MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS (M-R)



Author:        Mackey, Howard H. Sr., 1901-1987
Title:         Papers, 1925-1975
Description:   6 linear ft.
Notes:         Afro-American architect and educator; faculty member and head of the 
                 Architectural Department and School of Architecture and Planning at 
                 Howard University. Personal papers, correspondence, writings by 
                 Mackey, documents concerning the Architectural Department and School 
                 of Architecture and Planning at Howard University, project materials, 
                 photographs, slides, architectural drawings, and site plans relating 
                 to Mackey's activities at Howard and his career as a practicing 
                 architect. Includes material concerning Mackey's work as an 
                 architectural advisor to the governments of British Guiana and 
                 Surinam and his service on the preparatory committee for the 
                 1956 Conference on Town and Country Development Planning held in 
                 Trinidad. 
               Gift of Howard Mackey, 1975. 
Subjects:      Afro-American architects -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
               Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
               Architectural drawings. aat City planning -- Caribbean 
                 Area. 
               Conference on Town and Country Development Planning for the Caribbean 
                 (1956 : Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago) 
               Housing policy -- British Guiana. 
               Howard University. Architectural Dept. 
               Howard University. School of Architecture and Planning.
               Rural development -- Caribbean Area. 
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                 (Washington, D.C.)
Control No.:     DCLV96-A836


Author:        Martin, Charles W., (1850-?)
Title:         Papers, 1860-1865
Description:   1 linear ft.
Notes:         Soldier.  Journal, volunteer lists, general and special orders, blank 
                 forms, roll books, muster roll, forms for receipt of clothing, 
                 hospital statements, death statements, and poll tax records of 
                 colored people in Louisiana; returns of enlisted men in the company 
                 of Norman R. Martin. Many are connected with "K" Company, 
                 20th Regiment of the U.S. Army stationed in Louisiana during 1864 
                 and 1865. Card index in the library.
               Gift of Mrs. Martin, 1959.
Subjects:      Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                 black African ancestry)
               Blacks; Louisiana
               Blacks; Medical affairs; Military affairs; Civil War
               Civil War; Blacks; Troops
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Campaigns and battles
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Louisiana
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Medical and sanitary affairs
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Personal narratives
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers of dead
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers, lists, etc.
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Supplies
               Louisiana; Afro-Americans
               Louisiana; History; Civil War, 1861-1865
               Louisiana; Population elements; Blacks
               Louisiana; Tax; Poll tax
               Martin, Norman
               Poll tax; Louisiana
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.74
Control No.:     MS 62-4285


Author:        Maryland War Bounty, 1816-1872
Title:         Records
Description:   5 linear ft.
Notes:         Military and other records, chiefly of Maryland blacks who enlisted 
                 in the U.S. Army and Navy during the War of 1812 and Civil War, 
                 and of nonresidents who enlisted in Maryland.  Includes discharge 
                 records, pension claims, bounty drafts, proofs of identity, 
                 letters from survivors, death certificates, manumission records, 
                 wills, indentures, and treasury notes. 
               Gift of Richard Hale, 1969. 
Subjects:      Blacks; Maryland
               Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Civil War
               Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; War of 1812
               Blacks; Medical affairs; Naval service
               Bounties; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865; Maryland
               Bounties, Military; War of 1812; Maryland
               Civil War; Blacks; Troops
               Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty 
                 Records
               Freedmen
               Maryland; Civil War; Black troops
               Maryland; History; War Bounty Records
               Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission
               Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission; 
                 Revolution
               Maryland; War of 1812; Black troops
               Pensions; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865
               Pensions; Military; War of 1812
               Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission; Maryland
               Slavery in the United States; Emancipation
               United States; Navy; Blacks
               War of 1812; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty Records
               War of 1812; Soldiers; Blacks
Location:      Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                 (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:    4.72.75
Control No.:     MS 83.1246


Author:         Matzeliger, Jan Earnst, 1852-1889
Title:          Collection
Description;    4 linear ft.
Notes:          Inventor.  Includes research materials compiled by Sidney Kaplan, 
                  for a biographical article about Matzeliger. 
Subjects:       Boots and shoes; Shoe lasting invention
                Inventors; Matzeliger, Jan Earnst
                Kaplan, Sidney
                Patents; Shoe lasting invention
                United Shoe Machinery Company Toe Lasting Machine
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.76


