Gift of Dr. Gross, 1967. 
Subjects:       Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                  black African ancestry); History; Rhode Island
                Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                  black African ancestry); Rhode Island
                Banks, Joseph H.
                Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901
                Biographies; Blacks
                Black Patti
                Blacks; Biographies
                Blacks; Rhode Island
                Brown (John) Association
                Clements, Emma C.
                Connecticut; Organizations and societies
                Gross, Carl Russell, 1888-1971; As collector
                Henry, George, b. 1819
                Jenkins, John A.
                John Brown Association
                Jones, Matilda Sissieretta Joyner
                Jones, Sissieretta, 1869-1933 (b. Matilda Sissieretta Joyner)
                Joyner, Matilda Sissieretta
                Minkins, John C.
                Monroe, Joseph H.
                Peters, Phillis Wheatley
                Providence, Rhode Island; Afro-Americans
                Providence, R.I.; Population elements; Blacks
                Rhode Island; Population elements; Blacks
                Singers; Jones, Matilda Sissiereta Joyner
                Torrington, Conn.
                Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.46
NUCMC Number:     MS 83-1235

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