Author:         Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
Title:          1825-1972
Description:    4 linear ft.
Notes:          Founded as Union Bethel A.M.E. Church; name changed 1881.  Official 
                  minutes (1838-1920s), indentures (1861-1892), certification of 
                  elected trustees, church publications, notes on church history, 
                  members, pastors, and organizations, and other records.  Also 
                  includes indentures endorsed by Frederick Douglass, and a volume 
                  of minutes of the Bethel Literary and Historical Association, from 
                  October 15, 1895 to October 28, 1902.  
                See also Simms Family Papers.
                Deposited by Josie Johnson, 1972. 
Subjects:       African Methodist Episcopal Church; Washington, D.C.
                Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
                Blacks; Churches and religious affairs; African Methodist Episcopal
                Blacks; Washington, D.C.
                Church records and registers; Washington, D.C.
                Douglass, Frederick
                History; Societies; Washington, D.C.
                Simms family
                Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.
                Washington, D.C.; Churches; Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal 
                  Church
                Washington, D.C.; Churches; Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal 
                  Church
                Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; African Methodist 
                  Episcopal
                Washington, D.C; Population elements; Blacks
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.77
NUCMC #:          MS 83-1247


Author:         Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939
Title:          Papers, 1900-1940
Description:    4 1/2 linear ft.
Notes:          Author, educator, and scholar. Relates chiefly to Miller's efforts 
                  to establish a National Negro Museum. Correspondents include 
                  Edwin Embree, Lloyd Garrison, F. D. Patterson, Julius Rosenwald, 
                  William G. Thirkield, and O. G. Villard.  Also contains 
                  biographical sketches of Miller, and obituaries, eulogies, funeral 
                  information and correspondence related to the death of Kelly 
                  Miller.  Contains photographs, and numerous newspaper clippings
                  of Miller's writings. 
                Gift, 1957.
Subjects:       Authors; Miller, Kelly
                Blacks; Museums
                Educators; Miller, Kelly
                Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950
                Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), b. 1897
                Howard University; Faculty; Miller, Kelly
                Howard University; National Negro Museum
                Museums; Blacks
                Museums and galleries; Washington, D.C.; National Negro Museum, 
                  Howard University
                National Negro Museum (Proposed)
                Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Kelly Miller Writes About'
                Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Lest We Forget'
                Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-
                Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932
                Thirkield, William G.
                Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949; As correspondent
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.78
NUCMC #:          MS 62-4284


Author:         Mizell, Alfonce and Freddie Perren
Title:          Collection
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Composers, arrangers. Contains seventeen musical scores arranged and 
                  composed by Alfonce Mizell and Freddie Perren, primarily for the 
                  Jackson Five.  Also includes a photograph of Deke Richards. 
Subjects:       Composers; Mizell, Alfonce
                Composers; Perren, Freddie
                'Jackson Five' (singing group)
                Perren, Freddie
                Singers; 'Jackson Five'
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:      4.72.79


Author:          Moorland, Jesse Edward, 1863-1940
Title:           Papers, 1790-1940
Description:     40 linear ft.
Notes:           Afro-American executive of the YMCA, trustee of Howard University, 
                   minister, and collector of books relating to Afro-Americans.  
                   Family and personal papers; general correspondence; speeches; 
                   photographs; and correspondence, clippings, printed materials, 
                   reports, and minutes relating to various organizations with 
                   which Moorland was affiliated, particularly the Association for 
                   the Study of Negro Life and History, Howard University, the 
                   Moorland Foundation, the Nazarene Congregation Church in Brooklyn, 
                   N.Y., the United War Work Campaign, the YMCA, the YMCA Colored 
                   Men's Dept., the YMCA International Committee, and the YMCA 
                   National Council.  Correspondents include Albert Cassell, W.E.B. 
                   Du Bois, James Stanley Durkee, William Leo Hansberry, William 
                   Alphaeus Hunton, James Weldon Johnson, Mordecai W. Johnson, Alain 
                   Locke, Kelly Miller, George Foster Peabody, Jean Toomer, Booker T. 
                   Washington, Charles H. Wesley, Carter Godwin Woodson, and Max 
                   Yergan.  
                 Gift of Jesse Edward Moorland, 1941.
Subjects:        Afro-American academic libraries -- Washington (D.C.)
                 Afro-American executives -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
                 Afro-Americans -- Societies, etc. 
                 Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc.
                 Cassell, Albert Irvin, 1895-1969, correspondent. 
                 Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, 
                   correspondent.
                 Durkee, J. Stanley (James Stanley), 1866-1951, correspondent.
                 Hansberry, William Leo, correspondent.
                 Howard University. Moorland Foundation. 
                 Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970, correspondent.
                 Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938, correspondent.
                 Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976, correspondent.
                 Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954, correspondent.
                 Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939, correspondent.
                 National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the 
                   United States of America. 
                 Nazarene Congregation Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
                 Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938, correspondent.
                 Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967, correspondent.
                 United War Work Campaign.
                 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, correspondent.
                 Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987, correspondent.
                 Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950, correspondent.
                 World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian 
                   associations.
                 Young Men's Christian associations -- United States.
                 Yergan, Max, 1894-1975, correspondent.
                 YMCA of the USA. 
                 YMCA of the USA. Colored Men's Dept.
                 YMCA of the USA. International Committee.
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:      4.72.80
NUCMC #:           DCLV96-A748


Author:          Murray, Daniel Alexander Payne, 1852-1925
Title:           Collection, 1872-1937
Description:     .5 linear ft.
Notes:           Assistant librarian, Library of Congress; bibliographer. 
                   Correspondence (1911-1917); biographical notes on some of the 
                   persons Murray intended to include in his Historical
                   and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout 
                   the World (never completed); and clippings, programs, 
                   invitations, photos, and other papers; together with 
                   correspondence (1908-1937) and legal papers (1899-1937)of 
                   Murray's wife, Anna Murray. Includes detailed biographical 
                   notes on Benjamin Banneker, Charles E.M. Brooks, and Alexander 
                   Hamilton; published letters to the editor from Murray concerning 
                   the school policies of Roscoe C. Bruce, assistant superintendent 
                   of schools in Washington; and U.S. Senate and local investigative 
                   reports on Bruce. Mrs. Murray's correspondence, in particular, 
                   reflects the Murrays' participation in Washington, D.C., social 
                   and civic life. 
Subjects:        Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                   black African ancestry); Education; Washington, D.C.
                 Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                   black African ancestry); History
                 Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                   black African ancestry); Washington, D.C.
                 Baird, Frank
                 Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806
                 Biographies; Blacks
                 Blacks; Biographies
                 Blacks; History
                 Blacks; Washington, D.C.
                 Brooks, Charles E. M.
                 Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
                 Education; Washington, D.C.
                 Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia 
                   of the Colored Race Throughout the World
                 Evans, Anna
                 Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804; Relating to
                 Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout 
                   the World
                 Librarians; Massachusetts; Washington, D.C.
                 Murray, Anna Evans
                 Public schools; Washington, D.C.
                 School superintendents and principals; Washington, D.C. 
                 United States; Congress; Senate; Investigations
                 United States; Library of Congress; Assistant librarian
                 Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
                 Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
                 Washington, D.C; Population elements; Blacks
                 Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr., assistant 
                   superintendent
                 Washington, D.C; Social life and customs
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:      4.72.81
NUCMC #:           MS 83-1248


Author:         Murray, Freeman Henry Morris, 1859-1950
Title:          Papers, 1883-1916
Description:    1.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Civil rights activist, publisher, author, editor, and printer, of 
                  Washington, D.C.  Contains correspondence, diaries (13 v.), mss. 
                  of writings, newspaper columns by Murray, financial papers, clippings, 
                  and other papers.  Contains letters from William Monroe Trotter, John 
                  Hope, Horace Bumstead, John Waldron, and Oswald Garrison Villard. Also 
                  includes correspondence related to Murray's affiliation with The Horizon 
                  and his research for his books.  Much of the collection relates 
                  to Murray's book, Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture (1916) 
                  and to The Horizon: A Journal of the Color Line, which he edited.  
                  Includes material relating to the Niagara Movement, and diary (1 v.) of 
                  Murray's wife, Laura Hamilton Murray. 
                Gift of Florence Murray, 1961. 
Subjects:       Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of 
                  black African ancestry); History
                American Negro Academy, Washington, D.C.
                Authors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris
                Blacks; Cultural affairs; Literature and literary affairs
                Blacks; Mass communication; Periodicals
                Columnists and columns
                Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt
                Editors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris
                Editors and editing; Periodicals; 19th and 20th centuries
                Education; Washington, D.C.
                Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture, by Freeman Henry Morris 
                  Murray Fuller, Meta Warwick
                The Horizon a Journal of the Color Line (Periodical)
                Journalism; Blacks
                Literature and literary affairs; Blacks
                Murray, Laura Hamilton
                Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Chips from the Quarry'
                Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'The Cynic Says'
                Niagara Movement
                Periodicals; Blacks
                Photographs; Afro-Americans
                Printers and printing; Washington, D.C.
                Sculptors and sculpture; 19th and 20th centuries
                Trotter, William
                Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Printers
                Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Publishers and publishing
                Washington, D.C; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.82
NUCMC #:          MS 83-1249


Author:         Murray, Pauli 1910-1985
Title:          Papers, 1943-1944
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Lawyer, author, educator, civil rights activist. Relates to Murray's 
                  role as tactician and advisor to undergraduate activists during 
                  the sit-in demonstrations of the Civil Rights Committee at Howard 
                  University.  Includes biographical data, letters, reports, minutes, 
                  notes on tactics, address lists, press releases, newspaper clippings, 
                  and notes relating to the activities of the Civil Rights Committee.
Subjects:       Civil rights
                Demonstrations; Washington, D.C.; Howard University
                Howard University; Administration
                Howard University; Civil Rights Committee
                Howard University; Demonstrations
                Howard University; Students; Political activity
                Washington, D.C.; Demonstrations; Howard University
                Washington, D.C.; Race relations
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.83


Author:         Murray, Peter Marshall, 1888-1969
Title:          Papers, 1910-1970
Description:    19.5 linear ft.
Notes:          Gynecologist, of New York, N.Y., and trustee of Howard University.  
                  Correspondence, articles, addresses, memoirs, biographical sketches, 
                  press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, 
                  photos and other papers; together with medical records of some of 
                  Murray's patients and papers relating to his grandson, John Wallace 
                  Murray, Jr. Much of the professional correspondence relates to the 
                  National Medical Association, of which Murray was president.  
                  Gift of Dr. Murray, 1967. Access restricted in part.  Physician, 
                  hospital administrator. Documents Murray's professional affiliations 
                  with Howard University and numerous medical societies. Includes 
                  correspondence, speeches, and memoirs.  Also contains scrapbooks 
                  documenting Murray's accomplishments and the establishment of Harlem 
                  Hospital.
Subjects:       Gynecology
                Howard University; Faculty; Murray, Peter Marshall
                Howard University; Students; Murray, Peter Marshall
                Howard University; Trustees; Murray, Peter Marshall
                Medical practice; 20th century; New York, N.Y.
                Medical Society of the County of New York
                Medicine; Organizations and societies
                Medicine; Societies, etc.; National Medical Association
                Medicine; Societies, etc.; New York
                Murray, John Wallace
                National Medical Association
                National Medical Association; Murray, Peter Marshall, president
                New York, N.Y; Medical affairs; Physicians' papers
                New York State University; Trustees; Murray, Peter Marshall
                Physicians; Murray, Peter Marshall
                Washington University, Washington, D.C; Trustees
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.84
NUCMC #:          MS 83-1250


Author:         Mu-So-Lit Club, Washington, D.C.
Title:          Records, 1915-1920
Description:    .5 linear ft.
Notes:          Established by prominent Afro-American men of Washington, D.C. in 
                  1905.  Contains the minutes of Executive Board of Governors and 
                  Permanent Quarters Committee, a brochure, and a newspaper clipping.  
                  Also contains material related to a celebration of Frederick
                  Douglass's birthday. 
Subjects:       Afro-American men -- Washington (D.C.) -- Societies and clubs.
Location:       Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                  (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:     4.72.85
NUCMC #:          DCLV96-A718


Author:          N.A.A.C.P.-District of Columbia Branch
Title:           Collection, 1921-1949 (bulk 1939-1948)
Description:     38.5 linear ft.
Notes:           Consists of organizational records:  correspondence, reports, 
                   minutes, financial papers, case files, broadsides, periodicals, 
                   speeches, typescripts, news articles, and press releases. 
                   Includes records of the Citizens Committee against Segregation 
                   in Recreation and the Committee for Racial Democracy in the 
                   Nation's Capital (later the Council for Civil Rights in the 
                   Nation's Capital).
Subjects:        Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.) 
                 Afro-Americans -- Segregation -- Washington (D.C.)
                 Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Societies, etc.
                 Case files. lcsh 
                 Citizens Committee against Segregation in Recreation 
                   (Washington, D.C.)
                 Committee for Racial Democracy in the Nation's Capital. 
                 Council for Civil Rights in the Nation's Capital. 
                 Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations.
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center 
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:      4.72.86
NUCMC #:           DCLV96-A747


Author:          Nickerson, Camille, 1882-1982
Title:           Papers, 1927-1970s
Description:     10 linear ft.
Notes:           Afro-American musician, composer, and music faculty member, Howard 
                   University (1926-1962).  Personal papers, correspondence, music 
                   programs (1927-1970), diaries (1937-1974), writings, musical 
                   compositions and arrangements, photographs, printed matter, and a 
                   scrapbook relating chiefly to Nickerson's career as a performer 
                   and her interest in Afro-American music and the Creole folk songs 
                   of Louisiana.
                 Gift of R. Louise Burge, 1983.
Subjects:        Afro-American women composers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                 Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
                 Afro-Americans -- Music. Folk songs, Creole -- Louisiana. 
                   Howard University -- Faculty.
                 Diaries. lcsh Music. lcsh 
                 Programs. aat Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) 
                   lcsh
Location:        Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                   (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:           DCLV96-A913


Author:           Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972
Title:            Papers, 1955-1987(bulk 1965-1974)
Description:      26 linear ft.
Notes:            Teacher, prime minister of the Gold Coast and president of Ghana, 
                    Pan-Africanist, and author. Correspondence, cables, speeches, 
                    writings by and about Nkrumah as well as writings by others on 
                    various other topics; organizational files; Ghanaian radio 
                    reports (1966-1969), printed materials, clippings, photographs, 
                    tapes, films, and other papers, relating to Nkrumah's life, 
                    writings, and activities in Conakry, Guinea, following the 1966 
                    coup in Ghana. Includes papers of Nkrumah's research assistant, 
                    biographer, and literary executor, June Milne, and papers of 
                    Nkrumah's associate, West Indian Pan-Africanist George Padmore, 
                    compiled by Dorothy Padmore for her unpublished biography of 
                    her husband. Correspondents include Grace and James Boggs, 
                    Shirley Graham Du Bois, Julia Wright Herve, Reba Lewis, Dudley 
                    Thompson, and Marvin Wachman.  Gift of June Milne.  Related 
                    materials pertaining to Panaf Books, Ltd., publishers of 
                    Nkrumah's books, have been removed from the collection and 
                    stored and described separately.  Access partially restricted.
Subjects:         Africa -- Politics and government.
                  Anti-imperialist movements -- Africa.
                  Boggs, Grace Lee, correspondent.
                  Boggs, James, correspondent.
                  Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977, correspondent.
                  Ghana -- History -- 1957- Ghana -- History -- Coup d'âetat, 1966. 
                  Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
                  Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979. 
                  Herve, Julia Wright, correspondent. 
                  Milne, June, 1920- Padmore, Dorothy.
                  Padmore, George, 1903-1959.
                  Pan-Africanism.
                  Presidents -- Ghana. lcsh
                  Prime ministers -- Ghana. lcsh
                  Refugees, Political -- Guinea -- Conakry. lcsh 
                  Thompson, Dudley, correspondent.
                  Wachman, Marvin, 1917- , correspondent.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A890


Author:           OG Omniun-Gatherum
Title:            Collection, 1778-
Description:      17.5 linear ft.
Notes:            Consists of mostly single item manuscript materials.  A 
                    compendium of materials ranging from: letters written 
                    by John Brown and Marcus Garvey; articles and speeches 
                    by Francis Grimke and W.E.B. Du Bois; scrapbooks by 
                    Rev. John Mifflin Brown and Rev. William Henry Scott; 
                    clippings on Civil War activities; poetry by Langston 
                    Hughes and Countee Cullen; proofs and manuscripts of 
                    writings by John Hope Franklin, Charles Wesley and 
                    others. Also includes artifacts, broadsides, playbills, 
                    programs, slave indentures, deeds of emancipation, 
                    bills of sale, and receipts dating to the 18th century.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)


Author:           Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Title:            Letters, 1846-1856
Description:      .5 linear ft.
Notes:            Abolitionist, theologian, Unitarian clergyman, publicist, 
                    educator.  Consists of twenty-one letters written to 
                    abolitionist and politician Samuel Gridley Howe, 
                    discussing politics, religion, and abolitionist activities.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.87


Author:           Payne, Daniel Alexander, 1811-1893
Title:            Papers, 1856-1878
Description:      .5 linear ft.
Notes:            Afro-American senior bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal 
                    Church and president of Wilberforce University.  A diary 
                    recording Payne's activities during 1856; a journal relating 
                    to his activities during 1877-1878; and a photostatic copy of 
                    a letter written to the Reverend T.M.D. Ward in 1870.
Subjects:         African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Bishops.
                  Afro-American clergy -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
                  Bishops -- United States. lcsh
                  Diaries. lcsh 
                  Ward, Thomas M. D., correspondent.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.88
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A592


Author:           Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, 1837-1921
Title:            Papers, 1867-1873
Description:      1 linear ft.
Notes:            State legislator, lieutenant governor, and Republican leader of 
                    Louisiana.  Correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings, 
                    printed matter, and other papers, relating to Pinchback's
                    political career in Reconstruction Louisiana and his disputed 
                    U.S. Senate seat (so-called "Louisiana Case," eventually denied 
                    him); together with biographical sketch and minutes of Colored 
                    Newspaper Men and Union Progressive Club.
Subjects:         Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States 
                    of black African ancestry); Societies, etc.; Union 
                    Progressive Club
                  Blacks; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
                  Blacks; Organizations and societies
                  Clubs; Blacks Colored Newspaper Men
                  Journalism; Blacks
                  Journalism; Societies, etc.; Colored Newspaper Men
                  Louisiana; Governors; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward
                  Louisiana; History; Reconstruction, 1865-1877
                  Louisiana; Lieutenant governors; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton 
                    Steward
                  Louisiana; Politics
                  Louisiana; Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
                  Louisiana; Senators; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward
                  Paris, France; Medical affairs; Hospitals
                  Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period); Louisiana
                  Republican Party; Louisiana
                  Senators; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward (Louisiana)
                  State legislators' papers; Louisiana
                  Union Progressive Club, New Orleans, La.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.89
NUCMC #:            MS 83-1251


Author:           Pool, Rosey Eve, 1905-1971
Title:            Papers, 1959-1967
Description:      1 linear ft.
Notes:            Author, educator, and editor of two anthologies of Afro-American 
                    poetry; b. Amsterdam.  Chiefly correspondence with established 
                    and emerging Afro-American poets; together with personal papers.  
                    Correspondents include Robert J. Abrams, Samuel W. Allen (writing 
                    as Paul Vesey), Imamu Amiri Baraka (writing as LeRoi Jones), 
                    Julian Bond, Arna Bontemps, Roscoe Lee Browne, John Henrik Clarke, 
                    Owen Dodson, Mari Evans, Langston Hughes, Ann Petry, and Arthur B. 
                    Spingarn.
                  Gifts of Rosey E. Pool, 1962, 1965, 1967.
Subjects:         Abrams, Robert J., 1924- correspondent.
                  Allen, Samuel W., correspondent. 
                  American poetry -- Afro-American authors.
                  Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- , correspondent.
                  Bond, Julian, 1940- , correspondent.
                  Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973, correspondent.
                  Browne, Roscoe Lee, correspondent.
                  Clarke, John Henrik, 1915- , correspondent.
                  Evans, Mari, 1923- , correspondent.
                  Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent.
                  Petry, Ann Lane, 1911- , correspondent.
                  Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971, correspondent.
                  Women editors. lcsh
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.90
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A533


Author:           Prattis, Percival Leroy, 1895-1980
Title:            Papers, 1930s-1970s
Description:      18 linear ft.
Notes:            In part, photocopies. Afro-American journalist, political 
                    activist, and editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, one 
                    of the oldest Afro-American newspapers, from 1936-1961.  
                    Personal papers, correspondence, articles, columns, 
                    interviews, speeches, press releases, programs, 
                    invitations, memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks 
                    relating to Prattis's career as a journalist and his 
                    interest in civil rights for Afro-Americans, black history, 
                    race relations, and world peace. Includes records of the 
                    Pittsburgh Courier and personal papers of former Courier 
                    president and editor Robert L. Vann.
Subjects:         Afro-American journalists -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh. 
                  Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
                  Afro-Americans -- History. 
                  Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry -- Pennsylvania -- 
                    Pittsburgh.
                  Black newspapers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. 
                  Newspaper editors -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh
                  Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, Pa. : 1910 : National ed.)
                  Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, Pa. : 1955 : National ed.)
                  United States -- Race relations.
                  Vann, Robert L., 1887-1940.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.146
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A729


Author:           Prometheans, Inc.
Title:            Records 1942-1945
Description:      .5 linear ft.
Notes:            Established in 1944 by surviving Afro-American combat soldiers of 
                    the 92nd Infantry Division, who had met at the Howard University 
                    detachment of the Army Specialized Training Program in 1943. 
                    Correspondence, financial papers, constitution, application                     forms for membership, newsletters, postcards, and a photograph.  Correspondents include 
                    Merze Tate, first organizational coordinator of the Prometheans.
                  Gifts of Merze Tate, 1945 and 1950. 
Subjects:         Afro-American veterans -- Societies and clubs.
                  Tate, Merze, 1905-, correspondent. 
                  United States. Army. Infantry Division, 92nd -- Societies, etc.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.91
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A720


Author:           Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, 1828-1904
Title:            Collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1900.
Description:      .5 linear ft.
Notes:            Afro-American minister, lyricist, and president of Howard 
                    University, 1889-1903. Personal and family data, 
                    correspondence, manuscript notes and poetry, sermons, 
                    printed material, and a photograph; together with the 
                    papers of Charles S. Syphax, a professor and dean at 
                    Howard University, consisting of letters, applications, 
                    and correspondence relating to his work at the university.
Subjects:         Afro-American clergy. lcsh 
                  Afro-American college presidents -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                  Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                  Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington (D.C.)
                  Lyricists. lcsh 
                  Sermons, American. lcsh
                  Syphax, Charles S. (Charles Sumner)
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.92
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A605


Author:           Ransom, Leon A. (Leon Andrew), 1900-1954
Title:            Papers, 1936-1948
Description:      6 linear ft.
Notes:            Afro-American lawyer, educator, and faculty member of the Howard 
                    University School of Law.  Personal and family papers, 
                    correspondence, writings, case files, correspondence and press 
                    releases from the national headquarters and District of Columbia 
                    Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored 
                    People, and clippings, relating chiefly to Ransom's legal career 
                    and his involvement in civil rights cases concerning such issues 
                    as discrimination in teachers' salaries, public transportation, 
                    jury exclusion, and race riots.  Includes materials concerning 
                    Ransom's tenure at the Howard University School of Law and his 
                    activities as founder of the Committee for Racial Democracy in 
                    the Nation's Capital.
                  Gift of Mary Ransom Hunter, 1988. 
Subjects:         Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh 
                  Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
                  Afro-American teachers -- Salaries, etc.
                  Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
                  Afro-Americans -- Education.
                  Afro-Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
                  Case files. aat Legal documents. lcsh
                  Committee for Racial Democracy in the Nation's Capital.
                  Discrimination in employment -- United States.
                  Howard University. School of Law -- Faculty.
                  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
                  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 
                    District of Columbia Branch.
                  Segregation in education -- United States.
                  Segregation in transportation -- United States.
                  United States -- Race relations.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A842


Author:           Rapier Family
Title:            Papers, 1836-1883
Description:      2 linear ft.
Notes:            Correspondence of James Thomas Rapier (1839-1884), U. S. 
                    Representative from Alabama, John Rapier, Sr., John Rapier, 
                    Jr., Richard Rapier, Henry R. Thomas, James P. Thomas, 
                    and Sarah Thomas; diary (dating from 1857) of John H. Rapier, 
                    journalist, surgeon, and world traveler, containing cash 
                    accounts, clippings, and indications of letters written 
                    and received; and a Rapier autobiography. Card index in the 
                    library.
                  Gift, 1957.
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.93
NUCMC #:            MS 62-4283


Author:           Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973
Title:            Papers, 1913-1962
Description:      1 linear ft.
Notes:            Afro-American poet and lyricist.  Correspondence, clippings, 
                    photographs, printed material, programs, and memorabilia 
                    relating to Razaf's career as a songwriter. Includes a 
                    scrapbook and two bound volumes of songs by Razaf.  Also 
                    contains some a poem composed by his mother, Jennie Waller 
                    Razaf, and a photograph of Will Marion Cook and William 
                    Spiller.
                  Gift of Andy Razaf, 1962. 
Subjects:         Afro-American composers. lcsh 
                  Afro-Americans -- Music. 
                  Lyricists -- United States. lcsh
Location:         Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                    (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:       4.72.94
NUCMC #:            DCLV96-A530 


Author:            Reynolds, Anita Thompson Dickinson, 1901-1980
Title:             Collection, 1850-1980
Description:       9 linear ft.
Notes:             Afro-American psychologist, teacher, art instructor, actress, 
                     dancer, and model.  Diaries, correspondence, programs, 
                     invitations, numerous photographs, drafts of an autobiography 
                     entitled Tan Experience, artifacts, memorabilia, 27 
                     cassette tapes, and transcripts relating to Reynolds's 
                     activities in the United States, Europe, North Africa, and 
                     particularly St. Croix, Virgin Islands, where she was manager 
                     of the Virgin Islands. Correspondents include Ralph Bunche, 
                     Langston Hughes, Man Ray, Ernest Schachtel, Kristians Tonny, 
                     and Richard Wright.
                   Gift of Otey Scruggs. Access partially restricted.
Subjects:          Afro-American college teachers -- Virgin Islands -- 
                     Saint Croix. lcsh
                   Afro-American psychologists -- Virgin Islands -- 
                     Saint Croix. lcsh
                   Afro-American women executives -- Virgin Islands -- 
                     Saint Croix. lcsh
                   Afro-Americans -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix.
                   Autobiographies. lcsh 
                   Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971, correspondent.
                   College of the Virgin Islands. 
                   Diaries. lcsh 
                   Employment services -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix. 
                     Psychology -- Study and teaching -- Virgin Islands -- 
                     Saint Croix. 
                   Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent. 
                   Photographs. lcsh
                   Ray, Man, 1890-1976, correspondent.
                   Schachtel, Ernest G., correspondent.
                   Tonny, Kristians, 1907-1977, correspondent.
                   Transcripts.  aat Afro-American women -- Virgin Islands -- 
                     Saint Croix.
                   Virgin Islands Employment Service.
                   Women psychologists -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix. lcsh
                   Wright, Richard, 1908-1960, correspondent.
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.95
NUCMC #:             DCLV96-A627


Author:            Rillieux, Norbert, 1806-1894
Title:             Collection, ca. 1957
Description:       .5 linear ft.
Notes:             Biographical sketches, photostat copies of correspondence, and a 
                     newspaper clipping relating to the Afro-American engineer 
                     Norbert Rillieux (1806-1894), whose invention of an evaporating 
                     apparatus revolutionized the international sugar manufacturing 
                     industry.
                   Gift of Sidney Kaplan, 1957. 
Subjects:          Afro-American engineers. lcsh 
                   Afro-American inventors. lcsh
                   Biography. lcsh 
                   Sugar -- Manufacture and refining. 
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.96
NUCMC #:             DCLV96-A628


Author:            Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Title:             Collection, 1907-1988
Description:       6 linear feet
Notes:             Writings by and about the Afro-American actor, singer, scholar, 
                     and political activist Paul Robeson, awards and tributes, 
                     correspondence, photographs, typescripts and galley proofs for 
                     Paul Robeson: the Great Forerunner, published by Freedomways 
                     in 1977, Russian letters to Robeson from schoolchildren in the 
                     Soviet Union (with English translations) congratulating Robeson 
                     on his seventy-fifth birthday, documents relating to the Robeson 
                     archives in Berlin and exhibitions about Robeson held at the 
                     Academy of Arts in Berlin, posters, recordings, and films; 
                     together with material related to Eslanda Goode Robeson 
                     (1896-1965), chemist, anthropologist, and writer. Includes files 
                     documenting the activities of the Ad Hoc Committee to Memorialize 
                     Paul Robeson, Washington, D.C.  Correspondents include William W. 
                     Cardozo and Elizabeth Cardozo Nicholas.
                   Gift of George B. Murphy, Jr. Bust of Robeson donated by Russian 
                     sculptress Hanya Batyi is in the repository's Museum Collection. 
Subjects:          Ad Hoc Committee to Memorialize Paul Robeson (Washington, D.C.)
                   Afro-American actors. lcsh 
                   Afro-American anthropologists. lcsh
                   Afro-American women chemists. lcsh 
                   Akademie der Kèunste (Berlin, Germany)
                   Cardozo, William W., correspondent.
                   Nicholas, Elizabeth Cardozo, correspondent.
                   Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965.
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #:             DCLV96-A948


Author:            Ruffin Family
Title:             Papers, 1832-1936
Description:       1.5 linear ft.
Notes:             Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, minutes of the Freedman's 
                     Lincoln Memorial Association, genealogical and biographical 
                     papers of the Ruffin family of Boston, and newspaper clippings
                     on Ruffin's appointment as judge and on his relationship to 
                     the National Convention of Colored Men.  Includes papers of 
                     John Lewis Mostly relates to the professional and political 
                     activities of George Lewis Ruffin, Boston lawyer, member of 
                     the Massachusetts legislature, and municipal court judge. 
                     Correspondents include Edward Wilmot Blyden, George Washington 
                     Cable, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Archibald Grimké, 
                     Wendell Phillips, Charles Lenox Remond, Florida Ruffin Ridley, 
                     John S. Rock, and George W. Williams.
                   Gift, 1958.
Location:          Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
                     (Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #:        4.72.97
NUCMC #:             MS 62-4282


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